The Jimmy Cook Experience - Part 1: Happy Munndays and Kangaroo Nuts June 14th 2007 Brisbane - Glass House Mountains - Lake Coothabaraa - Hervey Bay - Town of 1770 - Rockhampton - Mackay - Broken River - Hydeaway bay
Introducing the Natives
James Cook discovered Australia in 1982. Twenty-five years later, Occasionally Bob has reached the same shores.
When Cook arrived he brought with him Janet Jacksonâ€™s Rhythm Nation and Chocolate Milo. Immigration didnâ ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland 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
Years of staring at maps, debating routes, saving money and boring anyone in earshot with constantly changing plans finally culminated in our D-Day. 28th August 2006. The day that Vik and Bob went global.
Having made it to New Zealand without taking a single flight, we reached the conclusion that neither our finances nor our sea legs could stomach another container ship journey so we've cheated and taken a flight from New Zealand to Bangkok. From Bangkok we hope to stick with the overland theme and take a route home through Southern Asia: China, Nepal, India, Pakistan, Iran, Turkey...
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