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Back in Sydneyyyy!

Monday, April 26th, 2010

Our flight was very enjoyable! Had THE best plane food i’ve ever had and thats saying something because I never normally eat the plane food. Was weird being back on a plane but so quick compared to the last ones that soon we were landing.

We have a few friends in Sydney (the guys from our Fraser trip) and they had recommended a hostel called Westend for us. When we got there we checked in and went to go and find our dorm. Our 32 bed dorm!!!! Was absolutely crazy, it’s basically just one big room with as many bunk beds crammed in as possible! We are on opposite sides of the room which is funny and although at first we were like we’re NEVER going to get any sleep it’s actually not hat bad!

So far we’ve only had one night where some drunk guys thought it would be funny to come in the room turn on the light and start shouting at 3 in the morning but generally everyone is considerate and quiet! Best thing is we have duvets so I can actually sleep here!

Back in Sydney we have already been to Wagamammas, walked round the whole city back to the Opera House, The rocks and Darling Harbour! On sunday it was Anzacs day and so we went up to Kings Cross to meet some friends and play Two up! Its a gambling game of heads and tails and its the only day you’re aloud to gamble outside of cassino’s so all the pubs play it! On my first go I lost $5 but as soon as I made even I stopped! Alice ended up $5 up and Mikaela $15 up so they did well!

We’ve also had a couple of good nights out. Yesterday we went to the Opera House to see a Ballet which was very exciting! Especailly as we got the tickets for quite cheap and just couldn’t pass up the opportunity! The ballet was very good called The Silver Rose.

We have 1 week left here and it’s starting to dawn on us how we really don’t have that long till we’re home! ūüôĀ Only 8 weeks!!! Looking forward to NZ but will definitely miss Aus!!

Thats all for now as my fingers are starting to ache!

Probably right again just before we leave.


End of Cairns.

Monday, April 26th, 2010

Right so this was our last week in Cairns as we¬† rearranged our flight to Sydney for the 23rd April (can’t remember if i’ve already mentioned that but will mention it again!)

Baically we spent a couple of days shopping and eating in the shopping center, sleeping and going out to a place called the woolshed on the monday evening which was fun!

On the wednesday we literally had the most random day, so random it’s hard to explain. The bus we went on was called Gus the bus and we talked to it as did our guide cousin Rohan! We went to a lot of beautiful waterfalls, had a very nice¬†lunch at a teahouse,¬†swam in the¬†waterfall called milla milla (where¬†Peter Andre filmed ‘mysterious girl’) which was fun. Had hot chocolate and marshmallows. Played puzzles, danced and sung on the bus and everyone had a wonderfully weird day!¬†It was a very full day as we left at 7 and didnt get back til 8. We then had to move hostels back to our favourite Global Palace in the center of town!

Just when we¬†thought we were going ot have a quiet evening we ran into a friend of ours who persuaded us to go on a pub crawl! Seeing as we had only 2 nights left we thought why not! Had an enjoyable evening, I ended up winning a bungy jump because I was forced to take part in a game played at one of the clubs. Unfortunately because we were leaving on friday I wasn’t going to get the chance to do it (plus we’re saving ourselves for the 134m bungy in NZ ahhhhh) anyway I managed to sell it for $60 so that was cool!

On thursday we had a nice lie, did our last trip to the shopping mall, went to the lagoon and had a relaxing day!  Popped out in the evening for a boogey and said goodbye to our friends but generally had an early night ready for our flight the next day!


Back in Cairns—Great Barrier reef!!!

Monday, April 19th, 2010
So this is our last week in Cairns as we leave for Sydney on Friday 23rd April. So far we havn't really done much. We've been to the cinema when it was raining, gone to the night market and had a ... [Continue reading this entry]

Port Douglas

Sunday, April 18th, 2010
So we were in Port Douglas for 5 nights, which was rather a long time but luckily we had the best weather! Our hostel was nice and had a pool and sunbeds perfect for us to literally sun bathe all ... [Continue reading this entry]

Cairns and Cape Tribulation

Monday, April 12th, 2010
We were in Cairns for only 3 nights before we decided to book our Cape trib trip. Cairns rained the whole time so we didn't really do a lot. Mainly just shopped or should I say window shopped and that's ... [Continue reading this entry]

Mission Beach!

Sunday, April 4th, 2010
Only had 2 nights in mission beach but had a great time! Our friend Kevin was still with us and when we checked into our room at Scotty's Beach house, he was in our room! All the rooms had been ... [Continue reading this entry]

Maggie Island

Sunday, April 4th, 2010
Hello again... We left Airlie Becah bright and early last sunday and our oz bus driver was Luke (who we had from our Melbourne to Sydney tour) so was nice to see a friendly face and play the familiar games on the ... [Continue reading this entry]