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The Return to the Sea, Perth, Australia travel blog

The Return to the Sea

A travel blog entry by gunslinger22

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... deep water but who knows.  The guy im with ahs killed a 13 foot tiger shark with his spear gun. I'm in good hands.  Soon I will control the seas and all the coast of Australia will bow down to me. And my good mule Kyle.     ...

Cairns, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Cairns

A travel blog entry by carolandthomas

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13 hours after we leave Perth we finally land in Cairns and check in to the YHA Esplanade. We spend time here booking all of our trips and the travel down the east coast. We've got a few days here before and after all of our side trips and we manage to ...

Busselton to Margaret River, Margaret River, Australia travel blog

Busselton to Margaret River

A travel blog entry by carolandthomas

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wake up beside the seaside. Great to be able to step outside our campervan and the beach is just there. Take a walk along the 2km jetty in Busselton this morning where we see a banded toadfish blow up like a balloon when hooked but he survives, yeah. ...

Sights from the west coast drive, Outback Country, Australia travel blog

Sights from the west coast drive

A travel blog entry by carolandthomas

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Some photographs of the scenery and animals we encountered on our drive up and down the West coast of ...

Stanley, Stanley, Australia travel blog

Stanley

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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Today a mere 480 kms, just three cans of Diet Coke, some awe-inspiring driving and exemplary map reading (we drove the entire journey on one road.) We are almost all of the way to our Mecca, Broome. We find a brilliant place for lunch (and to have a ...

Family, Misery (football not family) and Zoo Life, Sydney, Australia travel blog

Family, Misery (football not family) and Zoo Life

A travel blog entry by mills-mcshea

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Another long weekend in Sydney, where we sipped coffee, annoyed Carl and Laura and bummed around in Coogie on Friday. On sat, we visited the zoo with Claire (Kate's sister), and Tony (Kate's dad) for a kids day out, and we didn't leave till we got ...

Atherton a Tableland Paradise, Atherton, Australia travel blog

Atherton a Tableland Paradise

A travel blog entry by rossandsue

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Wednesday 5th June. We headed off at 8.30am for Atherton which was 190k's away. The road from Ravenshoe to Atherton over the mountains was very winding and the weather turned nasty with strong winds and rain. At times we were down to 40k's an hour ...

Tony and Sarah arrive on the West Coast!, Perth, Australia travel blog

Tony and Sarah arrive on the West Coast!

A travel blog entry by carolandthomas

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Yeah, Tony and Sarah arrive from Sydney today after Tony finally gets the all clear by the doc about his leg. We finally meet up with them after they get stranded in Kings Park and we catch the train to Fremantle. After checking into our hostel we head ...

Fremantle, Fremantle, Australia travel blog

Fremantle

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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... fridge and finally, unpacked. Pulled into our first campsite very proud at having completed the first leg of our trip to Broome. Australia, New Zealand and Fiji being my 'planning responsibility' I had planned as far as arriving in Perth and getting to ...

The Great Barrier Reef, Hamilton Island, Australia travel blog

The Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by madman96

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Despite my best efforts, I can't find anyone who will do an overnight sailing trip because the minimum needed is two and I decide it isn't worth the extra money.  Instead, I wind up doing a day boat trip.  I hop on the boat bright and early and ...

The Final Days, Sydney, Australia travel blog

The Final Days

A travel blog entry by carolandthomas

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Muh - it's almost over!! Here we are now into our final few days in Australia, and our entire traveling adventure is almost over. We are staying with Katie and Paul again and it's fantastic to see them and Ted and Em again. We teach the kids how to ...

Last Sensations of Sydney, Sydney, Australia travel blog

Last Sensations of Sydney

A travel blog entry by wanderlustcat

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... an office tower behind the Three Monkeys Bar! that indicate that even as my life went on after I took off into the wilds of Australia, life has gone on here just as quickly and will continue to do so, of course, after I fly away. My trek starts at ...

Escaping the didge, Victoria River, Australia travel blog

Escaping the didge

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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We decamped before sunrise as today is going to be a long driving day. Adrian says that it could take up to 15 hours to get to Victoria River to make up for the mucked up itinerary. We drove the 53km's of bone jarring, bowel loosening road out of the ...

Beaches of Byron, Broken Head, Australia travel blog

Beaches of Byron

A travel blog entry by rossandsue

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Wednesday 2nd October. Today we are moving to Broken Head which is about 8k's south of Byron Bay. After a morning walk and breakfast we left the park at 9am to drive the 80k's to Broken Head. On the way down the coast we ventured in to Brunswick Heads ...

We're getting over these long flights!, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

We're getting over these long flights!

A travel blog entry by themurphys

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Setting the travelogue up.. with the hope that the internet connections in South America dont send me into melt down with their speed! Heading into our last week at home - lots of stuff to do (or is it just in my mind?!)  The biggest problem ...

Cairns without the Energy, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Cairns without the Energy

A travel blog entry by martinandkate

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... town is set up to cater for tourists and there doesn't appear to be that many of them at the moment. It looks as if Australia is going to be a little like the UK but warmer, sadly filled with drunks and the getting drunk. The streets are packed with ...

Life in the Top End, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia travel blog

Life in the Top End

A travel blog entry by jawad

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We have been in Darwin for a few days now. Life in the Top End of NT is nice and relaxed. The temperature is just right during the day and still warm enough to be wearing just shorts and a t-shirt well into the evening. It's still the dry season so ...

Oaklands Lodge mini reunion, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia travel blog

Oaklands Lodge mini reunion

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... of this journey we stopped off at Kate's Berry Farm, just 3km south of Swansea, for the best ice-cream I've had in Australia. Kate grows her own berries at this picturesque location on Oyster Bay, and I recommend just visiting the place to take in the ...

Latino Festival, Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW, Australia travel blog

Latino Festival

A travel blog entry by jawad

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One of the summer highlights when living in Sydney is the annual Sydney Festival - a feast of Arts and Culture packed into twenty two days. I have been fortunate enough to have attended many of the events so far, including "The Lazy Kings" at the ...

Like a Phoenix from the ashes, Ningaloo Reef, Exmouth, Western Australia, Australia travel blog

Like a Phoenix from the ashes

A travel blog entry by jawad

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Like a Phoenix from the ashes, Sheila is back on the road! We are currently in Exmouth getting the final repairs completed before heading inland to Karijini National Park. The last three days have been spent snorkeling along varies points of the ...

Election 2004, Sydney, NSW, Australia travel blog

Election 2004

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... propaganda and advertising related to the elections that were held here today. I was surprised to discover that everyone in Australia votes every three years, it's compulsory. And the ballot papers give the option of ordering all the candidates (for ...

Off to Tokyo!, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Off to Tokyo!

A travel blog entry by danly

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Welcome to our travel blog Well we are finally leaving today for ...

Touchdown in Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia travel blog

Touchdown in Queensland

A travel blog entry by jawad

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Hey I'm in Queensland! This is the last leg of my Australian tour, ten days of East Coast adventure: I'm planning to visit the Whitsunday Islands for a bit of sailing, and also do a self drive tour across Fraser Island (the world's largest sand ...

Happy Christmas, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Happy Christmas

A travel blog entry by paulandciara

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... will be something to look forward to, and I am sure it will go on into the night. I am not even going to consider congratulating Australia on winning back the Ashes, as they are more smug than England when they win, and to be honest, most of us over here ...

Map Point Only, West Coast, Australia travel blog

Map Point Only

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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Sailing the Whitsundays, Airlie Beach, Queensland, Australia travel blog

Sailing the Whitsundays

A travel blog entry by jawad

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In less than four hours I'll be setting sail for the Whitsunday Islands on board the twelve berth 1928 classic gaff rigged ketch known as "Ron of Argyll". This vessel has a lot of history (King George V was a regular crew member and Marilyn Monroe a ...

Christmas Spirit, Fremantle, Australia travel blog

Christmas Spirit

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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  "Don't worry, you're not my type" "Smart?" "Single"     -- Casino Royale      It has admittedly been a bit of a long while since we were able to update our wonderful Travelpod site. This is mostly because we ...

Land of Oz (Aus), Perth, Australia travel blog

Land of Oz (Aus)

A travel blog entry by kimandmartin

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... few high rise building and the city is spread over a large area. The harbour, teeming with sailboats, is particularly beautiful. Australia has no rabies or foot and mouth disease, nor do they want it! Therefore, their customs are very particular ...

Life on the Farm, Kojonup, Australia travel blog

Life on the Farm

A travel blog entry by kimandmartin

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What I found so memorable about Australia are the trees. Last night we drove to Digby and Nikki's farm and both sides of the road were lined with tall graceful eucalyptus (gum) trees, many of them in bloom, the leaves in clusters such that they appear ...

The end of Sydney....and onto Perth, Perth, Australia travel blog

The end of Sydney....and onto Perth

A travel blog entry by tonyandsarah

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... home brew. 29th May 2005. Today we managed to get our campervan sorted for our jaunt around the south west of Australia. We managed to get a 4 berth Winnebago, complete with shower and toilet. A home from home. We spent the afternoon wandering ...

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