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Saturday, August 30th, 2008

Caravanning along the Coast

We arrive in Airlie Beach and besides the soothing sight of the ocean, experience a little culture shock. Coming from life in the outback, the very touristy beach side town of Airlie is overwhelming. We park our van and don’t have to pay as a friendly Aussie gives us the time remaining on her ticket. […]

Friday, August 22nd, 2008

Caravanning

As I sit in a flat in France and write about our road trip in Australia, I just have to pinch myself. This is my life – at least for another 6 months anyways. As we approach the half way mark of our one year trip, I reflect on how lucky I feel to have […]

Sunday, July 27th, 2008

Sydney – beer, bats and beaches

Week two of our stay in Sydney is at the Jolly Swagman hostel. We check in on a Saturday morning – that night while eating our dinner and sharing a bottle of Aussie wine – we find out that Saturday nights at the hostel are Centurion night. Which means we get to watch a bunch […]

Wednesday, July 16th, 2008

Sydney, Australia

Two flights and a 4 hour stop-over in Singapore later, we arrive in Sydney. It’s 7:00 am local time (4:00 am Bangkok time) and we haven’t slept a wink. We wait for our luggage at carousel 4, watching other people’s luggage pass us by. As the heaps of baggage diminish, our apprehension grows. My biggest […]