15 Jun '12, 2am

Blogged: #GoldCoast Our First Day

Blogged: #GoldCoast Our First Day

Here are some photos from our first day. A big hoohah greeted us at Coolangatta aiport, Gold Coast. The wife and I slipped past all the festivities to clear immigration so that we could get into our car and begin our stay. We drove towards Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary near the airport to check it out, partly because we had an iVenture card, a kind of all-in-one tourist attraction card. It was actually quite a nice place, filled with Australian animals like birds, koalas, porcupines and wombats. And really up close. Some of the koalas were not real lah. Naturally, every souvenir shop in Australia carries a koala soft toy of some sort. My wife was determined to buy one for the kids. I told her to hold off till we were about to go home. I guess the Koala is the Merlion of Australian tourist souvenirs. I promised some photos of our cottage in Mount Tamborine too. Here you go, ...

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