I still call Australia Home November 5th 2006 Back in Melbourne the jet-lag, dirt and tan have well and truly worn off. Travel or backpacking - whatever you want to call it, was so much more than a holiday. It was more eye-opening, challenging and personally rewarding than I ever expected. A few of you have asked what my highlights and challenges were ... so here goes!
Travelling can be hard work. Problems you encounter relate directly t ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Victoria » Melbourne 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
I'm an Aussie girl who's mad about travel! Me and my pack have covered lots of ground over the past few years ....
2003 - 3 months leave to backpack Europe & Canada
2004 - Holidays in Bali, Indonesia
2005 - Holidays in Turkey, Greece & Thailand
2006 - 5 months leave to travel around the world - India, Nepal, to China, across Mongolia and Russia, through Eastern and some of Western Europe. Then home via Canada and the US.
January 2007 - Holidays, North Island, NZ
September, 2007 I decided I needed a break from the corporate grind and resigned from Ford in Australia, to do a year ... full info