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The Australian Mega Road Trip, Part 6: Entering the Outback

The east coast portion of our road trip had now come to an end and it was time to embark on a massive leg of the journey through the outback of Queensland and the Northern Territory to reach Darwin, a journey that would span 3,000km through the central and northern part of the country.  After… Continue reading The Australian Mega Road Trip, Part 6: Entering the Outback

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The Australian Mega Road Trip, Part 5: Diving the Agincourt Reefs (Outer Great Barrier Reef) from Port Douglas

It’s not a term I ever use but I think everyone has a ‘bucket list’, regardless of how full or exciting it is, whether it’s physically written down or stored in ones mind, everyone has one.  I don’t possess a physical list but there are a number of different wishes that I could reel off,… Continue reading The Australian Mega Road Trip, Part 5: Diving the Agincourt Reefs (Outer Great Barrier Reef) from Port Douglas

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The Australian Mega Road Trip, Part 4: Cairns and Cape York Peninsula

Okay, so maybe calling this part ‘Cape York Peninsula’ is a bit much since the Cape York Peninsula encompasses a massive part of north eastern Australia but the bitumen road stops just after a place called Cape Tribulation, beyond this point is gravel road which I believe isn’t too bad, however once you pass Cooktown… Continue reading The Australian Mega Road Trip, Part 4: Cairns and Cape York Peninsula

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The Australian Mega Road Trip, Part 3: Airlie Beach and the Whitsundays

Welcome to part 3 of my Australian Mega Road Trip series where I’ve been writing about our experiences on the road travelling the east coast of Australia from Byron Bay to Cape Tribulation/Daintree rainforest, stopping at Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Hervey Bay, Agnes Water/Seventeen Seventy, Arlie Beach/Whitsundays, Mission Beach, Cairns and Port Douglas.  Cape Tribulation… Continue reading The Australian Mega Road Trip, Part 3: Airlie Beach and the Whitsundays

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The Australian Mega Road Trip, Part 2: Agnes Water and Seventeen Seventy

If you caught my first chapter of the Australian Mega Trip, you will have seen that we travelled from our home in Stanthorpe to Byron Bay via Nimbin.  From Byron Bay we drove north along the Pacific Coast Highway to the Gold Coast, then onto the Sunshine Coast and Hervey bay.  Up to Hervey Bay… Continue reading The Australian Mega Road Trip, Part 2: Agnes Water and Seventeen Seventy

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The Australian Mega Road Trip, Part 1: Stanthorpe to Byron Bay, the Gold Coast, the Sunshine Coast and Hervey Bay

The day of embarkation was finally here and we were leaving with the sound knowledge that we’ve completed our 88-days and that our second year visa is basically in the bag. I’d spent the previous night vacuuming out the car and loading it up with the equipment and supplies that we would be taking, I… Continue reading The Australian Mega Road Trip, Part 1: Stanthorpe to Byron Bay, the Gold Coast, the Sunshine Coast and Hervey Bay

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Preparing For Our Australia Mega Road Trip – Travelling 13,000kms in Our $2000 Sedan

It’s been roughly 6 months since we first arrived in Australia, since our arrival we have been working very hard picking apples, pruning apple trees, weeding and other miscellaneous farm related jobs. If you’ve read any of my previous posts about our time in Australia you will see that our first month was a pretty… Continue reading Preparing For Our Australia Mega Road Trip – Travelling 13,000kms in Our $2000 Sedan