Bingo Dingo February 1st 2006 I have now acquired a true traveller's patina of grime and sweat and sand. You'll also be glad to know that my feet, previously covered up every summer by rowing shoes, are now the brownest they have ever been (or it could be the dirt, I suppose).
I don't know if my clothes will ever smell clean again after returning from Fraser Island - imagine baking hot sands, sweaty journeys in 4 wheel dri ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Fraser Island Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
I have been working non-stop since leaving university and last February I felt I had got to the point where I could buy a house and settle down or I could travel the world and mix-it-up globally...it was a tough decision.
While I have travelled quite a bit with my job and on holiday (Europe and the US), I felt I had never really got out there and seen stuff. Consequently, I am taking a 6-month sabbatical from work, starting in Jan 2006, and will be travelling to Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru and Ecuador (and fingers crossed, the Galapagos Islands).... full info