Archive | July, 2009

Bali (Ubud)

We arrived in Bali late Monday night and stayed in a great little place set amongst the rice fields 20 minutes outside of Ubud. The first 3 days we just spent wandering around taking in all the new sites, the many temples, statues, monkeys roaming wild, rice fields and the great food. For our final […]

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Darwin

We really enjoyed our 5 days in Darwin. Mindil Beach Market was a great place to grab a bite to eat and then head over the sand dunes to watch the sun set. We also took a great 1 day tour to the Litchfield National Park. Here we took a river trip where crocodiles up […]

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Mission Beach and Cairns

Just a really short update. We spent 3 nights at Mission beach staying in a really lovely B&B spending most of the time just reading or taking bike rides. Cairns was a really nice city, and we spent 4 nights there. We visited the Rooftop rainforest where Friedi got to hold a koala, but apart […]

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Mackay and Eungella National Park

We spent 2 days in Mackay. The most culturally exciting thing that Mackay has to offer is that some famous opera singer (name already forgotten) spent 1 whole year here before deciding she didn’t like the climate and moving back south. One year! And you get to walk around the house that she lived in […]

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Agnes Water and Lady Musgrave Island

We spent 5 relaxing days at Agnes Water, mostly just lounging around on the beach. We did take a couple of day trips though. Firstly, we took some walks along (another) beach in Deep Water Park and then a kayak through a Tea Tree lined river. It was incredibly peaceful as we were the only […]

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New Plans…

Ok, so as the end of the trip draws closer we seem to have a much clearer idea of where we will be and when. So here goes. Now -> 15.07.09 Travel up the east coast to Cairns 15.07.09 – Fly to Darwin 20.07.09 – Fly to Bali 13.08.09 – Fly from Jakarta to Hong […]

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Fraser Island

Fraser island saw us spend 3 days flashpacking at the lovely Kingfisher Bay Resort. Most people take a 4×4 tour of the island, but instead we decided to relax and enjoy the various ranger activities on offer. On several walks around the island we learnt about bush tucker (and then sampled a whole load that […]

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