Monthly Archive: October 2012

Week 3 Campervan – Part 1 – Hervey Bay to Yandina – You gotta lose yourself…. 0

Week 3 Campervan – Part 1 – Hervey Bay to Yandina – You gotta lose yourself….

Hervey Bay We arrived in Hervey Bay pretty early in the day by our standards (via Coles of course). The campsite was really nice, as it was pretty new and the main perk for...

Week 2 Campervan – Part 2- Calliope to Bundaberg – The solar shower chronicles 0

Week 2 Campervan – Part 2- Calliope to Bundaberg – The solar shower chronicles

Calliope – Big lake, solar shower We were all pretty excited about today…yes, the drive was going to be long and tedious (as there is literally nothing about on this part of the drive),...

Week 2 Campervan – Part 1 – Magnetic Island to St Lawrence 0

Week 2 Campervan – Part 1 – Magnetic Island to St Lawrence

Koala spotting on Magnetic Island We were up bright and breezy and on the road by 7.30am, although we didn’t have far to go as we were just heading into Townsville to a new...

Week 1 in Timmy Camper – Cairns to Townsville 0

Week 1 in Timmy Camper – Cairns to Townsville

Cairns/Port Douglas/Newell Beach/Daintree/Mossman Gorge/Mission Beach/Saunders Beach Introducing you to…Timmy So we rocked up to Travellers Autobarn to pick up our new campervan which we named Timmy and decided he was Arthurs’ (NZ camper) drunken...

Cairns/Port Douglas – Hello Aus! Life after camper 1….and before camper 2 1

Cairns/Port Douglas – Hello Aus! Life after camper 1….and before camper 2

We arrived in Cairns a little bit sleepy from our night in Christchurch airport but were overjoyed at the sunshine and heat.  We had previously booked a hostel called Tropic days that we had...

Christchurch – The Terminal(s) 0

Christchurch – The Terminal(s)

We drove to Christchurch the next day soaking up as much of the blue skies and beautiful mountains as we could along the way and jointly decided that New Zealand is the most beautiful...

Kaikoura – Where we ate very good fish and chips and said goodbye to NZ 0

Kaikoura – Where we ate very good fish and chips and said goodbye to NZ

With the petrol warning light firmly on we made our way back through Blehiem and luckily made it to a petrol station.   Brimful of petrol, banter and a slight glow on our faces we...