Travel Blogs from Brisbane
After the aperitifs it was on to the main course.
Arrived in Brisbane at about 6am and even at that time, I was feeling the heat. It was nothing compared to the 30°C temperatures and blazing sun we'd be getting over the coming days.
As usual, a wander around the city brought some delights. The river front is great, and packed with …
April 17-21, 2012
Arriving in Brisbane was really strange. The airport is in a flat green area that was so reminiscent of Richmond we continually questioned one another on whether we had landed at home or in Oz. There is even a train track that mirrors the position of the Canada Line in relation to the road away from the airport. This …
The last stage of our excellent value Greyhound bus pass left us in Brisbane, from where our final flight to Christchurch, New Zealand was booked. First though, we staggered our way to the hostel - not having had to walk anywhere hilly with the big rucksacks for a while it was a bit of a challenge, but we managed to not get lost and to stay friends …
Another delayed flight meant time to catch up on blogs and sort photos before heading to Brisbane, our final destination in Australia! Stepping off the plane, the humidity instantly felt less despite the locals calling it high and stuffy today. With temperatures in the late twenties it was a nice cooling relief for us!
Although, like any …
This small and compact city had a lot to offer. We had some cozy rooms at the Kookaburra Inn, where the only problem is the two huge dogs. The owners don't really walk them, but just let them run around the compound (which is mostly tiled brick floors). Although there would be some flower beds for the dogs to take care of their business, they …
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We found the Kookaburra Inn to be clean and run by very nice people. There was a mini fridge in our room and the kitchen had all the required tools to make a meal.
Out of the four nights we stayed here we only slept for two of them, other guests were loud and talking till 2am. There was no signs put up to ask people to be quite and the owner/managers didn't seem to care.
The Kookaburra Inn is very nice place but bring ear plugs or hope for good room mates.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.