Mt Ommaney Hotel Apartments
Travel Blogs from Brisbane
... more than made up for it. Got the bus back to the city and then caught a shuttle to the airport. Hannah met me at the airport and drove us to her apartment. This evening, we went into the city as the Brisbane Festival is running until the end of the month and there is a daily light and sound show over the river. We sat on the riverside at South Bank which is on the opposite side if the river to the CBD ...
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Brisbane and its suburbs is rather large and measures around 70km north-south by 45 km east-west @ 5950km2 (Amsterdam and it suburbs 801 km2) The overall population is only about 2.1 million (about the same as greater Amsterdam ) which is not much for such a large city. This is due to the fact that nearly all houses are separate from each other. Houses in a row do not exist. The standard housing /land blocks are about ...
... directly towards the ocean. I just screamed with excitement. It definitely beat any ride at Alton Towers and just, justttttt, beat the Buzzsaw one at Dreamworld... Before I knew it we shot up as the parachute opened. My instructor shouted "welcome to my office" and boy what a job he had. As the ride began to relax, I could take in the amazing views. Brisbane's city centre could be seen standing above the beautiful coastline and I could make out Moretan Island, ...
Before we left there was one more treat that we had been promising ourselves since the very first time we visited Brisbane in 2005. A trip to Brisbane’s oldest inhabited dwelling. Not that we are that interested in 19th century Australian architecture, but how could we resist a building of such significant historical interest, especially when it bears the name Newstead House.
More out of cheek than ...
... their own group of 40 odd people who all do the shore excursions together. They book it all with on line forums choosing the best rates in places like Petra, Istanbul, and Mumbai etc where they are not confident venturing out on their own.
I went with them to one to their group meeting, and the Captain of the ship came along to introduce himself.. He was a very posh English gent who has been at sea 35 years. He had a decent sense of humour ...
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