Brisbane International - Windsor
Travel Blogs from Brisbane
... listening to the radio (like the old days gathering around the wireless to listen to the final). For those that don't know it ended in a draw so we are still (just about ) talking to each other. The replay is on Sept 28th so we will meet up with friends in Melbourne to watch it.
Off to Fraser Island this week which is sure to be a highlight of our trip. Till ...
... br> We arrived at Tilpa Weir that arvo right beside the river where the old bridge was. Although it’s not there now, the water flowing over the rocks was quite loud and very refreshing. There were plenty of birds around and a number of pelicans fishing in the shallows.
We had another fire and cooked our chicken with green peppercorn sauce on the open fire. Very nice it was ...
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We collected our bags (yes, they did follow us) and then proceeded to find a taxi. Have to remember to speak slower and make sure that people know English before rattling off instructions. Lovely taxi driver though.
We arrived at the hotel at 8.15am, so were worried that we could not get into our room. Lucky she let us check in early, so we had a couple of hours sleep.I was ...
... cold we were, however by 5 the rain was starting to let off and the wind was picking up, so we called it a day and headed back into the city. We had found refuge from the astronomical prices of hostels during the lions games with one of Mums friends from Zim, Suse 'Goble' Davies who lived in the city. We really struck gold with that family. Unbelievably generous and so accommodating they gave Roz and I their extra twin Ensuite room as our own for three days ...
... the general chit chat, including what's been happening, thoughts on Australia and the dangers of being or feeling trapped in one place. Unrelated to the last topic he's been here in Brisbane for two and a half years and loves it. After a few beers that Mike genoursly paid for ("I'll buy whatever, you dont have to go for the cheapest one!") we briefly popped back to his apartment. It has a great view of the city. I met his Aussie ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center