Our 23 days cat sitting is about to end and time has flown by so quickly. We haved kitted out Mattie and purchased bikes so now keen to try our hand at free camping after we have visited friends in Towoomba. Mattie has sign writing on the back now as per photo and we have already received a toot from a fellow kiwi.
Weather is still lovely with no rain and am not missing those heavy frosts that we had in Rotorua. Shopping malls here are so big and plentiful. Grocery shopping seems very reasonable and dining out the same as NZ.
Bird life is varied and noisy. Had to slow down for a wallaby on the road yesterday! Roads are great and Aussies considerate drivers.
ps not missing working and reading plenty so life is good!
4 August, 2012 - Peter and Suzanne, being of the Baby Boomers generation, are now setting forth on the next travel phase of our lives. We met many years ago in Cape Town, South Africa, Suzanne from Oldham in England and Peter from Cambridge in New Zealand, on an overland expedition taking six months to get to London. A year later we then journeyed from London to Australia overland taking 10 months. We settled in Rotorua, New Zealand, had 3 great kids who are now doing their own thing and it is now, excitingly, time for us to recommence where we left off. We have, with much trepidation on my... full info