RTW3 – Atherton, Australia – Day 316 (126)

Australia – Round The World Tour 3 2004 Day 316 (126)AthertonTuesday 18th January (2005) We’ve done a fair bit of travelling about over the past few days so we decided to step down a gear or two for today and restricted ourselves to sightseeing in the immediate vicinity only. We also afforded ourselves a long […]

RTW3 – Perth, Australia – Day 324 (134)

Australia – Round The World Tour 3 2004 Day 324 (134)PerthWednesday 26th January (2005) We awoke this morning to the sound of hundreds of small Zebra Finches flying around the trees outside our cabin. Many of the birds we might typically see caged as pets back in Europe, such as finches, parrots, parakeets, cockatoos and […]

RTW3 – Perth, Australia – Day 325 (135)

Australia – Round The World Tour 3 2004 Day 325 (135)PerthThursday 27th January (2005) Sandy’s doctor’s appointment here in Perth, that we booked whilst in Queensland, was for this morning at ten forty-five. This allowed us the luxury of a bit of a lie in which, together with the change in the time zone, meant […]

RTW3 – Perth, Australia – Day 327 (137)

Australia – Round The World Tour 3 2004 Day 327 (137)PerthSaturday 29th January (2005) We’ve not yet started to explore Perth or immediate surroundings at all so far. Perhaps this has also contributed to the lack of any need for us to get out of bed each morning since we’ve been here. Whatever it is, […]

RTW3 – Fremantle, Australia – Day 331 (141)

Australia – Round The World Tour 3 2004 Day 331 (141)FremantleWednesday 2nd February (2005) Before dropping off last night, we walked outside and had a good look at the stars. The Milky Way was really bright with several star clouds easily visible to the naked eye. Having driven five hours into the middle of the […]

RTW3 – Lorne, Australia – Day 336 (146)

Australia – Round The World Tour 3 2004 Day 336 (146)LorneMonday 7th February (2005) Just before leaving the hostel this morning, Sandy bought a couple of AU$10 (€6,10) calling cards. We are planning on revealing our little secret when we get back to Melbourne tomorrow and are expecting to spend a lot of time on […]

RTW3 – Sydney, Australia – Day 355 (165)

Australia – Round The World Tour 3 2004 Day 355 (165)SydneySaturday 26th February (2005) Well, that very sad day, that I knew would come but was nevertheless dreading anyway, finally arrived this morning and we had to say a sad farewell to Ree-Ree and the rest of the family. Whatever feeble words I might muster […]

RTW3 – Sydney, Australia – Day 356 (166)

Australia – Round The World Tour 3 2004 Day 356 (166)SydneySunday 27th February (2005) Almost without realising it, we’ve quietly reached another geographical milestone. On the grand scale of round-the-world travel, Sydney with its famous Opera House and Harbour Bridge is one of those must-see places that most Europeans would consider including on their travel […]

RTW3 – Sydney, Australia – Day 357 (167)

Australia – Round The World Tour 3 2004 Day 357 (167)SydneyMonday 28th February (2005) We crammed a lot in yesterday and that has left us with fewer things on the to-do list today, which was made evident by the relaxed start to the morning. At eleven-forty, I should probably be calling it afternoon, as that […]