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Trip: Working Holiday

There are [23] stories from my trip: Working Holiday

Cape Tribulation 29th Aug - 13th Nov

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 21 Nov 2007 | Views [1187]

As they call this place Cape Trap I can see why! I origonally came for 2 nights and stayed here nearly 3 months! I bagged myself a bar job on the second day - I needed to work and thought give it a go if I dont like it I can move on. It was such a ... Read more >

Tags: The Great Outdoors

Cairns 27th - Aug - 29th Aug

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 21 Nov 2007 | Views [968]

I arrived in Cairns and stayed at Caravellas Back Packers - highly recommended! dropped off my stuff and went for a walk along the esplanade. To my happiness there was a fireworks display going off next to the Lagoon! I love fireworks. Then I went and ... Read more >

Tags: Shopping

Darwin 19th Aug - 27th Aug

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 21 Nov 2007 | Views [568]

Ingrid picked me up from the airport and took me to see the night festival which was really cool. We caught up and I was soon in bed ready for an early start on a 5 day Top End National Parks Tour - Totally reccommend it! I went with Adventure Tours. ... Read more >

Tags: The Great Outdoors

Perth - Broome 11th - 17th August

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 27 Aug 2007 | Views [969]

I am glad that Kaz was doing this trip with me as it made leaving Perth that bit easier. We were dropped off in North Bridge at the Easy Rider office where we met Wez our driver and Helen and Jenny from Worthing (uk, they were doing the trip in 7 days ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road

Oliver Wayne Moredount

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 10 Aug 2007 | Views [871]

I was a birthing partner for my friend Malati. She did really well and it was such an experience, something I will never forget. I was helping with Sharon a vetran at having children, she has 3!!! Its such a waiting game and its very intense. The ... Read more >

Tags: Doctors, hospitals & health

South West Coast 9th - 11th June

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 16 Jun 2007 | Views [960]

What a trip covering 1400km in two and a half days!! Any advice to give as a traveller make sure you know who you are going away with as this can seriously effect the kind of trip you have. Started off in Perth following the costal road south, the ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road

Wave Rock 2nd - 3rd June

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 3 Jun 2007 | Views [1159]

Wave Rock, a granite cliffe, 15 mtrs high and 110mtrs long. Its shape has been caused by weathering and water which has undercut the base and left a rounded overhang. Water from springs running down the rock during wetter months dissolve minerals adding ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road

Rottnest Island 19th - 20th May

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 23 May 2007 | Views [878]

Rotto as its known locally, is a sand island only 11km long and 4.5km wide. 19km off the coast from Freemantle. Superb white beaches fringe the isle, making up for the barren interior of salt lakes and scrub! Virtually car free, there is a shuttle bus ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing

Perth 21st April - 11th August

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 29 Apr 2007 | Views [1286]

I am here in Perth staying with Karen and Rob in Claremont. I met Kaz in the UK she was staying with my cousin Phil and said if I was ever in Perth to come visit - so here I am. I arrived in one piece after the train ride = ) It was an experience I ... Read more >

Tags: Work


AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 29 Apr 2007 | Views [890]

I have been busy looking into the rest of my time here and have 90% finalised what I am doing..... Its sooooo exciting!! I am going on a 7 day tour with Kaz from Perth - Broome. We are staying in Broome for 2 nights before we go our seperate ways.... Read more >

Tags: The Planning Phase

The Indian Pacific 19th - 21st April

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 22 Apr 2007 | Views [912]

Off on my travels again I decided I wanted to travel another way across to Western Australia, The Indian Pacific. No other journey on earth can present you with the kaleidoscope of colours and contrasting landscapes than the great trains that cross this ... Read more >

Tags: planes trains & automobiles

Adelaide 9th March - 19th April

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 16 Apr 2007 | Views [1120]

I have had a fantastic time here. I have laughed everyday its been brilliant. I will be sad to leave but I am ready to begin travelling again. Ready to take on the world = ) Since being here I have been sightseeing. I have seen the Adelaide Botanical ... Read more >

Tags: Laughter

Cairns - Brisbane - Adelaide 6th March - 9th March

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 9 Mar 2007 | Views [1063]

Well I arrived in Cairns what a stunning place. It was strange seeing somewhere so green and lucious after going through the red centre. The clouds just hung around the hills with the top of the hills poking out. The heat is very humid here not as hot ... Read more >

Tags: Lost!

Alice Springs

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 6 Mar 2007 | Views [655]

What a place!! It was a culture shock to see how Aborigional people are living in a Town in Australia. Some of them are like animals fighting amongst their different tribes. They just sit on the grassy verges around the town in their groups. Some try ... Read more >

Tags: Culture

Adelaide to Alice 22nd March - 3rd March

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 6 Mar 2007 | Views [944]

What an experience this trip was. There were millions of flies, it was always in the 40's and luckily for us two girls got the wrong dates and missed the tour so we were down to 8 of us. It was bliss as the troopy was quite cramped inside and I couldnt ... Read more >

Tags: The Great Outdoors

Adelaide - Kangaroo Island 15th - 22nd Feb

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 21 Feb 2007 | Views [1027]

My friends Graham and Helen have lived here for 3 years. I met them through Grayhams brother Colin he is engaged to my oldest friend Carla. They kindly invited me to stay and had many plans until Gray decided to have a accident with a skateboard on an ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing

Woolert - Melbourne 12th - 15th Feb

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 15 Feb 2007 | Views [605]

I came to visit my parents good friends Joan and Alan - Her sister and family. Dot and Pat. They have four children Darren, Damien, Tracy and Patrick. They have six grandchildren. I met them all and the childrens partners out for dinner one of the evenings ... Read more >

Tags: Relaxation

Phillip Island 2nd Jan - 12th Feb

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 14 Feb 2007 | Views [1479]

Palm Beach Avenue. Kim and Dans place. Kim is a longtime friend of mine we grew up in the same village of Kingsbury. We have been through a lot together and get on fantastically so it seemed right to spend a fair amount of time here catching up. Im ... Read more >

Tags: Friends

The Great Ocean Road Feb 2nd - 4th

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 2 Feb 2007 | Views [750]

The Great Ocean Road covers some 400km. It must rank as one of the worlds most spectacular scenic and historic coastlines. From Queenscliff to Portland, it presents a rich and ever changing panorama. Historic towns, surf beaches, rain forests, waterfalls, ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road

Sydney 2006/07

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 1 Jan 2007 | Views [775]

Cant believe I have finally made it to Australia. My dream of seeing Sydney Harbour for NYE has become reality. Celebrating 75 years of the bridge with the best fire works ever!! Its been an amazing 4 days with so much packed in already. Lunch and Dinner ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures

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