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Oz Fest 15 Sunshine Coast, QLD, Australia. USA Memorial Day Weekend May 25-27, 2018

Oz Fest 15 Sunshine Coast, QLD, Australia. USA Memorial Day Weekend May 25-27, 2018

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Old May 27, 18, 1:32 am
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Old May 27, 18, 1:48 am
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Boarded the flight down to SYD just now, thanks so much for your efforts in getting a plan going Itsalongwaydown, it was great to see old FT friends and make a few new ones!

Hope to see you all again - some I know will be considerably sooner than others.
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Not sure what I was doing going to sunrise beach when I was set to arrive at sunset. Nice view either way. Got a little lost on the way back walking down dark streets without sidewslks. Finally found a bus stop, now on the way to Hastings street

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Old May 27, 18, 4:14 am
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Thanks to itsalongwaydown in getting Ozfest organized.

Thanks to those who traveled far and wide for the event.

For those that are in Brisbane tomorrow night looking at having dinner at Vapiano

Time 6:30pm.

Vapiano Albert Lane, Brisbane Brisbane Italian Restaurant in Brisbane CBD.

Its about 50 metres around the corner from where we had dinner on Thursday night and the Hilton.

Address: 191 Albert Street, Brisbane, QLD, 4000

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Old May 27, 18, 4:48 am
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Thanks to Itsalongwaydown and the organising committee for another wonderful OzFest.

We took the scenic beaches route down to Brisbane earlier today and then battled the congestion on the M1 again. My wife, daughter and myself thoroughly enjoyed seeing old friends and meeting new friends. Looking forward to next year.
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Old May 27, 18, 5:34 am
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Another great Ozfest concluded. Thanks to all involved, but mostly itsalongwaydown for putting it all together. The restaurant choices were outstanding and the zoo was great.

Happy travels to all, and see you at the next Ozfest.
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Originally Posted by Bundy Bear View Post
Thanks to itsalongwaydown in getting Ozfest organized.

Thanks to those who traveled far and wide for the event.

For those that are in Brisbane tomorrow night looking at having dinner at Vapiano

Time 6:30pm.

Vapiano Albert Lane, Brisbane Brisbane Italian Restaurant in Brisbane CBD.

Its about 50 metres around the corner from where we had dinner on Thursday night and the Hilton.

Address: 191 Albert Street, Brisbane, QLD, 4000

Bundy Bear
tom911
CDKing
rabau
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Great OZ fest again. Did manage to stay away from cuddling Koalas!
But do count me in for dinner in Brisbane tomorrow night.

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Old May 27, 18, 9:35 am
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hear hear, my thanks as well to @Itsalongwaydown and all of the supporting cast. Despite not feeling very social myself I got to meet several very interesting folks and got to see lots of very interesting things.
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Old May 27, 18, 10:20 am
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Thanks Itsalongwaydown!
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Old May 27, 18, 10:39 am
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Also, thanks to everyone who came along to enjoy our lovely Sunshine Coast!
Dinner venues both days were great! Lovely pasta at Zachary's, and the Bistro C spaghetti seafood was the most succulent I have had!
Despite being a local, it was only my 2nd visit to Australia Zoo - they have a surprising collection of regional and exotic species.
Am looking forward to catching up with all the old friends and new ones again

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Thanks to the organisers & great to see all!!!
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Great OZ fest again. Did manage to stay away from cuddling Koalas!
But do count me in for dinner in Brisbane tomorrow night.
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Another great Oz Fest. I got to cuddle a crocodile (baby one), koala, and a kangaroo. Iím enjoying the Premium Plaza lounge at BNE, then flying to AKL on China Airlines which would be my first flight in premium economy. Iíll be in New Zealand (Auckland and Queenstown) through Saturday. Then fly to New York for the Wine Do. Safe travels to all.
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Old May 27, 18, 7:39 pm
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Thanks to (mainly) Bill for organising!! Ok....I'll bite first. Where will Oz Fest 16 be? I think we have just about exhausted all Australian cities / places, and unless we want to go to regional centres (eg Broome, Launceston, Kalgoorlie, Hamilton Island etc), we either need to revisit the main Australian cities again or consider NZ eg Christchurch, Queenstown. My 2c.
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Melbourne! Only had it there once and there's plenty different to do ...
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