Monthly Archives: October 2016

Darwin, Australia

I have been here before and I will be coming back here near the end of November when I take a land tour after the cruise. The link to the post for my previous visit is:  https://lesliesh.wordpress.com/2010/11/04/darwin-australia/ Surrounded on three … Continue reading

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Cairns, Australia

I was here in 2010 and saw the city.  Here is the link to the blog: https://lesliesh.wordpress.com/2010/11/07/cairns-australia/ Cairns is the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and the tropical north of the country. Cairns is on the east coast of … Continue reading

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Hamilton Island, Australia

Hamilton Island, at the gateway to the 74 island Whitsunday archipelago, owned by sailor and winemaker Robert Oatley, is a resort island with lovely beaches and opportunities for sailing through the islands. It is also a gateway to the Great … Continue reading

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Brisbane, Australia

I was here in 2010 on Remembrance Day and visited the Koala Sanctuary and the city. Here is a link to my post: https://lesliesh.wordpress.com/2010/11/11/brisbane-australia-remembrance-day/ Today, I went to the second location of the Brisbane Botanic Gardens on Mount Coot-tha five … Continue reading

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Brisbane, Australia

I was here in 2010 on Remembrance Day and visited the Koala Sanctuary and the city. Here is a link to my post: https://lesliesh.wordpress.com/2010/11/11/brisbane-australia-remembrance-day/ Today, I went to the second location of the Brisbane Botanic Gardens on Mount Coot-tha five … Continue reading

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Sydney, Australia Day 2

Today I did some errands in the city and then went to visit the Chinese Garden of Friendship. Located at Darling Harbour, it is a large walled garden in typical Chinese style. I took many photos and here are a … Continue reading

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Sydney, Australia

I was here in 2010 and toured much of the city as you will see in this blog post: https://lesliesh.wordpress.com/2010/11/14/sydney-australia/ This two day port call is the end of the trans Pacific portion of our cruise and some passengers are … Continue reading

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