Category Archive: Australia

Dec 15 2014

Australia: conclusions and tips

19 days; 4 states, 3 time differences; 4 domestic flights (Qantas and Jet Star); 6 friends met; two fish and chips and two Aussie barbecues; 3.5 hikes; koalas, kangaroos, a baby dingo and a spider-brontosaurus (in the toilet) spotted. No sharks or snakes (thankfully!); 1 destination still to check (Tasmania) . . . What I liked …

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Dec 14 2014

Melbourne and the Great Ocean Road

I arrived to Melbourne, my last stop in Australia, on Wednesday afternoon and two hours later Sowmya was already waiting for me for some nightlife 😀 . She took me to a nice Italian restaurant for dinner where we could enjoy delicious pasta and melanzane alla parmigiana, super! After the restaurant we headed to Queen …

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Dec 09 2014

Blue Mountains

Being around Sydney, I couldn’t miss Blue Mountains National Park, located at only 65km from the city and very easy to reach by public transportation. The slate-coloured haze that gives this park its name comes from a fine mist of oil exuded by the huge eucalyptus gums. This park has many excellent bushwalks spread along …

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Dec 08 2014

Lights up, this is Sydney!

I had been dreaming of Sydney since . . . always! That’s why I was not that sad to leave the Red Centre, lol. In Sydney I stayed in Concord, a suburb at 30 min by train from Central Station. For the same price, I could have my own room instead of a dorm in …

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Dec 05 2014

The Rock Tour

One does not need a lot of imagination to guess why the central part of Australia is called “the Red Center”, the view from the plane of this huge desert area is just amazing! I spent my first two nights in the Northern Territory in Alice Springs, an outback town with a pioneer past. In Alice …

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Dec 01 2014

G’ day Australia!

It took me one full day to reach Perth, my next destination. I took a first flight from Yangon to Singapore, where I had a long stopover to do some shopping, night shots and a Singapore Sling (thanks Marks for the tip!) with style at mythical Raffles Hotel  😉 I arrived to Perth in a very bad …

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