RTW3 – Perth, Australia – Day 324 (134)

Australia – Round The World Tour 3 2004 Day 324 (134) Perth Wednesday 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, […]

RTW3 – Perth, Australia – Day 325 (135)

Australia – Round The World Tour 3 2004 Day 325 (135) Perth Thursday 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 […]

RTW3 – Perth, Australia – Day 327 (137)

Australia – Round The World Tour 3 2004 Day 327 (137) Perth Saturday 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 […]

RTW3 – Lorne, Australia – Day 336 (146)

Australia – Round The World Tour 3 2004 Day 336 (146) Lorne Monday 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 […]

RTW3 – Sydney, Australia – Day 355 (165)

Australia – Round The World Tour 3 2004 Day 355 (165) Sydney Saturday 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 […]

RTW3 – Sydney, Australia – Day 356 (166)

Australia – Round The World Tour 3 2004 Day 356 (166) Sydney Sunday 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 […]

RTW3 – Sydney, Australia – Day 357 (167)

Australia – Round The World Tour 3 2004 Day 357 (167) Sydney Monday 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, […]