Brisbane Riverview Hotel
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Hey guys, Got to Rockhampton after 12 miserable hours on the bus. The bloody thing broke down in a place called Maryborough which was dull as dishwater. To make matters worse we weren't allowed to leave the station while the bus was being worked on so it was soooooo boring and hot. The bus driver looked like the guy from Family Guy and talked to …
Tąm BįÍt (Tam Be-Yet)
Ending my last blog with the passport episode on Saigon airport meant that I was beginning my journey homewards again. I usually mention the name Saigon as this a name is known by most people outside Vietnam. Since the reunification of North and South Vietnam in the mid 70's the city was re named Ho Chi Min City. My blog’s interface only recognises this name. People refer to the ...
... put down roots from their branches to support those branches. The roots come to have the diameter of tree trunks making the tree look like several interconnected trees. Ultimately they can cover a huge area and there is one in Africa with a whole village living underneath it. There was the curious sausage tree with large pods hanging from its branches. The pods are a rich source of protein and were an important source of nutrition ...
... blocked by two fences. Scared from the crocs we visited some more friendly animals. We hung out with the koalas, cassowary (one of the only birds that are able to kill a man), camels and lots of other lovely species. The highlight of this was when Kai (who we met up with at the zoo) started taking pictures of a branch thinking it was a snake. After cracking up at this we found ourselves in the middle of the zoo, home of the Crocosseum. The Crocossuem is ...
... having a glass or two listening to Peter,s stories of how he arrived in Aus and his time in the UK. We have a great meal, Marie Therese had done us proud, more drinks and plenty of stories later and suddenly it is time for us to go. Rick kindly drives us back to the city, guided by M.T. We arrive back to our apartment after enjoying a great night with great people, stories, food and drink, what a great way to arrive in Australia!!! Thanks Marie Therese and family xxx.
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