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kaaputt1
09-15-2005, 07:37 PM
hi all!

I will travel january next year to australia and i would really appriciate some help with some nice spots to visit - i am starting in sydney and ending up in cairns
what i am looking for : shopping malls in sydney to stock me up - and lots of beautiful landscape like waterfalls - forests - canyons or just wonderful lonely areas where i can relax without mankind

thanks for all your efforts

juergen

araT
09-16-2005, 03:35 AM
To get you started heres a great sydney pack put together by a friend of mine, Ben.. http://googletouring.com/t.php?id=70

I'll put together a few shopping centres and stuff around Sydney for you.. unfortunately Cairns is out of my leauge, I've only been there once and it was a weekend many years ago. We'll have to wait on a queenslander like DoctorSmith to help you there :)

T.

brewer
09-16-2005, 05:17 AM
I stayed at the Colonial Club in Cairns when I went years ago. Very nice.

sameet
09-16-2005, 06:00 AM
Check out the stadia in ozzieland, they are jst too awesome!!The MCG and the SCG are a definite must visit. Site of so many wonderful cricket matches...hope u know wat cricket is!!

yeah i m Indian. Hope the aussies start playin better cricket after the ashes hehehe

kaaputt1
09-26-2005, 09:40 PM
hi !

had been away for a week - thanks for answering me -- and i think no one really knows what cricket is
i tried to understand it but i am shure its more a social
thing than sports - but i think i like it cause its kinda nuts - personaly i would prefer a game of aussie rules football

have a nice time

juergen

Master Chief
09-27-2005, 06:53 PM
Isn't cricket where you eat cucumber sandwiches and watch grown men playing with themselves on a big field?

tombstone
09-27-2005, 08:30 PM
you a$$

Master Chief
09-28-2005, 12:57 PM
:lol:

rathcown
09-28-2005, 01:11 PM
if ya heading to sydeny and ending in cairns you are heading north, its a bit hard to check out the mcg

scubadude
10-04-2005, 02:16 AM
If you are looking for "waterfalls - forests - canyons or just wonderful lonely areas where i can relax without mankind" - you cant go past Katoomba - located about 1 hour north-west of Sydney

3342'36.00"S 15019'12.00"E

try the following URL for more info
http://www.katoomba-nsw.com/