Monday, 14 March 2011

Hobart Cascade - SeaDream II - Gastronomic Dandenong - Georgia


John Crook

Come join Louisa's Walk

Cascade Brewery is an appropriate location from which to begin Louisa's Walk history to life.   This is Hobart and the walk is part of what is called 'strolling theatre'   Guests follow Louisa's story as she is arrested, convicted, transported and marched to the grim gates of the female factory womens' prison.  Chris and Judith Cornish 'star' in this Hobart attraction.  Whatever you may have planned for your visit to Hobart,  you will be disappointed if this walking tour is overlooked. Bookings are thoroughly recommended.   Cost is $30 for each adult, and there is a family ticket priced at $75.  Get the conditions ad all the details by calling (03) 6238 4222 or (03) 6229 8959. 

That 'other' Georgia

If you've been everywhere, how about trying Georgia, - a destination of discovery.  The 8-day Wonders of Georgia is an escorted small group  tour which offers an in-depth exploration of a captivating  nation.  Priced from $1662 per person twin share, the tour features life at the crossroads of Europe and Asia.  The tours are valid for sale until October 1, 2011.  Included are seven nights' accommodation,  transportation by quality air-conditioned vehicles, tour escorts/guides along with entrance fees for sites listed on the itinerary. Get the facts by calling 1300 836 764.  The tour departures are from June 19 through October 2 2011. 

This is some tour,- you bet !

SeaDream II sails 20-nights from Bridgetown in Barbados to Manaus and  Iquitos on the Amazon on February 12 2012 and 20 nights back to Bridgetown on March 4 2012. There's an exciting range of optional 3, 5 and 6 night post voyage packages to Machu Picchu  after her arrival in Iquitos and similarly a choice of 3, 5 and 6 nights to Machu Piccu pre the mega cruiser's  departure from Iquitos back to Barbados.  Prices of the optional packages start from US$3350 per person twin share.  These are the technical facts as such,- just wait until you check out the main itinerary on the voyages on the Amazon River. 

The cruise prices for the Amazon  on SeaDream II start from US$12919 per person twin share. Do yourself a favour and go visit or call into your nearest travel agent. 

Just make a note of this number – 1800 667 791

Then get ready to  join like minded travellers and get ready to get the taste for Indian cuisine,- without leaving the country.  Beacon Holidays is ready to lead you and yours on a gastronomic tour of Dandenong.  That's right, Dandenong, in Melbourne. The cost is $70 a head.  That opens the door for a foodie adventure which starts at Federation Square in Melbourne's CBD, then to Dandenong for a visit to an authentic Indian grocery store, an elaborate three-course Indian meal and then onwards to a variety of Indian desserts.  The tours begin at 11.30am and finish at 2.00pm.  So call the number at the head of this brief, or email 

* Please note conditions may apply to these packages  and prices are subject to change and availability.  This information is provided as a guide only.  Check with your travel agency.   Block-out periods may apply.   

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