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1. Posted by lizzie86 (Budding Member 15 posts) 6y

Hey Everyone,

My major count down has begun.... 16 days till I head off on my adventure :-) started counting when I still had 19 weeks to go n now the time is fast approaching. Really cant wait but also very nervous...!!!

I am sure there are loads of you planning to do Bondi Beach for xmas and Harbour for NYE :-) and would be nice to start chatting to some of you and meet up when we r there!

Where are ppl staying for xmas n NYE? I am at the Wake Up hostel 20th Dec- 4th Jan.

What are ppls plans??

:-) xxxxxxxxxxx

2. Posted by chrisuk88 (Budding Member 4 posts) 6y

hey lizzie im leaving in 20 days on the 20th nov going to adelaide till the 7th dec and see england beating the assies in the ashes :)

then am hanging round sydney till jan 7th try get job to keep funds up staying in YHA Sydney Harbour from 23rd dec - 7th jan

and looking at booking wake up hostel or sydney beach hostel up to the 23rd dec going to bondi beach xmas dayand harbour for nye :)
have a good flight chris

3. Posted by lizzie86 (Budding Member 15 posts) 6y

Are you excited?? I am but also a lil nervous! are u travelling alone?? n e stop over? I fly to Hong Kong for 2 nights first so dont get into sydney until late on 18th :-)

Where u plannin to head to after Sydney? I will have to get some work at some stage too, think the money I have saved will disappear in no time! N e idea wat sort of work u r goin to look for? I have been told by friends who have been travelling to join some of the agencies as they find u work quite quickly.

Lizzie x

4. Posted by chrisuk88 (Budding Member 4 posts) 6y

heya yeh excited but also very nervous i jsut want to get there now get in the country and then will be fine i am traveling alone have only got 6hr stop over in hong kong if am not to tired might venture into the city for 2hrs then head back to airport

dont know on where heading to after sydney going to wait till im there see where everyones heading might to fruit picking or somthing if i like it there to get 2nd year visa im just going to scrape the $5000 limit with the exchange rate

might go on the bar licence course is always handy to have for quick work theres loads of agencies over there woodpack etc so should be ok


you know where your going after sydney you heading out to bondi on xmas day should be fun chris :)

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6. Posted by micky b (Budding Member 30 posts) 6y

hi ya,im in sydney from 8november and then notdoing anything til the 23rd od december when i staying in bondi for 2weeks,going new years party on the beach then xmas day festival in bondi aswell

7. Posted by lizzie86 (Budding Member 15 posts) 6y

Yea bondi beach for xmas and sydney harbour for NYE! Not really made any fixed plans beyond sydney, just go with the flow and see what happens :-)

Maybe see u both ther :)