The Grampions, this amazing spot in the middle of Victoria that so many people told us to stop by and check out. So we did. We departed Warrnambool in the morning and drove all the way to Halls Gap, driving along country roads in one go. Once we arrived it was midday, we stopped into … Continue reading We went hiking in the Grampians
So to set the scene properly, here are the beginning facts. It’s 2018, specifically the 2nd of January, Alex, Wouter and I have recovered from our NYE events, and its time to get on the road again. It’s again for us, but as Wouter joined us only in the last few days of 2017, this … Continue reading Our trip along the Great Ocean Road
When you are boarding a giant boat for 10 hours back to mainland Australia, the first thing you do is wake up ridiculously early. You then realise your in Devonport where nothing is open, due to it being Boxing Day, and that waking up early for breakfast, when you have none and nothing is open, … Continue reading The boat back to the mainland
Hobart, the city of Tasmania and in fact a pretty awesome one at that! In previous blog posts we mentioned a bit about our experience free camping around Tasmania. That was awesome, something we would do again for sure, as we think it’s the best way to see the very green and nature orientated state. … Continue reading Hobart and the Salamanca Markets
We have just started a new year, and with it come so many exciting things. But it also is the time everyone reflects on the previous year and make resolutions right? Well in looking back at 2017, by far for us it was the craziest year with so many changes, changes we are so thankful … Continue reading It’s now 2018! Our moment of reflection on 6 months living in our car…
The hiring of a car anywhere can be a daunting thing. There is so much research involved, comparing prices and deals, making it such a big job in itself. For us at least that was our initial understanding and experience… Well in our case we were maybe very fortunate in that regards, because before we … Continue reading Our car hire experience in New Zealand with Spaceships!
It’s Alex and I again. Bob and Leonne have begun their journey home to The Netherlands (approximately thresh weeks ago...) and we had 5 days on our own to explore the rest of the South Island of New Zealand. We set off from Christchurch after sadly dropping our travel buddies off at the airport and … Continue reading Final days in New Zealand…Where shall we go?
During the many adventures and stops we had in Christchurch, our forever hungry stomachs demanded delicious food. And I being a little nifty with searching on Instagram (just giving myself some credit there), found us some amazing places to eat. Places in all honesty we wouldn’t have found by looking in a tourist guide book, … Continue reading Where we ate and drank in Christchurch
Unfortunately all amazing things come to an end, and in our case and this blog posts, our trip with Alex’s brother Bob and girlfriend Leonne was at its last today (cue tears). Yesterday we had celebrated Bob’s birthday with a surprise drive across the south island of New Zealand to Christchurch, where we had an … Continue reading Goodbye NZ travel buddies, it was a blast!
Well the day began with waking up and breakfast. But I have to set the story up right first. You see a few days before, we and all the Granneman family had organised and given Bob for his 31st birthday a Heli Hike up Franz Joseph Glacier. However due to weather conditions, which you can … Continue reading A spontaneous (well planned) surprise drive to Christchurch!