Australia

Photo Flashback – Great Ocean Road

May 17, 20130 Comments

We had only just started our round the world trip and were still recovering from the mental and physical damage inflicted by twenty four hours on a plane and the crossing of multiple time zones.  We had spent some time in Melbourne, and now wanted to get out of the city to take a trip […]

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The Ghan Train: Adelaide to Alice Springs

January 14, 20122 Comments

As if one 24hour train journey wasn’t enough; a few days in Adelaide and we decide to get on another train and head up to Alice Springs and back within four days. So that is about 76 hours on a train journey in the space of a week. The Ghan runs once a week in low […]

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Alice and Uluru

January 13, 20121 Comment

I would love to give you a few paragraphs extolling the excitement and things of interest to see and do in Alice Springs. However, we didn’t really get to do any of them, as with most visitors we used this as a base to discover Australia’s Red Centre, what we learned is it’s no longer […]

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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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