The Ol Duke
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... have booked till Monday. I checked my booking conformation and saw that he was right damn it! To make it short we are now in a 10 bed female dorm (only 4 people in it now) and are staying till Monday :) After the little chaos in the morning we wanted to go to the Brighton Bathing Boxes we walked here and there till we finally found the station which took us to Brighton beach. The weather was ok no rain but windy. We walked along the beach ...
... don't know if he is asleep or not. And I am blogging. This morning, after going through customs (which was really uneventful -- except that if you go to Australia, make sure you look for the kiosks -- it is really fast), we found coffee and the Sky Bus and headed for the hotel. We have a 2 bedroom apartment. It is quite nice. If only we could find something like this in Manhattan. We were told that Wi-Fi would be ...
... them and by them, and through some parks to get back to other tram stops.
It wasn't super exciting, but you know, the parks were beautiful, and my pictures don't do them justice. We will however, go on an actual tour of the Cricket grounds, but today was merely the outside.
We got on a tram to go back to our hotel, and we had a slightly eventful thing happen. We were chugging along when all of a sudden the tram braked ...
... actually seen...erm...nothing!!! So instead we did that original thing of seeking the nearest bar and ordering drinks. There was the minor issue of the pints costing 5 quid a time, so we only had one...no judging us though we're backpackers right?! Day two started with a ceasefire in the rain finally, resulting in Philippa remembering how to smile : )! We decided to explore the city further and ventured down to the harbour where Philippa just couldn't quite ...
... welfare system). Yes the Australian welfare system, can you imagine calling people not the most polite people, which have no money and demand them to pay off debts of thousands of dollars without having money? I am sure you can’t because it was terrible. Anyway after those two weeks another extension of four weeks was offered on a different project. This time we were lucky enough to call people with debts with an energy company. After the four weeks a ...