Sydney Surprises... December 6th 2008 We were more than a bit sad to be leaving New Zealand, especially when the weather had just turned into gorgeous sunshine, but after a good flight we landed in sunny Sydney and were immediately happy that we would no longer need all the alpaca jumpers we'd been lugging around with us for months!
As a 30th birthday present to us both Sophie's family had booked us into a posh hotel for 3 nights w ... read more
Oceania » Australia » New South Wales » Sydney 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
Back in 2008 we took 21 months off work, rented out the house, found a foster home for Stuart (cat!) and ventured out to the big wide world. We saw as many places as we could fit in in the time we were on the road and returned home in February 2010 after a truly life changing and eye opening journey.
Our adventure lasted... 615 days!
After our return we fell into the routine of life back in the UK but have always planned to get back out there as soon as we could. It took a bit longer than we'd hoped but we did squeeze in getting married and a few holidays ... full info