Category Archives: Australia

January 7th – Launceston Sights

Launceston was putting on great weather for us – clear blue sky with a high of 26! Today’s plan was to visit the Cataract Gorge on the first half of the day, then a free afternoon to roam about and … Continue reading

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January 6th – Launceston – Cradle Mountain

Up and ready for breaky meetup at 8:30am downstairs. The hardest part in this routine was to get the kids up on time, the prior night they had been all up till after mid-night. Breakfast at the hotel was nothing … Continue reading

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January 5th – Bitter Sweet Tassie Short break – Fly to Launceston

I have been debating whether to blog this holiday or not? It had been a bitter sweet week with Dada passing away and the family insisting I carry on with my holiday. This blog is after all my journal on … Continue reading

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Sydney Day 6 – 8th Dec

Last full day in Sydney, today the plan was to have brunch near the Opera House. Around 10:40 we all took the ferry from Pyrmont Bay to Circular Quay. Nothing beats the Sydney Harbour views – they are simply amazing! … Continue reading

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Sydney Day 5 – 7th Dec

Today Vik and family was joining us (they were here for a wedding and staying with family, today checking into the same hotel), and also joining us this afternoon were Jayesh & Priya. Kids were excited on catching up with … Continue reading

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Sydney Day 4 – 6th Dec

Today we were heading off to Parramatta side of the town, had promised Neha to take her to a chaat restaurant for fav Pani Puri. No driving, we were to use the Sydney Train system – our car has not … Continue reading

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Sydney Day 3 – 5th Dec

Another late start to the morning. Headed out to QVB again for brunch, this time trying M cafe on the ground floor. (M Cafe, not as good as the Tea Room, ok for light snacks not for breakfast). Back to … Continue reading

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Sydney Day 2– 4th Dec

A relaxed start to the day – objective of this trip was NO RUSH and to try loads of different FOODS. Out of the hotel around 11am, for a quick walk across the Pyrmont Bridge, no more monorail or would … Continue reading

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Sydney Road trip – 3rd Dec

Start of a short holiday, destination SYDNEY. Mode of transport: CAR.Drive time: 12 hours! To allow for daylight arrival into Sydney, we decided an early start, left Brisbane @ 5am, were aiming for 4:30 but things never go to plan. … Continue reading

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