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Blackheath, Govett’s Leap, Evan’s Lookout, Pulpit Rock

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Blackheath was another planned day out in our last few days in The Blue Mountains. We had pretty much exhausted the entire area of a hat-trick of villages: Leura, Katoomba, Wentworthville. Next one down on the map was Blackheath. Living …

Halloween party at Chilli Blue Hostel in Sydney with Jonny Blair a lifestyle of travel

Chilli Blue: The Best Backpackers Hostel in Sydney, Australia

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It was all a bit unorganised getting to and arriving in Sydney. Just a few days before the flight from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney, I had to book a hostel, as I wanted to be sure where we would stay …

Witches Leap, Landslide, The Ruined Castle

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While in The Blue Mountains, and in particular the Jamison Valley region, we wanted to do every trek we could in the timescale. The two furthest away and toughest treks were to the “Ruined Castle” and “Mount Solitary.” Both were …

Backpacking in Australia: Touring Wentworth Falls Village, Blue Mountains

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When you spend time in the Blue Mountains in New South Wales there is an endless list of walks, treks, hikes, points, peaks, waterfalls, gorges, valleys, rocks, forests, caves to see. During the week that we spent there we tried …

RSA, RCG, Becoming a student for 2 days in Australia!

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I have only lived in Australia for 6 weeks or so and already I have three qualifications to my name! (the two mentioned here, and a “publife” certificate) I didn’t expect that to happen! I thought my days of studying …

“Its hardly Ballyholme, but it’ll do” – Bondi Beach, Australia

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As a visitor to Sydney it was slightly obvious that in the first week we would go to the famous Bondi Beach. The weather wasn’t amazingly hot during the first 7 days however, but the night before the 8th day, …

Backpacking in Australia: Watching Sydney FC v Brisbane Roar and Dwight Yorke and Terry McFlynn

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I didn’t exactly expect to watch live football in my first 2 days in Australia, but as an added bonus I did! On arrival at Sydney Airport, I noticed a light blue Sydney FC kit being sold in one of …

Welcome to Sydney

Departure from Malaysia and Arrival in Australia

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Without flinching an eyelid and just like any other day of your life, we arrived in Sydney, Australia. Equipped, Natalja and I with simply a passport, a one year visa and our possessions, we slipped casually past border control and …

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