The Best Things in Life are Free June 2nd 2009 Big driving day as we had to make it to the Hunter Valley. We followed the Pacific Highway all the way from Nambucca Heads to Maitland, the biggest city near the valley. We found a caravan site in Cessnock, nicely situated amidst the 150 wineries in the Hunter. We got to bed early so we could start the free wine fiesta early the next day.
Janis must not like wine much because she decided to die ... read more
Oceania » Australia » New South Wales » Hunter Valley 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
"There was nowhere to go but everywhere, so just keep on rolling under the stars" - Jack Kerouac, On The Road
We live and work on the beautiful west coast of Vancouver Island, Canada but travel feeds our soul. We can only live in paradise for so long before our desire to explore must be satisfied. Past adventures have seen us tramp around Europe for six months, live/work/travel around the beaches of Australia for another six months, Beijing, Colombia, the madness of India, all throughout Canada/USA closer to home and (comparitively) boring all-inclusive trips to Mexic... full info