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  • From the Bush to the City - Day 12 n 13Today was another travel day as we made our way to the metropolis of Newman. On the way we passed massive haul trains with 4 -5 trailers attached making passing them an exercise in caution. The countryside is dotted with Posted by Toot'speak in Pilbara 2018 | Aug 17, 2018
  • Kimba to CoorabieKimba has some quite nice murals on silos in the town but when we left in the morning they were in shade - maybe another time? The weather was dry and hot and we drove on roads lined with Posted by SteveJD in Travels with "Jet Set" | Aug 17, 2018
  • Cape Leeuwin: The End of the Continent [float=left] [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/8 Posted by Kathrin_E in Australia | Aug 17, 2018
  • Lone Pine Koala SanctuaryA friend who had been on business in Brisbane recommended we visit the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, one of the few places you can still hold a Koala. Only 12km from Brisbane, the Sanctuary is the world’s first and largest Posted by Generaldoug52 in Nomads Down Under | Aug 17, 2018
  • We’re On Our WayIt’s August 14th so, ready or not, we have to catch a flight. We must have been ready because Tuesday morning was occupied with Pepper at a hair appointment and Doug playing 18 holes of golf. OK, so the early Posted by Generaldoug52 in Nomads Down Under | Aug 17, 2018
  • Augusta (18-21/4/2017)Augusta is a relaxed village/town in a pretty location by the mouth of the Blackwood river on the south west coast of Western Australia, just south of Margaret River, and is 330 kms south of Cottesloe. Our friend from Posted by Lindseyalan73 in AandL's World travels | Apr 20, 2017
  • Cottesloe (10-18/4/2017)Taxi to Brisbane airport for the 1245 flight to Perth for the five and a half hour flight to Perth. We were picked up by our long time friend from the Cottesloe suburb, whom we had first met travelling Posted by Lindseyalan73 in AandL's World travels | Apr 14, 2017
  • Brisbane (6-10/4/2017)Next stop was Brisbane where we stayed at Lindsey’s cousin’s son’s house in Balmoral – a very attractive suburb with lots of wooden colonial style houses. It was about half an hour’s walk from the house down into Bulimba Posted by Lindseyalan73 in AandL's World travels | Apr 10, 2017
  • Toowoomba (1/4-6/4/2017)After returning the hire car, we were all dropped back at the airport by the shuttle and caught the Murray’s bus up to Toowoomba, then taxi to house. Lindsey’s cousin and her husband came out from the UK to Posted by Lindseyalan73 in AandL's World travels | Apr 3, 2017
  • Caloundra (29/3-1/4/2017)Bus and train to Sydney airport, 90 minute flight to Brisbane and we were met there by Lindsey’s cousin and her husband who live a couple of hours drive inland in Toowoomba. We had arranged to spend the Posted by Lindseyalan73 in AandL's World travels | Apr 2, 2017
  • Sydney (25-29/3/2017)Overnight flight from KL to Sydney (8 hours), with AirAsia X, arriving mid-morning – quite comfortable for a budget flight. We were staying with long time friends (and their two daughters) in Gray’s Point, a very attractive suburb south Posted by Lindseyalan73 in AandL's World travels | Mar 30, 2017
  • Perth II, 10 - 14 June 2009Back after our long weekend to Augusta, we had few days to visit Perth and Fremantle again. The centre of Perth is quite pleasant but nothing special (compared with the attractions of Fremantle). It's practically all high rise but there seems Posted by Lindseyalan73 in AandL's World travels | Jun 8, 2009
  • Augusta, 6 - 9 June 2009Augusta is about 320 kilometers south of Perth right down the bottom where the west coast meets the southern ocean. Our friend took us down there in the car for a long weekend at her holiday home, and what a Posted by Lindseyalan73 in AandL's World travels | Jun 8, 2009
  • Perth, 3 - 5 June 2009Australia is a big country! - its five and a half hours flight from Brisbane to Perth. We stayed in WA with a friend we first met in Bali back in 1988. She has been to stay with us a Posted by Lindseyalan73 in AandL's World travels | Jun 4, 2009
  • Brisbane, 31 May - 3 June 2009On Sunday, the day after the big family party, we went down to Brisbane in the car with Lindsey's cousin and her daughter - stopping off early on to see where some of the family had set up house (generally Posted by Lindseyalan73 in AandL's World travels | May 31, 2009
  • Toowoomba, 26 - 31 may 2009Happily, air travel in Australia is rather cheaper than it used to be - now there is actually competition! Just one and a half hours from Sydney to Brisbane, and we were picked up by Lindsey's cousin, then 2 hours Posted by Lindseyalan73 in AandL's World travels | May 26, 2009
  • Sydney, 19 - 23 May 2009[i]We had a couple of three month visits to Australia years ago and did quite a lot of the standard travellers stuff. This time we're here mainly to see some friends and relatives ... so our itinerary and activities are Posted by Lindseyalan73 in AandL's World travels | May 18, 2009
  • Further into the Outback - Day 11Day 11 Our last day spent on the station we decided to drive out to place recommended by the owner as one to find the birds. We were lucky to see a mob of kangaroos in full flight across the Posted by Toot'speak in Pilbara 2018 | Aug 15, 2018
  • Flinders Ranges - KimbaHad we not overslept, we would have seen that Tuesday dawned fine! Anyway by the time we got going it was heading for another hot day, albeit with a slight breeze. We decided that we would go to Posted by SteveJD in Travels with "Jet Set" | Aug 14, 2018
  • Out in the outback - Days 9 & 10Day 9 A travelling day today going from one bush camp to another via the Kumarina roadhouse. We were up and off in time and were able to pass our regular supermarket of junk without stopping so that we could to Posted by Toot'speak in Pilbara 2018 | Aug 13, 2018
  • CAPE YORK PENINSULA QUEENSLANDLeaving Townsville we were ready for our next big adventure, exploring the York Peninsula and ultimately reaching the northernmost tip of Australia. This involved travelling approximately 1500 kms on rough red corrugated roads. We decided to take our car Posted by Zak and Jenny in Roaming Our Sunburnt Country | Aug 12, 2018
  • Manley==26 May 2018== After our first day in SYD - we slept "pretty" well. Our apartment backed to an alley way and although the closest bar was around the corner - it must have been a cut through for a few Posted by pjburke in It's the Journey....not the Destination | Aug 12, 2018
  • Sydney==25 May 2018== Off to Sydney Our last morning in Cairns and the skies were sprinkled with the possibility of sunshine that had been eluding us. We dropped the campervan at Apollo which is just around the corner from the airport. Posted by pjburke in It's the Journey....not the Destination | Aug 12, 2018
  • Sandy Cape, WAWhat to do when the school schedules a pupil free day for the Friday of a long weekend?... Organise a camping trip further afield! Well, in this instance, it was more like suggest the idea to my sister's and Posted by Goannaray in Exploring with Goannaray | Aug 11, 2018
  • Brisbane - Barcelona Whoo!!!Hooo!!!! - on our way. Seamless check in with Singapore Airlines. The long wait in Singapore was a pain but once we were on our way via Milan the trip was A1 Barcelona greets you with the biggest cemetery Posted by Beryl37 in Summer in Europe | Aug 10, 2018
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