Brisbane International - Windsor
Travel Blogs from Brisbane
... after breakfast and a couple extra strong painkillers my body had just about managed to recover.
Mark offered to drive us into the city centre so that we could spend the day there and we gratefully accepted. Myself and Chris were still determined to go to the Casino and I made sure my passport was in my pocket before we left the house. Mark dropped us off in Southbank and we found there was some king of Asian festival going on. There was a multitude of stalls set ...
... scooters - your safety depends on it
- Be a pedestrian at your peril
- Chinese designed bathrooms containing a shower and toilet usually drain the wrong way
- Anyone in Australia who thinks Australia needs to reduce its carbon footprint should visit China for a day
- The infrastructure - e.g. tunnels, expressways, bridges, railways - is amazing ...
... of our other boat mates took their turn boom netting, all things stopped for a sighting of a sea cow, dugong as it is known here. They are awesome little creatures with the front a bit like a walrus, the tail a bit like a dolphin. Their closest relative is an African elephant (yes, our tour guides were THAT informative, it was incredible). Next stop was the Tangalooma Wrecks, some deliberately partially sunken ships that were originally intended as a water break but ...
... the right queue? Secondly, didn’t the cabin crew mention something about not buying duty free if in transit? Starting to look around frantically for any signage for transit areas, Nay spotted an official and made enquiries. We were in fact completely in the wrong place and likely to lose our precious new purchases. Thanks to the obliging sales assistant at duty free, we were able to transfer the booze through to ‘the other ...
... but it is also a city that is rebuilding so it is an exciting but scary time to be heading back there.
I decided though, that before I headed back to Chch, I would have one last hurrah - I mean who knows when my next holiday will be (although my fingers are crossed for Sept 2015 but more on that later!)... I decided to go back to the city that started this love of new places for me. I said that London changed me in so ...
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