Christmas, that time of year where everyone goes a bit silly, you wrap up warm, drink, eat, sing, see old friends and family and generally be merry. Well, when you are backpacking, halfway around the world from home and in a country where Christmas is in the summer, things feel a bit different. Here is … More Oz Campervan Adventure Part 10: Christmas in Australia
After the Babinda Boulders we started making our way South along the coast towards Brisbane for New Year. Along the way our main objectives were to stop at waterholes and beaches as much as possible to cool off and enjoy a slow pace of life – a vast difference from missioning it through the outback…although … More Oz Campervan Adventure Part 9: Cairns to Brisbane
Finally out of the outback we find ourselves in Cairns where we explore the city and the wonderful Great Barrier Reef. Whilst Cairns is a fairly small town there are rainforests, mountains, boulders and hippie markets to explore in the surrounding areas making it a great place for adventure.
A week working in the outback on a mango farm with a laid back Aussie dude brewing a shed load of his own beer, an Aussie lady who is a remarkable cook, a broken dog and a croc in the lake behind the garden. This was going to be an awesome week.
This was the big one – Adelaide to Darwin. Driving through Australia’s red centre following pretty much one straight road, only detouring to take in the epic Uluru (aka Ayers Rock) and King’s Canyon. In total this would be a 4,000km (2,500 mile) leg of our campervan adventure which may be a long way to … More Oz Campervan Adventure Part 5: Adelaide to Darwin taking in Uluru and King’s Canyon
We were very excited about the next leg of our Oz Campervan Adventure taking us from Melbourne to Adelaide as we would be travelling along one of the world’s most scenic coastal drives – the Great Ocean Road. Rugged coastlines, the 12 apostles rock formations, rainforests and, the icing on the cake, the Round The … More Oz Campervan Adventure Part 3: Melbourne to Adelaide via The Great Ocean Road, Grampians, Pink Lakes and more
Part 2 of our Oz Campervan Adventure and we find ourselves in Melbourne! A two day city stop featuring art, giant urinals, penguins, a proper Aussie BBQ with Japanese people and booze…this adventure sure is starting out well…
After spending over a week sightseeing and painting the Colourful House of Surry Hills with Thierry Noir in Sydney it was time to commence our Australian Campervan Adventure. We picked up our home on wheels in the shape of a Mitsubishi Express from the depot and set off not really understanding what we were letting … More Oz Campervan Adventure Part 1: Sydney to Melbourne via the Grand Pacific Drive and Wilson’s Prom