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an adventure exploring australia be off then Hello there folks, just another little blog because three aren’t enough I will use this to post some pics from the little journey that will hopefully take me around Australia with a brief stop over in Bangkok! Leaving UK 20th Septe

This one's for real

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 26 February 2015 | Views [258] | Comments [1]

Seriously. I don't know how many attempts there were....from half heartedly planned jobs to actually physically leaving for two days... i hadn't quite managed to leave the Sunshine Coast (hinterlands) since arriving in Amamoor last year, nearly exactly one year ago! February 2014.

I loved the friendly folk and lush persimmons and mangoes and spotting platypus in Amamoor, had my crazy nearly half year in Belli Park, working for the fantastic Higher Ground and getting into the habit of driving down to Noosa, watching the surf, running around the National Park. maroochydore certainly was an experience but I was glad to have my Coolum escapes. or continued walks along twin Waters' beach.

Looooved my time in Coolum. I've said it many times before but that place has become home! So have Noosa market, Sunshine beach....exploring Buderim waterfalls, Eumundi, road trips to maleny, mapleton and montville and Chenrezig Buddhist Institute.

It's only been one months at Dolphins Beach House but it feels like another. I feel very grateful for having been able to work with some beautiful people here and had a bunch of fun despite the restless nights...  If you ever want to test your patience and ability to be nice 24/7 go work in a backpackers in Australia where 80% of your guests are spoilt 19yo Europeans ;-) Oh the Joy! I was so lucky to have fun colleagues and the beautiful national park to escape to.

Anyway, that little stint was still not good enough in terms of earning some dough and so I accepted a job at Daydream island resort. Oh the madness!

I had my last trip to Noosa markets where stall holders know what I'll buy by now... went to erbachers and flannerys in M'dore, drove down David Low Way. The one thing I have done enough times I guess is Eumundi and beyond and I won't venture down there again.

Still, this feels surreal and not quite right... But thanks to a last minute ride share partner I will take to the A1 this Saturday and make my way up to Airlie Beach. Yes, I am leaving the Sunshine Coast. For real. Possibly longer than 3 days too. ;-)

I am excited and scared, happy and sad and extremely melancholic....but trying to focus on the anticipation of new fun adventures on the Island!

I will miss this corner of the earth a lot and am sad about leaving some amazing people. and also going the opposite direction to where some lovely folk are who i've been meaning to catch up with. Who knows what will happen... everything is up in the air at this stage. Byron is still on the list...but so are the table lands. 

Best get that visa issue sorted, eh.





Ich brauche immer einige Zeit, um alles zu verstehen bzw. zu übersetzen.
Liebe Grüße Dad

  dad Feb 28, 2015 11:25 PM



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