Settling into Alice! November 14th 2009 Getting a bit slack with the travelblog entries! Time's flying by, we can't believe we've been living in Alice Springs now for nearly 7 months.
Mention Alice to people outside here and you normally get one of two reactions. Either you get told what a shithole it is and how you'll be stabbed, turned mad by flies and burn to a crisp, before finding out that the person you're talking to hasn't eve ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Northern Territory » Alice Springs 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
Hi! This is me and my wife, Claire. We're just(May 2006)in the process of renting out our house in Bedford UK, and setting off travelling for a bit. Yesterday we jacked both our jobs in (Claire's a Nurse, I'm a Train Driver)and hope to be away by the end of June. There's gotta be more to life than working, and we hope to be away off and on for maybe 4-5 years.
The only concrete plan we have is that we have a flat booked in Goa for 6 months from the 1st November. We'll probably spend a few weeks in Ghana first, at a leprosy rehabilitation centre that her mum's friend runs. As soon as we le... full info