A week on Pig Hill - Adventures in the Austrian countryside August 18th 2008 Well when you last heard from me I was headed to Graz to meet up with an Austrian friend of mine named Kathi, whom I had met not long after arriving in Cairns thirteen months ago...
So after checking out of my hostel in Vienna (tuesday 12th August) I took a metro into the centre of town, then another metro to the Südbahnhof (south train station) for my three-hour train ride to Graz in the so ... read more
Europe » Austria » Styria » Graz Once the center of power for the large Austro-Hungarian Empire, Austria was reduced to a small republic after its defeat in World War I. Following annexation by Nazi Germany in 1938 and subsequent occupation by the victorious Allies in 1945, Austria'... ... read more
Having spent my whole life in Brisbane without so much as a week off work - much less an actual holiday - in six-and-a-half years, I suddenly decided (on my 27th birthday) that I'd had enough and needed to get a life. So I quit both of my jobs, moved out of my apartment, packed anything I could fit into my car, and three weeks later I hit the road. Over a thousand kilometres later I ended up in a tiny little town that I had heard about from a friend, with only one street, a few pubs, a few backpacker hostels and a beach. That day was the 1st of June, 2006... I haven't stopped travelling since.... full info