Econo Lodge Alabaster Motel

20-22 Lynch Street, Cowra, New South Wales, 2794, Australia | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $85.00
 

Travel Blogs from Cowra

Golf in Cowra

A travel blog entry by ath-dave

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... him. He visited the local war museum, walked to the town for his paper and relaxed in the sun. On the second day he took a drive to Wyangala Dam but was disappointed that he would have to pay $10 to enter the park. So he turned around and came back to Cowra to play 9 holes of golf. He took some pictures on the way to the Dam as it was a very pleasant drive.

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From Chinese miners to Japanese POWs

A travel blog entry by veronicas

30

... War 2. The presentation is done by hologram and is really remarkable. Very real and very moving. A local girl at the time, Clare, tells the story of the Cowra Japanese POWs breakout.

The Cowra breakout was the largest prisoner of war breakout in modern military history and it happened right here in Australia, in Cowra. The Japanese code of honour required a person to commit suicide rather than be captured. For many ...

Cowra

A travel blog entry by wanderingreads

5

... see the site of the 'Cowra Breakout', the remains of the POW camp where on the night of 5th. August 1944, 235 soldiers lost their lives. This was one of 28 such POW camps set up in Australia during WWII and was designed to hold 1000 POWs. However, there were more than 4000 prisoners being held in the camp including 2000 Italians, Koreans as well as the Japanese and conditions ...

Days 83 - 84

A travel blog entry by densue

8

... camp and then had to fix some plumbing, all good.

$35.00 per night at the Cowra Van Park, an excellent park with above average facilities and assisted van parking by Craig the manager.

Drove down town for a look around and a browse in the shops. Back to the van and happy hour, then dinner.

Day 84 (19 Jul 2013)

Awoke to rain wind and cold as the front coming ...

Hills and headwinds

A travel blog entry by highams

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... the middle of nowhere, the stars are just amazing. No light pollution whatsoever. It's incredible how much of the night sky you can see. A spectacular sight. Tomorrow I hope to make it past Cowra as I continue my ride to Melbourne. I am getting low on food so I plan on a pit stop at Cowra and shop. Here's hoping the wind and weather, and hills, are kinder tomorrow. Distance today: 62.6 km Total distance: 346.95 km Ave speed: 14.7 km Max speed: 47.4 km/h Climb: 735 m Descent: 737 ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on 20-22 Lynch Street, Cowra, is near Cowra Japanese Garden.
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