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Stories and Tips New South Wales

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A long weekend at Forster and the Myall Lakes

Written by auskiwi on 25 May, 2002

Forster is a small town loacted approx. 3 hours north of the Central Coast, by the Myall Lakes and the New South Wales coast. While we are here we usaully camp at Booti Booti Recreation Park as it is cheap, $6 per night, and is located…Read More

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Lake Macquarie and The Hunter Region

Written by auskiwi on 12 May, 2002

Just north of Wyong is another large salt water lake called Lake Macquarie. Lake Macquarie is the favorite place to head on a beautiful summers day to pursuit your favorite water sport, whether it be wakeboarding, water skiing, swimming, fishing or taking a spin in…Read More

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The Jenolan Caves

Written by auskiwi on 09 May, 2006

This year, during Easter, our friends Greg, Julie and their 5 year old and us decided to spend a couple of days at the Jenolan Caves.On Good Friday morning, at approximately 7am, we left our home on the Central Coast, by car, to travel for…Read More

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What Happened in 2008 - The Central Coast and Beyond

Written by auskiwi on 13 Jan, 2009

We had dad over at Xmas 2007 so went to plenty of local haunts, the Australian Reptile Park, the Mangrove Mountain Dam, Wollombi, bush walking, lunch at The Entrance, dinner at The Entrance Bowling Club with friends, dinner at the neighbours on Christmas Eve.We didn’t…Read More

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St Albans - A Slice of Australian History

Written by auskiwi on 02 Jul, 2007

It was Sunday in mid March and the weather is absolutely gorgeous – what to do, what to do, what to do?We hadn’t been to St Albans yet and I’d heard it’s a great day out – it’s wasn’t far, so we jumped in the…Read More

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The Lovedale Long Lunch - The Hunter Valley

Written by auskiwi on 23 May, 2006

Do you enjoy: -- The company of friends and plenty of potential new friends in a party style atmosphere?- Sipping on a bit of the vino and sampling different wines, olive oils and other local products?- Sitting on blankets on the ground, or at tables placed on freshly…Read More

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Year of the Dog--Chinese New Year 2006

Written by auskiwi on 06 Feb, 2006

I have always wanted to experience some of the celebrations that take place for the Chinese New Year, and Sydney is supposed to have some of the best celebrations in the world, outside China itself that is. So, while we were down in Sydney for…Read More

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A Day Out in Darling Harbour

Written by auskiwi on 05 Feb, 2006

The date is January 27, 2006, and the place is Sydney. We awoke in our room at the Carlton Crest Hotel to be greeted by a beautiful sunny day, a great day to see and witness some of the attractions at Darling Harbour, located within…Read More

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Australia Day - Sydney - 26th Jan 2006

Written by auskiwi on 30 Jan, 2006

At approximately 9am, on Thursday the 26th January 2006, we tossed our overnight bag in the car and made our way 1 ½ hours south from the Central Coast to the centre of Sydney. After placing our luggage in our room at the Carlton Crest…Read More

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New Years at Lobster Bay

Written by auskiwi on 22 Jan, 2006

Two weeks to New Years Eve 2005 and we still have nothing to do!!! Do we go camping, do we stay at home or do we take Sharon and Ian up on their offer of a boat trip and visit to Lobster Bay - Gee…Read More

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