Climbing Mt Gillen in Alice Springs

I had never climbed a mountain before (at least not intentionally), so when the girls from work suggested climbing Mt Gillen, I was very keen. Mt Gillen is situated just outside of Alice Springs and is 2404 ft / 733 m in height. if you have ever been to Alice Springs you would have noticed the […]

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Whitsunday Islands, Australia

Whitsundays had always been a much talked about part of any backpackers travels around Australia so I finally bit the bullet and decided to take this rite of passage. As I mentioned in my post about Day Dream Island I went with the company Top Deck as this worked out at a really good price for the over […]

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Standley Chasm, Northern Territory

Standley Chasm is a natural alleyway located about 50km out of Alice Springs. The alley cuts through the tough quartzite to form the famous attraction. Powerful flood waters over thousands of years are responsible for the formation and up until the 1920s had only been seen by aboriginals. Unlike most of the natural sights along the West Macdonnell Ranges, […]

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Fitzgerald River National Park, South Australia

This weeks blog post is about the Fitzgerald River National Park is situated in South Australia and stretches across 330,000 hectares. It will also be one of the last posts featuring Josephine our trusty 4wd Subaru as we have bought Toyota with more ground clearance (lots of off road adventures to come). We actually stumbled across […]

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Denmark, Western Australia

Denmark was one of our many stops on the way to Perth. We had been spoiled with amazing beaches like Eucla and Cape Le Grand so Denmark had a lot to live up to. Not only were the beaches just as beautiful but Denmark also offered some really unusual sights to see. Green pools was our first port of call, we had […]

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Whale Watching, Sydney

It will be a short post this week however a deserved one! I had always dreamed of seeing whales in their natural habitat. I was thrilled when I realised that the balcony of my new apartment which faced the ocean was a direct window to their migration path. Occasionally there would be a puff of […]

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Daydream Island, Queensland

I was so lucky to have the pleasure of visiting Daydream Island in September. Daydream Island is a small island amongst the Whitsunday Islands in Queensland and it is every bit as dreamy as it sounds. I went to this Island with Topdeck which worked out much cheaper then planning this trip alone. The trip was from […]

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