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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 ...

Singapore to Berry, NSW, Australia!!!, Berry, Australia travel blog

Singapore to Berry, NSW, Australia!!!

A travel blog entry by marshallmatters

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... them when he passes. Off for our maiden voyage to Jervis Bay which is one of the many National Parks in Australia. Jethro happily trundled along the winding roads that led us to our destination. We swam, then went for something to eat ...

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, ...

A quick visit to Sale before heading West, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

A quick visit to Sale before heading West

A travel blog entry by pablop

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As I may be away for up to 7 months, before heading west I planned a visit to Sale to visit with family and friends, before hitting the road West.   Plan of attack - Thursday - - Do some of the last minute packing into the Prado - Travel to Sale in ...

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 ...

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 ...

The Blue Mountains, Bondi, Australia travel blog

The Blue Mountains

A travel blog entry by madman96

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The night ended nice and late but with just enough sleep to wake up at the crack of dawn to catch a bus to the blue mountains.  Unfortunately the weather didn't cooperate on this gloomy day, but I did get to see a kangaroo in the wild!  ...

Christmas in summer - very very odd, Berry, Australia travel blog

Christmas in summer - very very odd

A travel blog entry by marshallmatters

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... , what we would be doing or who we would be spending it with. As it turned out we would be spending Christmas in Australia, doing lots of fun and unusual activities (unusual in the sense that Christmas in the sun offers a whole different lot of ...

A flying visit to Uluru, Yulara, Australia travel blog

A flying visit to Uluru

A travel blog entry by marshallmatters

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So, after a couple of weeks on the road, we decided that we would give Jethro a well earned break and flew up to Uluru (the truth is that we didn't dare risk driving through thousands of kilometres of desert with nothing but the burning sun and snakes ...

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 ...

The beautiful city of Sydney, Sydney, Australia travel blog

The beautiful city of Sydney

A travel blog entry by marshallmatters

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As we all know Pat is a very friendly guy and one of the many friends that he has made over the years, Chris, happens to live in a lovely place called Manly, north of Sydney centre. Chris and Pat had never actually met ...

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 ...

An Epic Day, Bondi, Australia travel blog

An Epic Day

A travel blog entry by madman96

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A late morning and we head to a nice Bondi brunch place called Trio where I was introduced to truffled eggs, which may have changed my life forever.  I absolutely died and considered ordering a second round before some people we "knew" magically ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 new 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 ...

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 ...

Banjo Paterson's Waltzing Maltilda, Winton, Australia travel blog

Banjo Paterson's Waltzing Maltilda

A travel blog entry by rossandsue

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Thursday 23rd May. After the Stagecoach tour we drove back to the Apex Free camp and had curry pies for lunch the hooked up the van and set off for Winton. We arrived just after 4pm and checked into the Maltilda Country Caravan Park. After dinner we went ...

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