Australia · 20 Days · 23 Moments · October 2017

Geoff's voyage in Australia

25 October 2017

Drove to the blue mountains stopping at Katoomba, Wentworth Falls, Keira, Blackheath, Mt. Victoria, Three sisters, and various other sites, great day and the temp in the thirties.

23 October 2017

After a nice breakfast in a local cafe very popular with locals,we then went to Bondi beach it was great, then we had lunch at Rose bay and then took a ferry to Sydney. Saw the bridge and opera House Relaxing now with a few beers

22 October 2017

Just arrived in Sydney after a one hour flight from Avalon airport. Picked up our hire car (nice Hyundai Tucson) and drove to the suburb of Brontë to our apartment. We are only minutes from Bondi beach.
Went to St Kilda to see the famous esplanade market. Tried. A potato swirl with chicken coating, tasty. Got a taxi to Avalon airport for our flight to Sydney, delayed due to electrical storm. Tested in the massage chairs.

21 October 2017

Witches in britches was absolutely brilliant, very funny and great food, highly recommended.brilliant nights entertainment.
In Melbourne had my first delicious kangaroo chargrilled. Superb steak, washed down with a bierre moretti, this is living. Toured Melbourne on the free tram, going to a show tonight with a meal , it's witches and britches, should be fun with Christine and Chloe. Enjoying every minute.

20 October 2017

Fantastic trip to Phillip Island,saw the little, (blue or fairy) penguins come out of the sea, check all is clear then march up the beach and past us by no more than a metre to find their burrows. Also saw lots of wallabies and cape geese. A truly magical trip. No cameras allowed but pictures that will stay on the mind forever

19 October 2017

Today moving down the great ocean road, stopped at Kennett River, as I stopped the camper a koala climbed down a tree, through the undergrowth and as we got out strolled past us within half a metre, brilliant. Also got mobbed by parakeets and cockatoo s.

15 October 2017

Travelled by camper to Salt creek, then on to Jaffa creek and on to Mount Gambier. Saw the famous sink hole which is now an amazing garden like Jurassic park. Stopping here overnight for a BBQ, temp has been in low twenties.

14 October 2017

Picked up camper van, what a beast stopped at Handorff a really nice getting style town, had bratwurst for lunch,then back on the road.

13 October 2017

In Adelaide playing mini golf with Chloe Christine and Anna, great fun and the sun has come out, oh yes we love Australia

12 October 2017

Evening drinks at the sunset bat overlooking the ocean,great place for a drink
In Adelaide, lovely city, very different in style from Perth

11 October 2017

Meal with my niece Alyson now at airport waiting for flight to Adelaide.
Last day in Perth, flying late afternoon to Adelaide for our next stage of our brilliant holiday.

10 October 2017

Great day today took the hop on hop off bus tour of Perth then jumped on the train to Freemantle a really laid back town. Called in to see Alyson for a beer and then back to the apartment.

9 October 2017

Visit to Yanchep national park saw koalas and kangaroos and lots of birds, had a BBQ . Temp about 23 , great day out.

8 October 2017

Penguin island today seeing dolphins, sea ospreys and penguins on a boat trip

7 October 2017

Walk around Perth, very different styles of architecture, with Christine Chloe and Anna
First breakfast in Oz, made by Anna, being spoilt,next is walk about, then visit to a prison, home from home lol, then off to watch a basketball game.

6 October 2017

Arrived in Perth to meet up with Chloe and Anna, nice apartment.