Newcastle Ho! Posted by Jeffrey on September 19, 2003 in Newcastle, Australia
So on Tuesday we left Sydney and caught the train to Newcastle -- a couple hours north of Sydney -- and got hooked up in a hostel 'Backpackers by the beach'. Its been fantastic here, so far we've had 3 free dinners, and we've only been here 4 nights. We've hit the beach 3 days in a row and its been nice. Boogey boarding and surfing for the first time yesterday was fun stuff... although I did get a little rash from the board rubbing on my arms a lot, it would be better with a wetsuit. Andrea Chelsey and David and I will probably continue on North maybe soon. The girls are checking out if a flight up to Cairns is plausible, to traverse the coast downwards instead of upwards. I'm going to ride a bike through the city today, check it out and take some photos, I'll post these newcastle photos the next chance I get. I've had enough of drinking excess quantities of beer and other beverages... for me it loses its fun fairly quickly. Cheers.