Travel Blogs from Waverley, Australia

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Back to the Future, Glen Waverley, Australia travel blog

Back to the Future

A travel blog entry by joelplotnek

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... terminal lounges are smaller and pokier than what I had anticipated. But first we had to check in. Qantas which is ubiquitous in Australia is just one of dozens of airlines here. There were just two desks open and a long queue even though we were early. ...

Car Rally, Wheelers Hill Hotel, Ferntree Gully Road, Wheelers Hill, Australia travel blog

Car Rally

A travel blog entry by car167

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Our inaugural car rally was held on Sunday17 February on a glorious sunny day which was perfect for a drive through the hills and although the temperature in Melbourne was 34 up in the hills it was cooler - thank goodness. 20 cars originally were ready ...

Things Australian, Waverley, Australia travel blog

Things Australian

A travel blog entry by cmnegus

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... (the closest thing here to root beer) Kangaroo road signs Please place all RUBBISH in the bins provided We also learned that UGG Australia is an american company that sells boots made in China.  Real Uggs are here and are everywhere! They are boots ...

525,600 minutes.., Glen Waverley, Australia travel blog

525,600 minutes..

A travel blog entry by abigailgorman

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... to choose defining moments that happened this year, I would say it would be Vitalis death, nan nearly dying and moving to Australia. These aren't exactly 'happy' moments, but they were moments where I had the utmost clarity and perspective on life. I ...

An awesome city with awesome people., Bondi Beach, Australia travel blog

An awesome city with awesome people.

A travel blog entry by garrykctravels

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... and then the royal botanical gardens. We got in a few sights though and checked out St. Mary's cathedral, the largest in Australia which had the Christmas nativity scene outside. In the botanical gardens we walked to the end to Mrs MacQuarie's Seat which ...

WELL, THIS TIME NEXT WEEK ..., Mount Waverley, Australia travel blog

WELL, THIS TIME NEXT WEEK ...

A travel blog entry by whibj

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One week to go! This time next week we will be close to landing in Singapore enroute to Paris. We will be returning to France for our European summer holiday, exploring Paris again as well as the Dordogne region of France in the south-west. Cases are ...

Die letzten entspannten Tage geniessen!, Bondi Beach, Australia travel blog

Die letzten entspannten Tage geniessen!

A travel blog entry by emilyaustralia

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Ihr Lieben zu Hause! Ich hoffe, euch geht's gut und das schlechte Wetter haelt sich noch einigermassen in Grenzen. Habt ihr schon Schnee? Ich bin inzwischen am Bondi Beach angekommen, einem der beruehmtesten Straende um Sydney herum bzw. in ganz ...

Georgina River, Toko, Australia travel blog

Georgina River

A travel blog entry by jordanboys

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We are now on the dirt road for a few days. A good spot beside the river, which has a couple of big puddles. The boys even slept in, for them! The sign here says that the River can be up to 15 to 30km wide in parts when in ...

2 cancelled Skydives & a trip to Featherdale.., Bondi Beach, Australia travel blog

2 cancelled Skydives & a trip to Featherdale..

A travel blog entry by imogenralove

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So today was the 2nd time my Skydive had been called off due to strong winds. I was starting to feel like I wasnt meant to do this! Once Id got to the location and then back to central it was midday so I decided to head over to Featherdale and snuggle ...

Une journée de grillade !, Bondi Beach, Australia travel blog

Une journée de grillade !

A travel blog entry by toukydunky

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Une journée magnifique,  Du soleil,  Un bon petit vent, Du surf, 6 Km de marche à pied, Faire les lézard au soleil, Un resto face à l'eau, Résultat : deux DouDou complètement cramés : nous avons pris des coups de soleil comme jamais....! ...

I'm surfing in the rain..., Bondi Beach, Australia travel blog

I'm surfing in the rain...

A travel blog entry by ljshearn

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Evening Had a cracking day today. Got up early for my surfing lesson which was brilliant;managed to stand and ride a wave a few metres which I was happy with! Empty beach because it was pouring and a bit nippy today. Apparently it can be glorious one day ...

Bondi Beach, Bondi Beach, Australia travel blog

Bondi Beach

A travel blog entry by julie_n_tim

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Ditto yesterday morning, but paid for bus to Bondi (15 min journey) Quite windy but sunny with brilliant surf - too wild to swim, but a few surfers out. Very fine, white sandy beach that can accommodate 35,000 according to the local signage - more like ...

Hay River to Batton Hill, Anatye, Australia travel blog

Hay River to Batton Hill

A travel blog entry by jasmonoz

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Another early 0800 departure. The track started to open out and we finally reached speeds if 30-40kph! We found a 7-8km stretch where we could travel along the sandy riverbed which was bliss. We dropped the tyre pressures further to around 16-18psi and ...

Breaking up, Waverley, Australia travel blog

Breaking up

A travel blog entry by eliseinoz

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... which is just about the price for a return ticket back to the US, fortunately. This is double the amount I paid to come to Australia for some unknown reason. The Aussie dollar is at its highest value it’s ever been (1 AUD=1.3USD), which is great for ...

Sun, Sea and Surf day ..and a Hitchcock moment, Bondi Beach, Australia travel blog

Sun, Sea and Surf day ..and a Hitchcock moment

A travel blog entry by roaminallover

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Day 3 25th July 2013 Another early start with the Gerbil.  At 5.30 he was up- I’m sure he would have been spinning on his wheel had he got one-instead he was tackling the shower, cleaning his teeth and then annoying me (who ...

Scenic Travel II, Dajarra, Australia travel blog

Scenic Travel II

A travel blog entry by evirichmond

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Leaving the mining town of Mt Isa we head south west to Dajarra, not knowing a thing about it. The maps indicate there are no bush campsites along the way which is unusual, but true. The landscape is both harsh, changing and truly beautiful. The road ...

Packing again, Mount Waverley, Australia travel blog

Packing again

A travel blog entry by afowler

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Ok so that didn't work. Need a bigger suitcase or let's try and be super smart and just pack bare essentials and see how that ...

Glen Waverley all day, Glen Waverley, Australia travel blog

Glen Waverley all day

A travel blog entry by bezza64

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Today I was invited to a 'Probus' meeting with my hosts, back at the club we went to yesterday.  Everyone was very friendly and nice to me but I was rather bored.  There was a lot of 'business' that meant nowt to me.  John was in charge of ...

Bondi Beach, Bondi Beach, Australia travel blog

Bondi Beach

A travel blog entry by maihaisu

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... .00 Uhr verboten war. Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts wurde Bondi Beach häufig von Familien und zum Picknick aufgesucht. ... Das Waverley Council baute den ersten Schutz der Surfer um 1903 auf, 1929 suchten etwa durchschnittlich 60.000 Menschen den Strand an ...

Orientation Activities, Mount Waverley, Australia travel blog

Orientation Activities

A travel blog entry by kathykingham

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Healesville Sanctuary   . ...

Shopping!, Glen Waverley, Australia travel blog

Shopping!

A travel blog entry by bezza64

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... ;It looks like England are doing OK in the first Test Match at the Gabba in Brisbane!  Come on Poms! We watched 'Top Gear in Australia' tonight on channel 9.  It was just Clarkson and May but was very funny and much better than their usual ...

Packing and a Party, Glen Waverley, Australia travel blog

Packing and a Party

A travel blog entry by bezza64

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... had ordered from one of the shops we visited this morning and we took some nice group photos. They all left about 10 and then I checked in for my flights home on John's computer and printed my boarding cards.  Last sleep in Australia ...

Melbourne Cup Day, Glen Waverley, Australia travel blog

Melbourne Cup Day

A travel blog entry by bezza64

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It was really cold here yesterday and only 4 degrees when I woke up this morning.  It's warmer at home!!!   Fortunately the sky was clear and so it warmed up quickly and I was sitting in the garden by 10.   I had a message from Diana to ...

Always hunting for something- a job!, Waverley, Australia travel blog

Always hunting for something- a job!

A travel blog entry by eliseinoz

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I've been settled into my house for a few days now, only one issue really… my landlord/roommate’s niece and nephews that live here (yes they still live here) are so loud in the morning! I did not sign up for this! They’re up at 7am ...

Back Home, Mount Waverley, Australia travel blog

Back Home

A travel blog entry by gregd999

Well the captain didn't have a clue about the arrival time. The computer was right within a few minutes, and we arrived ahead of schedule in Sydney. Now I know what purgatory is. 16 hours on an Aerolineas Argentinas flight from Buenos Aires. An old ...

Lots of critters, not a lot of work, Waverley, Australia travel blog

Lots of critters, not a lot of work

A travel blog entry by eliseinoz

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My life isn't too fascinating currently I’m afraid… But I should probably write a little something before I forget. The weather here in Sydney has been quite "balmy" lately, mostly super humid and warm (75-85) every day, which I cannot say I ...

Sweet sweet silence!, Waverley, Australia travel blog

Sweet sweet silence!

A travel blog entry by eliseinoz

Again I have to apologize for being rather boring lately, but it's not so bad or hard being lazy in Sydney, Australia! Last weekend, I went into the city to meet up with Heidi (and her Italian friend Isabel) to go to a public outdoor pool so that we ...

2300 Flight Melbourne to Hong Kong, Glen Waverley, Australia travel blog

2300 Flight Melbourne to Hong Kong

A travel blog entry by wombat99

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Gavin arrived at home about 7:30pm to take us to the airport.  He had just received his passport in the mail and seemed a little wistful that he wasn't coming with us.  Made good time to the airport and baggage and ticketing was also quick. Had ...

Sydney!, Bondi Beach, Australia travel blog

Sydney!

A travel blog entry by bertrandbde

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Leaving Melbourne on monday to take a flight to Sydney. I am staying at my erasmus friends flat Laure and Franck, who welcome me in their amazing flat overseeing Bondi beach. You can literally see the beach from everywhere in the house (even from the ...

Starting the journey, Glen Waverley, Australia travel blog

Starting the journey

A travel blog entry by daniellemcnicol

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The day has finally arrived - we are off to sunny Spain. We had a nice relaxed day. The first order of business was to drop Coco off at "camp kitty". Once she was checked into her suite, which included a heat pad to keep her nice and warm it was off to ...

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