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On our travels.....

Nearing the finish line.....

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 29 May 2014 | Views [162]

Day 10 Well we did it... We survived the Nullabor! Actually the drive is pretty easy, very straight in parts and little traffic but you can make pretty good time without any obstacles in your way. Since my last update we have covered 1,870km crossing ... Read more >

The Crossroads of Australia

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 26 May 2014 | Views [164]

Days 5 and 6 We booked into the hotel in Adelaide for two whole nights! On Saturday morning we took a walk around Adelaide then jumped in the car to head up to the Barossa Valley. It's only about an hours drive outside the city and well worth the ... Read more >

South Australia

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 23 May 2014 | Views [233] | Comments [1]

Day 4 Distance from Origin 2,180km Distance to Destination 3,050km   We made it to Adelaide!! We were actually only planning to make it as far as Mt Gambier today but when we arrived there didn't seem like there was a lot happening so ... Read more >

Wilson's Prom

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 22 May 2014 | Views [167]

Day 2 Distance from Origin 999km Distance to Destination 3,841km The drive from Lakes Entrance to Wilson's Prom is about 287km. We planned to be here by lunch time so we could take in a walk around the National Park before sunset. We stopped to ... Read more >

It does what it says on the tin.........

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | Views [141]

The first big day of driving.... Well the day got off to a blinder with the beautiful sunrise.  We both went for a swim in the ocean, which considering the time of year was actually not too cold, and went to a great little place on the beach ... Read more >

Good morning......... Wollongong

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | Views [190]

Morning! a very quick off cycle update.... The room with an ocean view was an extra $40 but by God it was worth it this morning :) am off for a wee run (or maybe just a fast walk) bye

Photos: Road trip

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 19 May 2014 | Photo Gallery

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Lift off

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 19 May 2014 | Views [178]

Day 0 So the day has finally come to leave Sydney after 6 fun filled years. It feels a little anti climactic having been away all summer (or winter depending on which hemisphere your reading this from).  we waved goodbye to all my belongings ... Read more >

T minus 1

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 18 May 2014 | Views [174]

With one day to go we are strangely organised!! Packing is (pretty much) done, removalists come in the morning, cleaner in the afternoon, then we're off. We are aiming for Jervis Bay tomorrow night which is only 3 hours south but at least we will be ... Read more >

The last day

TANZANIA | Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | Views [242]

Well I don't really know where to start.  In the end the 3 weeks has gone incredibly fast but I will admit I am ready to come home...... The bad bits…… it is really tiring just trying to do simple things (getting money out, travel, staying clean), ... Read more >

The safari

TANZANIA | Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | Views [418] | Comments [1]

Well it’s been a very busy few days.   It’s now Sunday and I only have 4 days left.   It’s been a fantastic experience but I have to admit I am looking forward to getting home, and particularly looking forward to a hot shower, ... Read more >

Perseverance wins the day

TANZANIA | Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | Views [231]

So at last I have paid and I'm going on my Safari.... can't wait! I leave on Thursday for 2 days to Tarangire National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater.  Not much to report from this week and the weekend.  Things are going well in the office and I'm starting ... Read more >

Well...... the school

TANZANIA | Friday, 8 Jul 2011 | Views [260] | Comments [2]

This morning was the visit to one of the school projects. I went with a group from UCL and Brenda who is the finance officer for Childreach.   I have uploaded a couple of pictures onto facebook for people to see. The kids are obviously use to people ... Read more >

The holy grail.....

TANZANIA | Friday, 8 Jul 2011 | Views [238]

So something exciting happened tonight night….. I found out there is a cinema here – and it shows movies in English!! It was like finding out the elixir of life was within my grasp so I made my way straight there to find out what was on. The answer ... Read more >


TANZANIA | Thursday, 7 Jul 2011 | Views [230]

So I've managed to upload photos onto facebook if anyone wants to take a look.... that proved a little easier.

End of week 1....... well almost

TANZANIA | Tuesday, 5 Jul 2011 | Views [225] | Comments [4]

Hello, Well this is my 3rd attempt at uploading this story so here goes....... again. Its now Tuesday so I'm nearing the end of my first week.  I tried again to upload photos but I don't think the internet connection can take it so you may have to ... Read more >

My first weekend in Moshi

TANZANIA | Sunday, 3 Jul 2011 | Views [253] | Comments [2]

Well we got off to a bad start.  I had booked a lodge around 10k outside of Moshi which the lonely planet says is a great place to base yourself to go for walks around the villages near Kilimanjao..... it also says its a top end lodge.  Anyway, I got ... Read more >

I made it

TANZANIA | Friday, 1 Jul 2011 | Views [259] | Comments [2]

…so I finally made it… 2 days late, after driving from Glasgow to Heathrow and getting delayed in Amsterdam I am here!   Arrived in Tanzania last night and was greeted with a warm welcome and a comfy bed so I am almost fully ... Read more >

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