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Show Us your Craic! -'Australia'! John and Deirdra


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Lorne'ing it up!

Thursday, 31 Jul 2008 | Views [747] | Comments [2]

John We woke the next morning, surprisingly warm, aided no doubt by the few glasses of rum and coke the night before and leaving the heater on full blast through the night. Question- can you make rum and coke a with pepsi max? John says hell ... Read more >

Tags: ambassador van, and coke, rum

The Great Ocean Road- Lonely Planet Guidebook Experience

Thursday, 31 Jul 2008 | Views [892]

So it’s Monday in Melbourne and I’m wondering why I haven’t seen Karl Kennedy or any other legendary Neighbours cast members yet! Where are they? Well it seems they’re to be seen only on one of the ridiculously over-priced Neighbours tours, so ... Read more >

Tags: ambassador van, great, great ocean road, ocean, road

No abolutons in this area

Thursday, 31 Jul 2008 | Views [742]

Phew, ok that’s enough Melbourne speak, we left with a quick visit to St Kilda- hotspot for the arts and bohemian culture and what not- or just crazy town to you and I. At one point while taking a peek at all the mental graffiti in an alleyway, ... Read more >

Tags: ambassador van, graf, melbourne

Da' Dome an ting

Thursday, 31 Jul 2008 | Views [710] | Comments [1]

The one thing everyone says is the epitome of Australian culture and cannot be missed when visiting Melbourne is a trip to the Telstra Dome to see a famous “Aussie Rules” football match- So of course we went… and caught a really good, tension- filled ... Read more >

Tags: afl, ambassador van, aussie rules, footy, melbourne

Lazy Saturdays- and confused performers

Thursday, 31 Jul 2008 | Views [689]

Deirdra Saturday we got up late and took a stroll though the city. After negotiating the tram system and finding our way deeper into town we headed for the various design, art and cinema exhibitions on in town. Within 5 minutes John was accosted ... Read more >

Tags: ambassador van, melbourne, purple pants

Lonely Planet Guidebook Experience -Queen Victoria Market

Thursday, 31 Jul 2008 | Views [987] | Video

We arrived here on Friday just before lunchtime. As we approached, the pavements were filled with icey-cold metal café furniture, adorned with well wrapped Melbournians chomping on pieces of premium meat and fine cheeses encased in pastry parcels.... Read more >

Tags: ambassador van, drink, food, market, queen, shopping, victoria

Gallery: Melbourne to Great Ocean Road

Thursday, 31 Jul 2008 | Photo Gallery

Getting to Know Oz
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Melbourne Is F***ing Freezing!

Thursday, 31 Jul 2008 | Views [646]

John I picked up Deirdra on Friday morning. On the way to the airport a toll road immediately tested my backpacker resoluteness, (i.e. skinflintness,) against my desire to see my girl. –So it begins! Credit card ready, I set off. ... Read more >

Tags: ambassador van, day 1, melbourne

How we got here?!

Sunday, 27 Jul 2008 | Views [811] | Comments [3]

John: 3 and a half months ago I left the UK for Perth, Western Australia. Having not had a holiday in nearly 2 years and being new to this whole backpacking thing, after a month Northbridge I’d pretty much drunk my way through all the ... Read more >

Tags: ambassador van, intro, story

Gallery: Ambassadors 1

Wednesday, 23 Jul 2008 | Photo Gallery

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to the van!

Wednesday, 23 Jul 2008 | Views [697] | Comments [1]

Empty food bag, roll up clothes, set an apple up as my breaka, get ready for bed -Say good bye to everyone...Set Alarm: 3am Melbourne tomorrow -Van awaits!

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