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My First Five Months in Queensland – What’s the Real Deal With Obtaining Your 2nd Year WHV? Is it Worth it?

It’s been five months since we boarded a flight from Bali into Brisbane, it was around that time when our lives changed from spending most of our days in an almost vegetative state to working harder than we ever have before.  As I write this post I am struggling to type with the use of… Continue reading My First Five Months in Queensland – What’s the Real Deal With Obtaining Your 2nd Year WHV? Is it Worth it?

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Finally Feeling Like We’re Living the Backpacker’s Dream in Australia – A Nice Place to Work, Live and Spend our Free Time.

I am now writing on Wednesday 21st June, we have been working at the new apple farm for two months now, the contrast between this farm and S******’s is staggering. For one, the supervisors actually know what they’re doing, they make intelligent decisions based on experience and not on rage like our previous supervisor did.… Continue reading Finally Feeling Like We’re Living the Backpacker’s Dream in Australia – A Nice Place to Work, Live and Spend our Free Time.

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Onwards and Upwards…Literally. After our Rocky Start in Queensland we Decided to Relocate to The Summit Backpacker’s Hostel at around 1000m Altitude in Thulibah in the Hopes of Finding Better Fruit Picking Work

Our transition from the first hostel to The Summit Backpacker’s, Thulimbah, QLD I am not going to talk much about The Summit Backpacker’s hostel in this post, I will save that for my next post which I am hoping to also get up tonight, this post is basically just an explanation about the bad situation… Continue reading Onwards and Upwards…Literally. After our Rocky Start in Queensland we Decided to Relocate to The Summit Backpacker’s Hostel at around 1000m Altitude in Thulibah in the Hopes of Finding Better Fruit Picking Work

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Our First Two Weeks of Fruit Picking in Queensland, Australia. Good Hostel, Psychotic Farm Supervisor.

First Stop – A small town 3 hours east of Brisbane, QLD The first place we gained employment is at a working hostel in a small rural town 3 hours east of Brisbane, I will be omitting real names for legal purposes, from this point on the working hostel I stayed at will simply be… Continue reading Our First Two Weeks of Fruit Picking in Queensland, Australia. Good Hostel, Psychotic Farm Supervisor.

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Bali to Brisbane – The First Step Into Our Fruit Picking Journey Around Australia

The three months prior to our arrival in Australia were perhaps the laziest of our lives – most of our time was spent travelling, eating, drinking and sleeping; other than a bit of writing we had not done anything in terms of ‘work’, all of this indulgence however had made quite the impact on our… Continue reading Bali to Brisbane – The First Step Into Our Fruit Picking Journey Around Australia