Archive for January, 2012

Adelaide & the Barossa Valley – Australia Travel Blog

January 11, 20121 Comment

We both had an amazing train journey from Sydney to Adelaide and arranged to have a three night stopover in Adelaide on our Australia trip. Our first impressions of the small city of Adelaide weren’t great.  On arrival we took a taxi to our hotel AUS$10 (this is the first time we’ve taken a taxis the entire […]

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Australia: Sydney to Adelaide Train Journey

January 9, 20123 Comments

As our last day in Sydney approached we started to both get a bit nervous about our choice of transport to the red centre of Australia, Alice Springs and Uluru (Ayers Rock). Twenty four hours on a train journey in a seat; would we sleep, would we we bored senseless, would we get cabin fever? […]

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Australia: Coogee to Bondi Walk

January 6, 20123 Comments

We were fast running out of time in Sydney, but we knew that the walk from Coogee to Bondi walk was one that we were not going to miss. A Great Australian Hangover Cure, Coogee to Bondi walk After a heavy night it was an early start and short bus ride from Newtown to Coogee.  The […]

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Australia: Sydney Opera House and Bridge

January 5, 20120 Comments

There are some who believe that architecture isn’t important, that it is merely a straightforward academic function to design a building that serves the purpose of the activities that are going into it, across it or under it. Those people are fools and the two icons that stand proudly facing each other across Sydney Harbour […]

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Australia: New Years Eve Sydney

January 1, 20122 Comments

Am I still dreaming or did we really just spend  Sydney New Years Eve together watching the fireworks from what has to be the best free NYE vantage point in Sydney?  No I’m not, we have the pictures and videos to prove it (you do stop taking pictures etc as you become entranced by the display).  As […]

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