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The Journey Home

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 26 Oct 2009 | Views [250] | Comments [1]

The final leg of an amazing adventure...... 24/10 - Longest day ever! And 25/10 Checked out of the hostel and caught the 10am shuttle to the airport.  Took an hour to get there as we ended up circling the city one and a half times.  Got there eventually ... Read more >


Melbourne and Sydney

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 23 Oct 2009 | Views [392] | Comments [1]

Back to Melbourne and Sydney to say some goodbyes 17/10 I landed in Melbourne at 6.30am, fair time you think but in Perth time what I was still on, it was 3.30am!  I got to the house at half 8 and was greeted by Tom who promptly let me in and went ... Read more >


Perth-Broome 10 Day Tour

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 16 Oct 2009 | Views [381] | Comments [1]

West Coast tour for 10 days from Perth all the way to Broome... 4/10 I finally made it to the hostel at 2am!  Got some sleep in a bed rather than a plane seat.  Woke up at half 8 and then headed into Perth.  I went to the museum of Western Australia.... Read more >


Coffs Harbour and Sydney

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 16 Oct 2009 | Views [241]

30/9 Today we caught the 10.05am bus to Coffs Harbour.  We arrived at 2.15pm.  Got the transfer to the hostel, weird strange man working here!  We walked along the creek and the botanic gardens, the walk was weird all I got from it was dirty feet!  ... Read more >


Brisbane and Byron Bay

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 3 Oct 2009 | Views [193]

More wildlife encounters ahead.... 25/9   Off this morning to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.  I finally held a koala, it was so cool!  I didn't realise how heavy it was going to be.  His name was Goblin.  I managed to have a voucher for a free reprint of ... Read more >


Hervey Bay, Fraser Island, Noosa, Australia Zoo

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 25 Sep 2009 | Views [653]

Really cool some of the stuff I have done in this blog entry- well at least I think so! 19/9 Arrived in Hervey Bay at 9.30am, got the free shuttle bus to the hostel- good job as the bus stop is no where near the hostel!  We decided to go whale watching ... Read more >


Cape Tribulation, Bowen, Airlie Beach and Whitsunday Islands

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 23 Sep 2009 | Views [338]

Here we go again.... 12/9 Early start today, ready and waiting outside the hostel but the bus driver had overslept and was late.  On the way up to Cape Tribulation we had a rainforest walk in the Daintree and a Daintree River cruise to see some more ... Read more >


Alice Springs, Darwin, Cairns

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 11 Sep 2009 | Views [321] | Comments [1]

1/9   Had a lay in today and got up around half 9, it was lovely!  The other 3 girls in my room had left at 6ish so I had the room to myself.  I went and booked a tour of the National Parks in Darwin and my flight to Cairns.  Later on ... Read more >


Tour up to Ayers Rock

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 3 Sep 2009 | Views [532] | Comments [1]

I'm back from my ouback adventure now, sleeping outside was awesome apart from one thing....   26/8   Up at 5.15 this morning to be sorted and ready for pick up at 6.30.  I then had the delight of another 12 hours on a bus.  Managed to get some sleep ... Read more >


Melbourne (again) and Adelaide

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 25 Aug 2009 | Views [252] | Comments [1]

18/8 Said goodbye to Andrew and Samuel this morning at the house.  Roy and Lesley took me to the airport.  They were allowed to come all the way through to the gate and watched me get on the plane.  Emotional goodbye as I don't know if I will see them ... Read more >


Hobart

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 25 Aug 2009 | Views [203] | Comments [1]

12/8 Said goodbye to Ell this morning, he is going to Perth and I'm going to Taz.  Don't know if I will see him again before I go home.  Got the 7.49am train to the station and then the Sky Bus to the airport for my 10.55am flight.  The flight was a ... Read more >


Canberra and Melbourne

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 18 Aug 2009 | Views [246]

Back again, it has been a while... 3/8 I had to get up this morning as my bus to Canberra was leaving at 9am.  It was a 4hr journey, most of which I typically slept through!  Lots of leg room on the bus so that was an added bonus.  When I got to Canberra ... Read more >


Sydney!

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 3 Aug 2009 | Views [379] | Comments [1]

Hello from the land down under!  Even though New Zealand is further down..... 25/7 Hung around until check out and then put my bags in storage and went on the internet to waste some time.  I went and got lunch/breakfast and then went back to the hostel ... Read more >


Christchurch and Auckland-take two for both!

NEW ZEALAND | Friday, 24 Jul 2009 | Views [253] | Comments [2]

So this is the last New Zealand entry before heading onto another new country (the ninth one) 18/7 Back to the reality of hostels now, checked back in at the same one we stayed in the first time in Christchurch as it was nice enough.  I went and got ... Read more >


Milford Sound, Invercargill, Dunedin and Oamaru

NEW ZEALAND | Thursday, 23 Jul 2009 | Views [419]

12/7 We treated ourselves to a long awaited lie in this morning- it was so nice!  We then enojoyed the 2hr drive up to Milford.  There was some really nice scenery along the way.  We stopped a few times to take some pics and generally enjoy the views.... Read more >


Franz Josef, Wanaka and Queenstown

NEW ZEALAND | Thursday, 16 Jul 2009 | Views [377]

Hello again, I will try this again as I did it yesterday and then the computer lost everything! 3/7 We had to get up at 7 this morning to go and do the glacier walk.  We got kitted out with trousers, jacket, boots and crampons.  The boys went off in ... Read more >


Hanmer Springs, Christchurch, Hokitika

NEW ZEALAND | Friday, 3 Jul 2009 | Views [671]

So here we are again, 24/6 We left the picturesque town of Kaikoura and headed for Hanmer Springs.  A twin room worked out cheaper than some dorm we have stayed in so we treated ourselves to a twin room for 2 nights.  So nice to have our own room, ... Read more >


Picton, Nelson, Blenheim, Kaikoura

NEW ZEALAND | Wednesday, 24 Jun 2009 | Views [334] | Comments [1]

So we have done the North Island now and on to the South Island 19/6 We booked the ferry to the South Island today.  We had to be there at 12.  Once there we had to wait for an hour sitting in the car.  Well I say in the car, the boys decided to climb ... Read more >


Rotorua, Gisbourne, Napier, Wellington (Lord of the Rings Tour)

NEW ZEALAND | Monday, 22 Jun 2009 | Views [590] | Comments [3]

So this is the place that we did the weirdest things so far... 10/6 Today we saw some more geothermal stuff.  More rocks, caves and gases colouring the area.  It was better than yesterday's although the pictures all look the same!  We went to a Maori ... Read more >


Tongariro National Park

NEW ZEALAND | Sunday, 14 Jun 2009 | Views [271] | Comments [2]

6/6 How rough did I feel this morning!  Couldn't face breakfast at all.  Had some water but erm yeah.  Really bad day to be confined in the car for 3 hours.  I just wanted to curl up in a ball.  Eventually I managed to get some sleep in the car and ... Read more >


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