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Australia
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Trip Date:2004-10-05 - 2004-10-12
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Countries visited:Australia
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We took a flight to Vancouver on October 2, 2004. We stayed at the Fairmount Hotel located at the airport. On october 3, 2004 we took our flight to Sydney with en route stop at Honolulu.

We arrived at Sydney Airport on October 5, 2004. We stayed at the Ibis Hotel near the airport. The same afternoon we took the train to Sydney harbour. We walked to the Opera house then visited the Royal botanical garden. The garden is well planned. After we took the ferry to Taronga Park Zoo.

On october 6, 2004 we took a day tour to the Blue Mountains region. The scenery of that area is very nice. For the Australian they considered the Blue Mountains to be there Grand Canyon.

On October 7, 2004, we took a Qantas flight to Cairns. We stayed at the All Seasons Sunshine Tower hotel. On October 8, we took a day tour to Daintree rainforest with a stop at Port Douglas, Moosman gorge and Cape Tribulation. On the return we had a cruise on the Daintree river.

On October 9, we took a day tour to Atherton, Tablelands and Outback experience. This tour included a visit to the Barrine lake area to view the preserved forest and a cruise on Barrine lake, then to the spectacular Millaa Millaa Falls. We continued to a major cattle ranch for lunch. On the return we stopped Herberton, Atherton and Mareeba after we took the Kuranda range route to Cairns.

On October 10, we visited Cairns and relaxed at the hotel. On October 11, we took a Qantas flight to Sydney and stayed at the Ibis hotel near the airport. During the afternoon we visited the Koala Park Sanctuary. It is an area where you can see different animals of Australia.

On October 12, we took an Air Canada flight to Vancouver with a stop at Honolulu. We stayed at the Fairmount Hotel at Vancouver Airport. On October 13, we took an Air Canada flight to Montreal.
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