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(Martin) Laurence of Australia (& Kate), Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

(Martin) Laurence of Australia (& Kate)

A travel blog entry by martinandkate

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Get it? Laurence of Australia instead of Laurence of Arabia? Fraser Island = Sand = Arabia = Laurence = Martin. Well I liked it anyways. Sorry. Apologising at the start of a blog is never a good thing. An early start as promised. Alarm ...

Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia travel blog

Adelaide

A travel blog entry by tmm-mam

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... near the river. imageimage After lunch we made our way across the river to the Adelaide Oval, one of the main cricket grounds in Australia and Maura's favourite. No games were on but we went in, had a look at the Don Bradman collection, and got a bit of ...

Snip, Snip, Snip, Busselton, Australia travel blog

Snip, Snip, Snip

A travel blog entry by wanderlustcat

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The new job has begun and a week of it has passed; it's quite boring and not something I'd want to brag about on my resume, but it's money, isn't it? It's not really packing grapes so much as cleaning them up to be packed: snipping out the rotten ones, ...

Sydney - without regrets, Sydney, Australia travel blog

Sydney - without regrets

A travel blog entry by florby

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... than 5 years, and I can say I have no regrets in life now. I wished I could stay with her for longer. She is the apple of my eye, soul of my life, and after 5 years, I am even more sure of that. Took the train back and had a good rest. Sydney, ...

Sydney - Singapore, Arncliffe, Australia travel blog

Sydney - Singapore

A travel blog entry by florby

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... , typical budget cost control measures. Spent our remaining money having chai lattes and donuts at the eateries. Bought snacks for the flight as well. Nothing much to note at the duty free shops though. Scooting back to Singapore at 1pm! Sydney, ...

XXXX and the City, Brisbane, Australia travel blog

XXXX and the City

A travel blog entry by martinandkate

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... are worth about $3 each depending on where you buy it. The choice was from the top selling 'XXXX Gold' (second in Australia to 'VB'), 'XXXX Bitter' (only really sold well in Queensland - a bitter lager), 'Summer Bright XXXX' (a Corona alternative, ...

Mission Beach, Mission Beach, Australia travel blog

Mission Beach

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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Mission Beach, stretching for 14kms of beautiful sand looking out to Dunk Island, was another beautiful Aussie beach. Camping right up on the beach front, as some skydivers parachuted onto the beach, with a stubby and a pancake, was a bearable way to ...

Townsville, Townsville, Australia travel blog

Townsville

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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... and then headed via a series of very enjoyable hair-pin bends and a delightful dirt track to Wallaman Falls. At 278kms this is Australia's longest single drop waterfall, and it is amazing.   Arriving into the car park at the top of the drop it was ...

Noosa, Noosa, Australia travel blog

Noosa

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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Lovely Noosa treated me very well, after all that driving to get there. The morning was spent walking along the harbour, and visiting the many lovely shops, a significant amount of which I looked for too dishevelled to even window shop in.   Then ...

Bovine Romantics, Quirindi, Australia travel blog

Bovine Romantics

A travel blog entry by wanderlustcat

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The Hatfields (Peter, Lynda, his wife and the other owner, and Kym, their daughter, around my own age but generally quiet) are getting the most out of my time; I paint the outside of dormitory huts, I saw, I sand, I feed animals, I weed, I vacuum floors, ...

Good morning Sydney!, Sydney, Australia travel blog

Good morning Sydney!

A travel blog entry by budz888

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Up early for my flight as can be seen from the sunrise pic. Even looking at the sun on a computer monitor I still feel as though I should be looking at the screen with sun-glasses on... View of Sydney from David's of course. Bit ...

The Perils and the Pleasures, Sydney, Australia travel blog

The Perils and the Pleasures

A travel blog entry by wanderlustcat

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Some days exist solely to remind you that no-one can be a backpacker forever. Sometimes, when everything is going so smoothly, you feel like it's a lifestyle you maintain forever, this living out of a bag, bouncing from spot to spot, meeting people, ...

Port Stephens the Great Lakes., Nelson Bay, Australia travel blog

Port Stephens the Great Lakes.

A travel blog entry by rossandsue

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Wednesday 16th October. We packed up and planned to leave around 9am but with Dave , myself and the guy next door all about to leave together. We let the guy next door leave first then we both hooked up together and hit the road around 9.15am. We arrived ...

Wet and Windy in the Whitsundays - Day 3, Airlie Beach, Australia travel blog

Wet and Windy in the Whitsundays - Day 3

A travel blog entry by martinandkate

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... man was yet another lovely German we had met on this part of the trip. Luke and Fiona were great fun and spoke enthusiastically of Australia, and some of the places we are yet to visit – but yet reminded us that a lot of people here have ventured ...

Now to get the family home, Koordarrie Station, Australia travel blog

Now to get the family home

A travel blog entry by pablop

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Monday 26th After a bit of brekkie and pot plant watering, I did a bit of servicing of the ute and headed off to check the condition of the track to Yanrey station.  While topping up the front diff oil due to the leaking wheel seal, I found ...

The Sound of Silence - NT of Australia, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia travel blog

The Sound of Silence - NT of Australia

A travel blog entry by cristinaw

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... largest single rock in the world. (The world's largest rock: Mt. Augustus in the Golden Outback region of Western Australia.) Kata Tjuta, also known as The Olgas, are a group of large domed rock formations located about 365 km southwest of ...

Sunburnt in Sydney, Sydney, Australia travel blog

Sunburnt in Sydney

A travel blog entry by jsnicka

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... house and bridge. The next day woke up early to do the 7km walk from Bronte beach to the most famous beach in Australia, Bondi. The walk was fantastic and the cliffs and beaches are spectacular. After winding down from that I walked into downtown ...

Welcome to the Top End, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Welcome to the Top End

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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Another ridiculous rushed morning and I didn't even get to finish my first cup of coffee before Adrian started the bus to get everyone on board. The BOSS had a mouthful of toothpaste and others were still running around picking up last bits and pieces. ...

The Red Centre, Uluru, Australia travel blog

The Red Centre

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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Another truly dreadful night in the Melanka Backpacker. Words cannot adequately express how truly bad this place is. It should be either totally refurbished or pulled down. The common spaces and the bathrooms have not been cleaned in two days; our room ...

Station issues & rain, rain, rain, Koordarrie Station, Australia travel blog

Station issues & rain, rain, rain

A travel blog entry by pablop

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Monday 21st   Normal early morning watering, but I started early and finished early as I knew I would be spending time at the Matts site and wanted to avoid being out on the tracks during the hottest part of the day. Since the dirt has been pushed ...

On The Road Again, Albany, Australia travel blog

On The Road Again

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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... I am at all familiar with but it sems to be quite good fun. I think the most noteworthy thing so far is this - Australia is beautiful. I mean really, remarkably beautiful. True, there are a few to many things hiding in the bushes that want to kill ...

Watarrka National Park, Kings Canyon, Australia travel blog

Watarrka National Park

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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Kings Canyon is probably the next most visited site in the centre of Australia after the Uluru-Kata Juta region. It's a very impressive gorge in one of the regions many sandstone ranges. The rim walk is a 3 hour trek that starts from the mouth of the ...

Animals and Airplanes, Fremantle, Australia travel blog

Animals and Airplanes

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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Just a short one from Vinny. Not all of us have throw ourselves into such a heavy employment load as my cohort. I've been taking it rather easier. A few gardening jobs here and there. One weeding for two old Aussie brothers, who started sucking down ...

Theodor Storm, Fremantle, Australia travel blog

Theodor Storm

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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... point and in no time we were boarding the Theodor Storm, the aforementioned cargo ship on a journey from Europe to Singapore to Australia and back again. Our first pleasant surprise was the quality of the room - it was clean, for starters. We were ...

New Years Eve in Sydney - unforgettable!!, Sydney, Australia travel blog

New Years Eve in Sydney - unforgettable!!

A travel blog entry by marshallmatters

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So on the 30th December, after Nic had finished work, we packed up Jethro and headed off up to Sydney to celebrate New Year. New Year's Eve for Nic and I is normally spent with family and friends at a party at my parents house and has been that way ...

The Night Sky Welcomes Me to the South, Sawtell, Australia travel blog

The Night Sky Welcomes Me to the South

A travel blog entry by wanderlustcat

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On Monday night, after a roaring game of Trivial Pursuit which Helen won handily (despite my konwing all the answers to the preponderance of questions about ice hockey), I said, "You know, I haven't seen the southern stars since I arrived; I'd like to ...

Off we go on another adventure., Adelaide, Australia travel blog

Off we go on another adventure.

A travel blog entry by stevegrace

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Well here we go. Up bright and early and off to the airport. A quick cup of coffee with Sue and Enzo and we're on our ...

Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Canberra

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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... can be barbequed!   Our final day was spent engaged in the vast exhibits of the War Memorial, poignantly commerating Australia's role in twentieth century conflicts. As a historian it was interesting to escape the classic European / American ...

The Anti Tourist, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

The Anti Tourist

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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"Tower, this is Ghost Rider requesting a flyby" -- Top Gun St Patrick's Day came and went with lots of work, lots of Red Bull, and more than a few Iraqi Occupations. We managed to break all records at the pub, including biggest day for ...

Palm Beach and more of Sydney, Palm Beach, Australia travel blog

Palm Beach and more of Sydney

A travel blog entry by marshallmatters

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No blog as such in that there is no real write up, just some more photos of our time in Sydney and of Palm Beach which is north of Sydney as it better known as Summer Bay, location of Aussie soap opera Home and Away.  We hope you enjoy the ...

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