"IPSWICH - OLDE WORLD CHARM HERE!" Ipswich by balhannah
Ipswich Travel Guide: 10 reviews and 55 photos
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Ipswich is Queensland's oldest provincial city.
Located only 40 minute's from central Brisbane it is the perfect place for a day's adventure.
There is the Greg Norman designed Golf course of the
Brookwater Golf Club, a picturesque and challenging Championship course.
What I really like, is discovering the city's graceful colonial homes, superb old churches and historic sandstone buildings, there are so many, and most people have taken pride in keeping them painted and looking nice.
You will see many different designs, either on a heritage walking tour or by
just driving around the city.
You can easily spend a full day here!
Ipswich under water in January 2011
Unprecedented rainfall, caused the Bremer river that runs through the city of Ipswich to break it banks and flood the Ipswich CBD and low lying areas.
Lots of homes have only their roove's showing, some not even that. This is the same flood that hit Brisbane and devastated the city. The water has receded, and left on top of the house are a couple of steel container bins! Hard to imagine!
My prayers go to all these people that have been devasted, and I have done what I can to help these people .
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- Pros:Lovely heritage city
- Cons:Can be very hot in summer, and very cold in Winter
- In a nutshell:A good city to see historic queensland homes
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