Browsing: Australasia

1. There is no Airport train.

It is not a great start when you arrive at the airport, fresh off a flight, and find there is no train into the city. I mean what sort of a city doesn’t have a train to the airport? Especially when they like to host world events and cater to tourists’ needs. Well, Melbourne doesn’t. In recent years there has been the implementation of SkyBus, which will transport you …

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The most memorable experience from when I first visited Darwin back in 1995 was the ‘Beer Can Regatta’. Who in their right mind makes a raft out of empty beer cans to race through crocodile infested waters for the prize of nothing more than bragging rights for a year?

The place is full of similar crazy ideas, and yet after spending more and more time up there the ideas somehow seem less crazy. I don’t …

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