The Point Brisbane
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... went a long way to warming the cockles (and my feet).
23 – 26 July
We left Yunta on another bitterly cold morning and stopped for breakfast at Olary Creek
We then headed to Broken Hill to refuel and restock the pantry. I shopped at a huge Broken Hill ‘Centro’ shopping centre. Again, most of the prices were better than what we are paying in ...
... it doesn't seem to be as busy with backpackers as Sydney. And the climate is much better: we were in winter and the temperature was more than 20 during the day! We didn’t visit everything in Brisbane and around because we preferred more to relax before leaving to Thailand. We had also some stuff to manage like our Tax Refund.
Brisbane city center is nice with everything you need and you can do it easily by walk. The Sunday morning, we went walking along the ...
... me if I wasn't so blessed, and I need to keep that in mind when I lose perspective and superficial things get in the way.
- Having fewer expectations, and going into things a little oblivious, may actually yield the best results. I don't think I would have had as much fun in Australia if I had done tons of research about what exact spots I had to visit or which exact towns I had to travel to.
-You can never go wrong with Mojitos. Always a good safety drink if nothing ...
... are unique to Australia and that I really wanted to see while I was over here. I got to see koala's from up close, got to feed the kangaroos and wallabies and watch a crocodile show. We also saw many of Australia's poisonous snakes, emus, wombats and some native birds. The weather wasn't very good, it rained for most of the day... But in a way it was kind of good, because Monday was a public holiday over here and the zoo would have been packed if it was a nice ...
... St Patricks Day in Limerick with locals only happy to have a drink with you and chat as if you have been friends for ever.
Scotland where we searched for the Lochness Monster, the smells of the Tomlinson whisky distillery and the spectacular highlands that we walked or drove through after locals directed us to their favourite spots. Of course Scotland for me was also about golf and having played some of the great courses was something that will give ...
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