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Backpacking across Australia

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by WISE, Jun 15, 2004.

  1. WISE

    WISE Member

    Joined: Jul 10, 2001 Messages: 526 Likes Received: 0
    I leave in about two hours.

    I will fly into Sydney, stay with there a week or two, and then two months later I catch a plane back home out of Sydney.

    What happens in the middle is still very wide open.
    What are some cool towns to check out?
    I plan on hitting most of the big cities on the Eastern side of the country.
    Know any cool spots in any of those cities?

    I literally have no plan, so I'm game for anything - tourist stuff, bars, muesums, skate parks, secluded beaches, ski resorts, universities, anything that might lead to a fun time.

    next time I check this I'll be half way around the world, wish me luck.
     
  2. metallix

    metallix Elite Member

    Joined: Oct 7, 2001 Messages: 2,955 Likes Received: 1
    AWESOME MON SOUNDS LIKE FUN


    DONT LET ANYONE STOP YOU FROM HAVING FUN! LIKE A WOMEN OR ANYTHING. :)
     
  3. Hoblow

    Hoblow Senior Member

    Joined: May 12, 2003 Messages: 1,618 Likes Received: 12
    Email me. [email protected].
     
  4. WhiteOx

    WhiteOx Elite Member

    Joined: Sep 4, 2003 Messages: 3,691 Likes Received: 0
    Don't Hitch - Hike in Queensland
     
  5. WhiteOx

    WhiteOx Elite Member

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    who would have thought that cunt was world famous
     
  6. SilentBob

    SilentBob Member

    Joined: Dec 23, 2002 Messages: 683 Likes Received: 1
    Hehe, yeah he should have his own fan club..
     
  7. i is a fraud

    i is a fraud New Jack

    Joined: Dec 23, 2003 Messages: 48 Likes Received: 0
    in my opinion sydney sux brisbane alright but kinda boring melbournes alright to and thats were i would go to get out to ski resorts.
    for skate parks there every were visit http://www.skateboard.com.au/ they have ratings and pictures for just about every skate park in the country. theres good bars clubs in every city it just depends what your into.seclueded beaches everwere aswell but i would make sure to visit the goldcoast before i left the country.but as for universities we dont have ones like other countries over here there more like schools for adults an noone lives on them im dorms or anything like that.anyway im sure youll have fun.
     
  8. Brewster Baker

    Brewster Baker 12oz Loyalist

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  9. Abracadabra

    Abracadabra Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Dec 28, 2001 Messages: 22,906 Likes Received: 113
    come down to melbourne and gimme a holler. we'll get drunk and i'll steal your clothes and duct tape you to a street light
     
  10. lost_case

    lost_case Junior Member

    Joined: May 18, 2002 Messages: 121 Likes Received: 0
    now this is a truly toptastic plan!! :lol: :lol:
     
  11. Hoblow

    Hoblow Senior Member

    Joined: May 12, 2003 Messages: 1,618 Likes Received: 12
    Hey, quit sharking in on my plans. Why do you think i left my email addy.
    I'll split his shit 50-50 with you.
     
  12. Abracadabra

    Abracadabra Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Dec 28, 2001 Messages: 22,906 Likes Received: 113
    done deal
     
  13. WISE

    WISE Member

    Joined: Jul 10, 2001 Messages: 526 Likes Received: 0
    Bob - thanks for all the info, I'll be sure to check those spots out. that's exactly the kind of info I'm looking for.

    So far Sydney is cool.
    I've only been here for half a day and have already been to the NSW art museum and walked around downtown, went through hyde park and the gardens...saw a bunch of big ass bats.

    I was really expecting more of a culture shock. Sydney reminds me of a mix between NYC and San Diego, it doesn't feel very foreign. Maybe some of the other cities will. Also the sound that the crosswalk makes when you're allowed to walk sounds like an 80s bboy beat, it pretty dope.

    I plan on hitting up Canberra, Melbourne, Adelade, Alice Springs, Queenslade, fraser island, etc.. working my way back down to sydney.

    I'll make posts along the way, and hopefully if I can figure out how to do it post flicks.
     
  14. fatbastard

    fatbastard Elite Member

    Joined: Jun 30, 2002 Messages: 2,880 Likes Received: 10
    dont sleep on p-town.
     
  15. skullnbones

    skullnbones Elite Member

    Joined: Mar 20, 2004 Messages: 3,759 Likes Received: 53
    yeah fat B knows the drill. make your way over to perth its worth the trip. and if you want the culture shock alice springs is a winner. have fun.
     
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