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Australia (Lonely Planet Country Guide)

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Discover Australia
Feel the wind in your hair as you cruise the world's longest road; tips for driving across this magnificent, monster country.
Find out where Lonely Planet's favorite Australians would rather be.
Seek refuge in Cape Tribulation's Wet Tropics where the rainforest greets the sea.
Join the dots; hear about Aboriginal culture from Australia's first people.
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Paperback, 14th edition, 1100 pages
Published November 1st 2007 by Lonely Planet Publications (first published January 1st 1994)
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Mar 05, 2011 rated it it was amazing
As usual, with lonely planet guides, we found this to be super-helpful while planning our trip and while traveling around. At the end of our trip we left this our aussie friends we were visiting, as they had been looking at it and were interested in planning some trips of their own.

It does a good job of going into detail for all parts of the country, including Tasmania and Victoria. The main downside to the guide is that the book is heavy and rather bulky to carry around. This is particularly f
May 07, 2009 rated it it was ok
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This guide came with my 4-month working holiday visa, otherwise I probably wouldn't have bought it. It's useful enough for general information and I'm sure it would be great for planning a tourist trip around Australia, particularly if you didn't know anyone in or anything about Australia. For someone living in Sydney, however, it's not especially informative.
Jul 14, 2011 rated it it was amazing
As with all lonely planet books, you got to take what you need out of it. Over 1000 pages of things to do and see in Australia!
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Jan 11, 2010 rated it it was amazing
I wish that more of the book was applicable! Just not enough time to see all of it in two weeks!
Jan 08, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Great help in planning my trip.
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Aug 11, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Love all Lonely Planet's books!!!
This one is really special because Australia is a dream about to come true...
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