Category Archives: Australia

In The Middle Of Somewhere : The Hahndorf Inn

In The Middle Of Somewhere (Post#1) : The Hahndorf Inn One of the area I visited during my two days holiday in South Australia is the small German town – Hahndorf. Since the place is in Adelaide Hills region, the ambiance of the place become perfect for a German place. When our tour bus dropped us in the area, the

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Fruit Picking Adventure at Bacchus Marsh

Since the season in Australia is switching from spring to summer, it is the same period to enjoy harvesting season. And when that season happened while I was in Melbourne therefore it is common to be invited by my friend to go somewhere and enjoy fruit picking. This time I was invited to join the strawberry and cherry picking. Back

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Panoramic View : Melbourne Central Business District

Panoramic View (Post#20) : Melbourne Central Business District One of the things that I really like when I live abroad is to walk around in the place with my camera. As there are lot of places to explore in Melbourne and its surrounding area, I did some research until I found something about Bayside. It is a city at the

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Name Of The Place : Flinders Street

Name Of The Place (Post#19) : Flinders Street Flinders Street is one of the famous train station in Melbourne not only because of its history but because this is station that serves the entire metro train network as anyone can commute from this station to any station. And the location of the station is strategic as it is within the

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View At My Window : Sydney Cove

View At My Window (Post#18) : Sydney Cove The first area that I had a chance to see and walk around was near in Sydney Cove. Since Opera House which is the symbolical architecture of the country is there, it also offers great and relaxing atmosphere to both locals and visitors. I myself fascinated in the place as you walked

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Chromatic Outlook : Sydney Opera House

Chromatic Outlook (Post#17) : Sydney Opera House I took the photo above during my 4th visit in Sydney as one of my holiday vacation while I was engaged in my 3rd project in Australia. The structure is amazingly great and located in one of the prime harbour in Sydney. This building becomes a symbolic figure of Sydney and Australia. And

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Panoramic View : Kata Tjuta (Mount Olga)

Panoramic View (Post#17) : Kata Tjuta (Mount Olga) Kata Tjuta was one of the main itinerary we had while touring Red Centre. We actually experience trekking this rocky mountain and discovered magnificent domed rock formation at the center of Australia. Like Ayers Rock, this is also considered a significant place for the Aboriginal people (Indigenous people live in Australia). Photo

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Chromatic Outlook : Shrine of Remembrance

Chromatic Outlook (Post#16) : Shrine of Remembrance I used to see this building on my back and forth travel from work and to the place where I live while I was in Melbourne. Coming from the city, this structure looks in the middle of St Kilda Road as it turned out that the road turns curve which is a good

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Panoramic View : Killara Estate, Yarra Valley

Panoramic View (Post#16) : Killara Estate, Yarra Valley Yarra Valley, region in Victoria state of Australia and famous because of its wineries. During our tour in the said place, one of the itinerary was Killara Estate where we tasted some wines and had lunch as well. In the location I found a scenery that’s soothing to my eyes which was

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View At My Window : MotorClassica At Royal Exhibition Building

View At My Window (Post#15) : MotorClassica At Royal Exhibition Building Car Motor Show was one of the unique event that I attended while in Melbourne. When I heard about MotorClassica I was curious as I am not really a car enthusiast since I don’t know how to drive and I don’t have my own car. But a showcase of

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Name Of The Place : Puffing Billy Railway

Name Of The Place (Post#15) : Puffing Billy Railway This photo is part of my Puffing Billy collection when I visited together with the family of my friends in Melbourne. The historical and century old steam railway which still running in our time is now called as Australia’s Premier Preserved Steam Railway. Photo captured last June 2013. Please follow and

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Chromatic Outlook : Queen Victoria Building

Chromatic Outlook (Post#15) : Queen Victoria Building As part of my walking tour in Sydney Australia which is my 4th time visit in the said city, I got a chance to enter and explore Queen Victoria Building. As I realized touring around Australia, I saw similar style of its interior in different part of Australia. Though the said building is

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Panoramic View : Mount Conner

Panoramic View (Post#15) : Mount Conner One of the mountains that I discovered from a distance in Red Centre at Northern Territory Australia is Mount Conner. When I saw this mountain I can’t believe that there such a mountain where the top is almost perfectly flat when looking from a far. For us in Philippines such hill or mountain are

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Precious Moment In The Mountain : Dandenong Ranges

Precious Moment In The Mountain (Post#15) : Dandenong Ranges I had some visits in Australia where it involves families of my friends that I met while staying in Melbourne for more than one and a half-year. And when it involves families sometimes you will feel like you are young or a kid wherein one of the important thing in their

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View At My Window : Canberra

View At My Window (Post#14) : Canberra Canberra like Brisbane is one of the city that I used to hear that it’s a boring city. When I heard that comment, most likely I am curious why people used to say that. As I knew that Canberra is the city where the central government of Australia is located and chosen to

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Name Of The Place : National Museum of Australia

Name Of The Place (Post#14): National Museum of Australia One part of the itinerary that we had during Canberra Day Tour was National Museum of Australia where most of the history of continent country down under are being showcase. My gateway to this tour was through Sydney airport as the flight to Sydney from Melbourne was comparably cheaper than flying

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Name Of The Place : Alice Springs

 Name Of The Place (Post#13): Alice Springs Alice Springs is located at Red Centre in Northern Territory. Red Centre is the first on my must see list in Australia as for me it represents one of the place for “Outback Adventure” which I haven’t experience before. I flew to the Town of Alice Springs as my gateway to see Uluru,

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Chromatic Outlook : White Rabbit Brewery

Chromatic Outlook (Post#13) : White Rabbit Brewery I accepted the invitation of my colleague at work when he invited us to go to Yarra Valley. The said valley are famous because of wineries which stretch to its whole space. And one of the place we visited was the White Rabbit Brewery in Healesville. They knew I don’t really drink but to

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Panoramic View : Blue Mountains

Panoramic View (Post#13) : Blue Mountains During my second visit in Sydney, I planned to visit Blue Mountains and Jenolan Caves. I always hear the name of Blue Mountains as one of the famous tourist spot near in Sydney at New South Wales state in Australia. It says that the mountain is still part of mountainous area related to Great

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View At My Window : Melbourne Town Hall Grand Organ

View At My Window (Post#12) : Melbourne Town Hall Grand Organ The reason why I like Open House event in any city is because of the freedom to enter in a building whether its public or private  for free. Melbourne Town Hall was one of the building that I got a chance to visit during the event. And here one

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