Category Archives: Australia

top10: Australia – The Great Barrier Reef

Welcome back to the concluding quarter of my Australian top10 mini-series. Today is the turn of the endlessly beautiful Great Barrier Reef. Enjoy! ——————————————————————- #10 – Dawn breaks over Kangaroo Explorer ——————————————————————- ——————————————————————- #9 – Fan Coral ——————————————————————- ——————————————————————- #8 … Continue reading

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top10: Australia – Coral Bay

Here’s the next installment of the Australian top10 series. Coral Bay and the national parks of WA. Click the links above or to the right to see the other parts. ——————————————————————- #10 – The Bay ——————————————————————- What a beautiful place. … Continue reading

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top10: Australia – The Red Center

Australia, part 2 of 4: from when I left Melbourne till I arrived in Perth. ——————————————————————- #10 – Golden Syrup Factory ——————————————————————- ——————————————————————- #9 – Lizard on the path ——————————————————————- ——————————————————————- #8 – Driving on the Great Ocean Road ——————————————————————- … Continue reading

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top10: Australia – The East Coast

Welcome to Australia week here at the bloggingbackpacker! I’m breaking with the top10 rules this week, to bring you not one, but four separate top10 posts from Australia. I was living in Australia for a full year (as opposed to … Continue reading

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Back to the East Coast

Distance Travelled: 51,884 km Dates: 25th September – 6th November 2012 After living in Coral Bay for four and a half months, it was time to move on. It’s a tiny place, and idyllic as it was, there’s not that … Continue reading

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Roadtrippin’: Driving across the Australian wilderness, Part Two

Between the first and second roadtrips I took in Australia, I hung out and wasted time in Adelaide (with a notable exception of heading out to Port Lincoln, as blogged earlier). Despite for a few interesting points in the city … Continue reading

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Roadtrippin’: Driving across the Australian wilderness, an adventure in three parts

When I was over in Australia, I got behind the wheel and drove over six thousand kilometers, mostly in three huge road trips across the country. With such a vast country, distances seem to expand exponentially, and hundreds of kilometers … Continue reading

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Stopping off in Port Lincoln

Or: rocking out with Jaws Distance Travelled: 40,573 km Date: 29th April 2012 [Now that I’m up to date on New Zealand, I’m going to try to fill in some of the blanks for what I’ve been doing up to now. … Continue reading

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The Exmouth Navy Pier: Sharks, Snakes and the BFG

Distance Travelled: 46144 km Date: 28th August 2012 This is going to be a bit of a cheat of an update, as it’ll be almost entirely in photos, and I didn’t take any of them. They were borrowed from friends, … Continue reading

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Coral Bay, and the Ningaloo Reef

Distance Travelled: 46144 km Date: 15th May – 26th September 2012 [Note: I’m back, after a 6 month hiatus. Not sure how long I’ll last before the blog dies again, but I hope I can keep it going for a … Continue reading

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