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…
This post is all about the items we packed and or have used, that have been lifesavers at times, and must needs in our eyes for this trip we are undertaking. These items and this list is not only for our records and memory, but it is also a list for anyone interested in knowing … Continue reading The things we really could not live without whilst driving around Australia
The famous stretch of beach that so many people rave about. Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast was our next destination. Unfortunately for us, we were arriving mid school holidays, week 2 for Queensland and week 1 for New South Wales and Victoria, yay… That meant that not only was it insanely busy on the … Continue reading Our one night stop in Surfers Paradise
Destination Brisbane. We began our day however, waking up early in our tents at the free camp next to the highway. There were a few trucks that drove by, they may have been the cause to our early rise… After a much needed coffee in the town of Gympie we began the drive east to … Continue reading How we ended up with 6+ hotel rooms when we arrived in Brisbane…
Since our last blog we travelled ‘quite a distance’ from Mackay to Hervey Bay. On the way we had intended on stopping into the towns of 1770 and Bundaberg, however in the end we calculated that we did not have enough time and preferred not to rush through them. In the end we decided to … Continue reading When your day is blown away by whales in Hervey Bay!
After an absolutely amazing time on Hamilton Island, out in the Whitsundays and exploring the Great Barrier Reef, we returned to mainland Australia. With the Island still fresh in our minds, we thought we would stay in a resort at our next location, which was to be Halliday Beach. We arrived late at night, it … Continue reading Resort living and kangaroos on the beach
The story you have all been waiting for! Or the story we have been waiting to tell… Either way this is by far one of the most amazing highlights of our trip! It is on par with our visit to Karijini National Park and our drive on the Gibb River Road. We are sure there … Continue reading #reefsleep
Today was meant to be the day that we got to explore some of the Great Barrier Reef. Unfortunately due to the weather, an hour before our full day tour was supposed to depart, we received a call. The lady on the other line said she was very sorry but the tour was cancelled due … Continue reading Some bad weather, and a broken down buggy…but there is a happy ending!
Anyone ever been to Hamilton Island or the Whitsundays before? For all of us, this was our first trip out there! We had no real idea what to expect but my goodness we could not contain our excitement! This was definitely an anticipated part of our trip overall and with Chris and Annette. You just … Continue reading Whitsundays time! First stop Hamilton Island.
All throughout Australia there are caravan parks owned by the franchise company Big4. They are normally higher end camp grounds, and in great locations, of course costing a little more than your average and or pleb town caravan park. However they normally do not differ much, especially if you are on a tented and non-powered … Continue reading The beach camping trifecta!