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Travel Journal Hi Everyone, This is my attempt to keep a Diary of my trip! I expect to edit at least two entries at some point ;-)


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Colin the Corolla

Saturday, 28 Mar 2009 | Views [740]

Driving North Well yesterday I picked up my Hire car, Colin the Corolla and off we drove up to Newcastle. Not too far yesterday just 190km but fantastic scenary along the way. Took me a while to get used to driving an automatic as I haven't driven ... Read more >

Tags: colin, corolla., drive, gloucester, stroud

The Mystic Blue Mountains

Sunday, 22 Mar 2009 | Views [1193]

Today we took to the road again and headed inland to the imposing Blue Mountains, so called because the blue gum evaporating from the Eucalyptus forests creates a blue mist giving the mountains a blue tint. When the colonies first started in Sydney, ... Read more >

Tags: blue mountains, hike, trekking, walking

Into the Countryside

Friday, 20 Mar 2009 | Views [493]

Well after the excitement of the Bridge Climb (every day I wake up, see the bridge and think, I climbed that!) I decided to have a couple of relaxed days, and had some time off from the city. On Friday however, Peter offered to drive down the coast ... Read more >

Tags: drive, eucalyptus, sydney, wollongong

Gallery: Sydney

Wednesday, 18 Mar 2009 | Photo Gallery

Photos From my visit to Sydney
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Climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge

Wednesday, 18 Mar 2009 | Views [1311] | Comments [1]

Has to be the best thing I've done so far during my trip! Got up early to catch the ferry into the city this morning before making my way through "The Rocks" (an area of the city not actual rocks) to the Bridge Climb Centre. Once there you ... Read more >

Tags: bridge, bridgeclimb, climb, harbour, sydney, view, walk

Gallery: Taronga Zoo

Monday, 16 Mar 2009 | Photo Gallery

Pictures from my trip to the Zoo
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Taronga, Fantastic Hillside Zoo

Monday, 16 Mar 2009 | Views [991]

Yesterday I decided to take the Ferry into the city, which has to be the most impressive way of entering the harbour. The ferries opporate very regularly from two streets away at a nice little wharf, and then run directly into Circular quay in the ... Read more >

Tags: birds, harbour, house, opera, sydney, taronga, zoo

Family Trees and BBQ's

Sunday, 15 Mar 2009 | Views [585]

Righto, after a couple of days in the city, Peter Organised a open house on Saturday for some of the family to meet up at his house for a BBQ, I will now try to show how we all fit together- I'm Liam, My Parents are Elaine and Dara, Dara's Mother is ... Read more >

Tags: ancestors, bbq, family, tree

Sydney, the Dr Who City

Friday, 13 Mar 2009 | Views [766] | Comments [2]

I know the title of this entry is going to take a lot of explaining, but go with it for a minute! My first day in Sydney was rather tiring, Jet lag got the better of me, and although I went into the city itself, I don't think my eyes where working enough ... Read more >



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