Today I will leave the wine area of Hunter Valley and will head on to the Blue Mountains. Because of the distance, I will not make it in one day. Therefore I have picked Windsor as the next stop. It is Good Friday today and everything is closed and everybody is enjoying this day off.Read full article
I looked at the map last night and tried to figure out whether the options that my new friends from Newcastle gave me were realistic. And I think they are not… They suggested visiting the zoo in Dubbo. This is the biggest zoo in Australia and according to my book and the articles I found on the Internet, it’s for sure worth visiting. But this wouldn’t allow me much time in the Blue Mountains anymore and I would have to drive for over 8 hours to get there and back. I am on holiday and not only want to see highways for days in a row. And I can’t see it all: this place is far too big to see everything.Read full article
Since I got to Byron Bay quite late yesterday, I had no time to explore the place. Before I go on to the next place I want to have a nice walk around. There is a nice path along the beach up to the lighthouse and then back into town. Time to get a move on.Read full article
Fraser Island is the largest sand island in the world. It’s about 125 kilometers long and about 22 kilometers at its widest point. On the island you will find loads of fresh water lakes, a rainforest and more. It’s all about the nature and then of course the tourists. Like us… So today we are going on a whole day tour, showing us all the nice things this island has to offer.
It is 1 April today and our driver has a good sense of humor. So he starts by explaining the safety regulations and that in case of issues with the bus he may need some help. Therefore, he creates two groups: the women will push the bus and the man will take pictures. That got us going. It will take over an hour to cross the island.Read full article