Lake Macquarie Motor Inn
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... for Makoto who had never set foot in a tattoo parlour before. They have a bit of a stigma up here due to their popularity amongst the Yakuza.
We caught the "Super Rapid" train to Kansai Airport arriving about 6:45. I had to drop the portable WiFi units back before 7 pm so we had a bit of a wait before our 11:30 pm departure. After we checked our bags in we cleared customs and went into the terminal proper. We had plenty of time to kill so we got comfy in a ...
After a pretty good night's rest (although the morning started early - ish around 5am) it has been a fun and lazy day hanging about with Len and Peta.
The early morning was soft, gentle rain and it was magic to hear my favourite bird, the kookaburra, laughing as the sun came up. I will yet get a video so you can hear these foolish creatures laugh (they are lovingly called laughing jackasses by the Aussies).
We get up and head for Newcastle, but didn't stay long. The rain is ridiculous. Big heavy rain, everywhere is flooding, and it did not stop all day. Very depressing. We couldn't get out of the camper van or enjoy any sightseeing. We attempt to go to Catherine Hill Bay to see all the surfers, we probably got out the van for about 30 seconds before we decided to get back in. ...
... eight and the poor thing was very husky by the end of the flight. Don't know what was going on there but thank goodness for headphones! The food was exactly the same as the previous flight so we had our omelettes again for lunch that we had had for breakfast! Unfortunately, we were only given a snack at 6:30 pm so we ate at 13:00 then nothing but an apple for me until we got home. Loved that bowl of pumpkin soup! Gemma and Liam were up with us chatting until ...
... visiting. From Libby's we made our way to the President's lookout which gave us a superb view of Brisbane Waters which seem to be a collection of several harbour areas leading out to the Pacific Ocean in one direction and going in to the Hawkesbury River in the other.
The Hawkesbury River was named in 1789 by Governor Philip after Charles Jenkinson the Ist Earl of Liverpool who was also Baron Hawkesbury. It is situate at the North West of ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking