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Brisbane four bar

Going out this weekend in Brissie? Here’s my experience of four contrasting bars from my recent trip. Thursday– the Royal Exchange, Toowong. Beloved of students at the nearby University of Queensland or UQ, not to be confused with QUT or several other combinations involving the letters U and Q. Terrible pop music blared from speakers

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Brisbane in Queensland is unlike the other Australian cities and especially Adelaide. Sub-tropical, humid, jungle sprouting freely wherever concrete and asphalt give way, it’s a city and it’s a rain forest. Freeways coiling like vines around vertiginous skyscrapers, breathless hills, tortuous streets, the crazily meandering Brisbane River serves as a metaphor for all. The Rivercat

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