Gold Coast to Perth February 24th 2008 For those of you who may wonder where we've been for the last week and for friends overseas who may like to see a bit of Australia we're adding this new blog post.
Last Tuesday evening we took the midnight horror to Coolangatta, Queensland via Sydney to check and finalise the purchase of our new vehicle. The worst part of this trip was the 4 hours twiddling our thumbs at Sydney airport!
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Oceania » Australia 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
We first backpacked in Eastern Europe in 2001 visiting Netherlands, Slovakia, Slovenia & Italy. In 2002 we spent the whole 12 months backpacking around the world. This was before blogs so find details here: http://members.iinet.net.au/~weggs/weggs_world/index.htm
In 2007 we enjoyed another 6 months. This time we organised some home exchanges to help the budget, meet new people and be able to kick back and relax in a few places. Hawaii, San Francisco, Mexico, Croatia, England, Scotland, Canary Islands, Czech Republic, Austria, Netherlands, China & Tibet were all visited either briefly or fo... full info