Tag: Australia

Last Day Down Under

Saturday – July 18, 2009 – Reluctantly today, we had to say goodbye to Australia. Jeff and I had to get up early around 5 a.m., so we grabbed our luggage to head down to the Circular Quay train station. For $AUD 15.20, we bought tickets on the […]

Cairns to Kuranda

Tuesday – July 14, 2009 – This morning, Jeff and I checked out of the Hotel Stella in Port Douglas. Our hotel transfer drove us along the scenic and winding northern Queensland coast back to Cairns. The tropical and rugged Queensland coast looks a bit like the northern […]

Heading to Queensland

Saturday – July 11, 2009 – Today was our last day in Central Australia, but we had one thing left to do after breakfast. We went to the camel stables for an express camel ride. Jeff and I mounted the same camel where we were guided around a […]

Eternal Central Australia

Wednesday – July 8, 2009 –  After a wonderful visit to Melbourne, my brother Jeff and I woke up this morning for our flight to central Australia’s Northern Territory. We walked to the Flinders Street bus station where we took the SkyBus back to the Melbourne Airport. After going […]

First Day in Australia

Monday – July 6, 2009 – After our flight left LAX on Saturday night, we had to fly for 15 hours to Sydney.  Our Delta flight was nice. We noticed that as Delta started to invest more heavily in international flights, their service was markedly better on their international […]