Archive for the 'The big Journey' Category

Australia – New South Wales

September 24th, 2017

After a wonderful stay in Noosa it was time to move on and leave the sunshine coast behind. We drove past Brisbane down towards Tweed Heads and then to a campground near Fingal Head. Fingal Head Two days we stayed there just 20 meters from the beach, a fluffy kookaburra bird greeting us upon arrival.[…]

The first days in Queensland had already been very diversified. We had been to the tropics around Cape Tribulation, to the rolling hills around Millaa Millaa and finally went on a boat ride through the Whitsundays. Up until now though we had not seen any kangaroos, which are the first animals which come to mind,[…]

After ten weeks in South America we flew from Santiago to Sydney and from there up to Cairns. Australia was the fifth country on our tour around the world and the contrast to South America couldn’t have been bigger. The houses around Cairns looked like out of a magazine, there were huge supermarkets and everything[…]

Atacama

May 14th, 2017

After four days in the mountains of Bolivia, we crossed the border at Hito Cajon and entered the fourth country of our tour around the world, Chile. It struck me how abrupt the change in infrastructure was. The rough dirt roads of Bolivia were transformed into paved roads just a few 100 meters beyond the[…]

Travel Shoes

May 1st, 2017

Lets talk about shoes. When I was planning six months of travelling one important question that came up again and again was, what clothes to bring. Especially the shoe question was quite tough because shoes usually take up lots of space within the luggage. That’s why I normally try to travel with only two pairs[…]

Uyuni and Lipez

April 23rd, 2017

Our four day Jeep tour through the Bolivian highlands was certainly one of the parts of our journey, to which I was looking forward the most. I had done extended research to find a good tour agency, wrote several emails and in the end decided to go with La Torre Tours from Tupiza. This was[…]

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