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Melbourne

Wednesday, 18 Feb 2009 | Views [972]

I booked a room at this beautiful victorian hostel, the Nunnery, in the Melbourne neighborhood Fitzroy, which is funky neighborood filled with great resturantsand shops. Across the street from my hostel was carlton gardens and the melbourne museum ... Read more >


On the Road

Saturday, 14 Feb 2009 | Views [841]

After visiting the Barossa, I drove to Mildura which is close to the triple border of Victoria, South Australia and New South Wales. Mildura is on the Murray river (Australia's biggest river) and is the breadbasket for Australia, with lots of bulk ... Read more >


Barossa

Friday, 13 Feb 2009 | Views [729]

Before driving up to the Barossa, I did a tour of Heighs chocolates in Adelaide. The chocolate was quite good, and I was ready for some wine. Sadly, I had trouble getting out of town. The signs were terrible and the roads were not straight. Imagine ... Read more >


Adelaide

Wednesday, 11 Feb 2009 | Views [1158] | Comments [1]

I flew from Perth to Adelaide and took a shuttle to my hostel. Adelaide seemed quite empty. There were nice wide streets. There were parks. There were not many people. But it seemed like a nice town. After checking into a pretty good hostel ... Read more >


Margaret River

Monday, 9 Feb 2009 | Views [2316]

I decided to rent a car and head south to Margaret River which is 3 hours south of Perth. I was excited since its a famous  wine region. But its also a very popular escape for the folks from Perth. I could not find any hotels on the internet down there, ... Read more >


Perth

Saturday, 7 Feb 2009 | Views [947] | Comments [1]

I flew into Perth (Australia) the day before new years. But even before I arrived I made a discovery. Perth was rediculously expensive.    I even found a dorm room in one of the hostels going for $55 (US)/night. Wow. Actually, everything was expensive ... Read more >

 

 

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