Monthly Archives: March 2008

Zoo, Roo and Surfing

Saturday we checked out Taronga Zoo which meant catching another ferry and admiring the views again. This time we actually passed under the harbour bridge. The zoo is on the other side of the harbour so you get good views … Continue reading

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Hello from Sydney!

Well we’ve been in Sydney for a few days now. It’s a great city. After leaving Andre’s in Dee Why we eventually found somewhere to stay. All the hostels we tried were booked up, so we’re in a nice little 3 … Continue reading

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Gold Coast to Lennox Head, Port Macquarie and Dee Why

Well it’s been a few days since my last update, internet availability has been sparse to say the least. Most of the hostels we have stayed at during the past few nights only had 1 PC which was permanently occupied … Continue reading

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Springbrook and Surfer’s Paradise

Today we drove up to Springbrook national park which is in the hinterlands in south-east Queensland right on the border with New South Wales (click here for route map). The area we visited was an active volcano 22 million years … Continue reading

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Brisbane to Robina, Byron Bay & Colin’s wedding

We are currently staying with a friend called Vince in Robina, which is about 1.5-2 hours drive south from Brisbane (mainly due to traffic as it’s not that far (click here for route)). Yesterday we visited Byron Bay (click here for route), … Continue reading

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Is the grass greener?

During all the driving around Oz I’ve been listening to the radio a lot and learnt a few things. Their interest rates have been going up steadily over the last couple of years and the base rate is now around 7.5% … Continue reading

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Bundaberg to Brisbane (and Kangaroo’s)

Yesterday we drove 360km from Bundaberg to Brisbane (click here for route map). It took us about 5 hours as we had to stop off for fuel, snacks, oh and to see a giant plastic pineapple (I kid you not!).   … Continue reading

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