Monthly Archives: March 2011

Taronga Zoo

Taronga Zoo – what a great place! You also get to go there on a ferry – YES! We were very pleased Pommies and had a great day out at the zoo. Our favourites were the Tasmanian Devils, Tree Kangaroo, … Continue reading

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Port Macquarie – Observatory

One day you might find yourself in Port Macquarie saying to yourself – “What shall I do this evening?”. Besides drinking and eating, there is of course – the Observatory (http://www.pmobs.org.au). The Observatory has open evenings where they let you … Continue reading

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Australian Brush Turkeys

Sometimes called Bush Turkeys or Scrub Turkeys – these birds wander about picnic areas like they own the place. They are pretty big, and look like turkeys – but apparently they are not related to the American Turkey – who’d … Continue reading

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Port Macquarie – Coastal Walk

Next on the Port Macquarie tourist agenda was the coastal walk. It started from the town centre and followed the coast up and down the headlands and across five or six beaches. Towards the end was a coastal rainforest nature … Continue reading

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Port Macquarie – Koala Hospital

It was time for a weekend away! Spent over an hour on a plane and was still in New South Wales… big Australia. Destination = Port Macquarie, First stop = Koala Hospital The Koala Hospital looks after sick and injured … Continue reading

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Watsons Bay – Bondi walk

It was time for a Saturday afternoon walk. Where to? Back on the ferry to Watsons Bay, and then along the Pacific coast all the way down to Bondi Beach. Most of the walk is pretty close to the high … Continue reading

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Sydney Ferries

Have I mentioned that we love the ferries? Yes – well we do. ESPECIALLY the ‘First Fleet Class‘ – we love these – these are our favourites because they are CUTE! 🙂 The ‘River Cat Class‘ don’t really have any … Continue reading

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