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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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Australia: Gold Coast Relaxation

December 21, 20113 Comments

Melbourne to Adelaide Gold Coast As I write this we have now spent the last three days on the Gold Coast in Broadbeach, just south of Surfers Paradise.   If we had stuck to Plan A we would have spent these days in Adelaide (in torrential rain as it turned out) and be on our way […]

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Australia: Melbourne Travel Thoughts

December 19, 20111 Comment

G’day!  We’ve had a fab time in good ‘old’ Melbourne. I say old, as although this place is on a massive expansion plan for 2020, the city retains an ‘old-fashioned’ charm.  Melbourne is pretty big already, as far as global players go, you’ll see apartment blocks being erected at a phenomenal rate and  many historic and characterful buildings, […]

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Australia: The Great Ocean Road

December 18, 20113 Comments

Having got over our jet lag, our last day in Victoria was given over to mother nature and a trip to view what millions of years of evolution and erosion can do to a coastline. The Great Ocean Road runs through the south of Victoria, Australia, along the Bass Strait hugging the coastline from Torquay to Warrnambool […]

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