October 2017

Brisbane

Brisbane

After breakfast we got another hot chocolate at the bar and drove to Brisbane. Unfortunately I couldn’t meet up with a friend from the Ghan, who lives in the area, as she had to work that day. We checked in at our campsite, went to the supermarket and had picnic lunch. Then we took the Continue reading Brisbane

Ballina, Bangalow, Byron Bay and Binna Burra

Ballina, Bangalow, Byron Bay and Binna Burra

On Sunday 15th October, we carried on driving up the east coast and at some point we realised that all our planned stopps start with “B”. 🙂 1. Ballina for the big prawn. 2. Bangalow reminded me a little bit of Glastonbury but we just drove through. 3. Byron Bay: It wasn’t raining when we Continue reading Ballina, Bangalow, Byron Bay and Binna Burra

Seal Rocks

Seal Rocks

On Friday 13th October, we drove through the Myall Lake National Park to Seal Rocks. We walked up towards the lighthouse and stopped at a bush toilet. While I was waiting for Emma, I sat down by the side of the road. I heard some rustling behind me but didn’t think much of it until Continue reading Seal Rocks

Blue Mountains

Blue Mountains

During the night it was chucking it down but then the weather was fine all day. First we drove to a few lookouts in the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains National Park and later to Katoomba Scenic World. We enjoyed the views of the rainforest and the spectacular Jamison Valley from the scenic cableway and the Continue reading Blue Mountains

Sydney II

Sydney II

After a lazy morning at the airbnb and a quick stop at the pharmacy to buy some cough syrup, we took the train and bus to Bondi Beach and walked 6 km along the coast past three other beaches to Coogee Beach. Admittedly I was a little bit disappointed because I expected something like a Continue reading Sydney II

Kings Canyon

Kings Canyon

The next morning we got woken up at 4.20 am! After a quick breakfast we set off towards Kings Canyon for a three hour hike. The first fifteen minutes are steps up a very steep hill called heartattack hill. I’m not doing ascents very well at the best of times but now with a bad Continue reading Kings Canyon