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Forum: Cities and Travel 07-07-2018, 10:27 PM
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I was actually lying on my back by the pool when...

I was actually lying on my back by the pool when I took that, the buildings around the area were like a big circle. All the shots were done in the central business district area of Brisbane, most...
Forum: Cities and Travel 07-07-2018, 09:53 PM
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Posted By chrisinhouston
They had lots of street art. I saw kids climbing...

They had lots of street art. I saw kids climbing on the big balls, the knobs on them are kind of like the ones on rock walls in gyms.
Forum: Cities and Travel 07-07-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By chrisinhouston
The line from the center fishing rod goes up 15...

The line from the center fishing rod goes up 15 feet or so to an outrigger and from there goes farther out to the ocean than the lower lines. It is held by a rubber band, if a fish strikes the rubber...
Forum: Food and Drink 07-07-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By chrisinhouston
They have good jerky, I even found one from...

They have good jerky, I even found one from kangaroo. Beer goes well with jerky! Pork belly was also on most menus.
Forum: Food and Drink 07-07-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By chrisinhouston
They put rocket or arugula on a lot of dishes, it...

They put rocket or arugula on a lot of dishes, it must be grown everywhere down there. And you get beetroot on the burgers which we actually liked.
Forum: Food and Drink 07-07-2018, 01:53 PM
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Posted By chrisinhouston
Just about every casual place has their version...

Just about every casual place has their version of Fish and Chips and Lamb burgers.
Forum: Food and Drink 07-07-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By chrisinhouston
This one place on the river, Stokehouse was...

This one place on the river, Stokehouse was really nice. The dishes were small and a bit pricey but were all good and very creatively presented.
Forum: Food and Drink 07-07-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By chrisinhouston
They had really good oysters. Turkish pizza was...

They had really good oysters. Turkish pizza was really good at one place, Pide I think they call it.
Forum: Food and Drink 07-07-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By chrisinhouston
We drank a lot of wine there as well as some good...

We drank a lot of wine there as well as some good beer. Seafood in Brisbane was very fresh. Also a lot of good Asian food.
Forum: Food and Drink 07-07-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By chrisinhouston
Eating Australia

I took pictures of some of the meals we had in restaurants. Australia has pretty good food overall. They do serve chips with just about everything though. And you have to ask for tomato sauce and not...
Forum: Cities and Travel 07-07-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 589
Posted By chrisinhouston
Or California with the eucalyptus trees.

Or California with the eucalyptus trees.
Forum: Cities and Travel 07-07-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 589
Posted By chrisinhouston
They also have great parks and a nice botanical...

They also have great parks and a nice botanical garden park
Forum: Cities and Travel 07-07-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 589
Posted By chrisinhouston
Queen Street is now just a pedestrian blvd. Lots...

Queen Street is now just a pedestrian blvd. Lots of shops. There are even tunnels below ground connecting all the buildings and tons of shops and restaurants. I visited the library several times....
Forum: Cities and Travel 07-07-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 589
Posted By chrisinhouston
I signed up for the free city bike program and...

I signed up for the free city bike program and took bike rides a couple of times although riding in city traffic can be challenging. I did a few river trips, they have a free ferry service and also...
Forum: Cities and Travel 07-07-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 589
Posted By chrisinhouston
We had a great view from our room on the 16...

We had a great view from our room on the 16 floor. City living seems strange to me, you can see people in the next building going about their daily routines. I felt like Jimmie Stewart in "Rear...
Forum: Cities and Travel 07-07-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 589
Posted By chrisinhouston
Lots of art in the downtown area.

Lots of art in the downtown area.
Forum: Cities and Travel 07-07-2018, 11:06 AM
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Views: 589
Posted By chrisinhouston
2 weeks in Brisbane

Earlier this year I went with my wife to Australia again where she had a work project. We spent a 10 days in Brisbane, then went to Emerald for 2 weeks and back to Brisbane for another 4 days. Then...
Forum: Cities and Travel 07-07-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By chrisinhouston
The boat had 7 large fishing reels for trolling,...

The boat had 7 large fishing reels for trolling, the ones farthest back on either side had outriggers as did the center rod, the outrigger is above the frame of the picture. That was the lines don't...
Forum: Nothingland 07-07-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 23
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Posted By chrisinhouston
I had this one recently

I had this one recently
Forum: Cities and Travel 06-27-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By chrisinhouston
The water was nice, a bit cold when you first get...

The water was nice, a bit cold when you first get in but nice.
Forum: Cities and Travel 06-27-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By chrisinhouston
This beach and rocky area is known as the...

This beach and rocky area is known as the Blowhole. There is a scene in the new Jurassic Park movie that was filmed on the small beach. It is also where the scene with Burt Lanscaster and Deberah...
Forum: Cities and Travel 06-27-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By chrisinhouston
The Arizona was closed so we did the submarine...

The Arizona was closed so we did the submarine instead.
Forum: Cities and Travel 06-27-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By chrisinhouston
A few more

A few more
Forum: Cities and Travel 06-27-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By chrisinhouston
Hawaii vacation

Just got back from Hawaii, we were on Oahu so no volcano but we did see the glow off in the distance when our jet took off just after sunset.

It was our first big family vacation in a long time....
Forum: Health 12-12-2017, 10:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,737
Posted By chrisinhouston
Well, today is December 12th and it's been almost...

Well, today is December 12th and it's been almost 2 weeks since I damaged my knee joint and a week since getting a cortisone shot. I'm glad to say I do feel better. I am not needing a cane or...
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