Devils and the deep blue sea March 14th 2010 As the plane came in to land at Launceston's small airport, my view over the northern part of Tasmania was one of rolling pastures, distant hills and a small town nestled at the side of a large river. Tasmania sits off the coast of Victoria, one hour's flying time from Melbourne. Roughly the size of Ireland, it's a compact place where Nick and I would spend six nights. We collected our hire car fr ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Tasmania » Freycinet National Park 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 work as a town planner in London, and have always enjoyed travelling. I also love photography, and in June 2009 I decided to take a year off work to travel the globe. This blog recounts that trip.
I left London on the 14th June 2009. My trip divided roughly into four legs. The first is in Africa, from Kenya to South Africa, starting in June and finishing at the end of September. I then flew to Mumbai, for a three month trip through Central Asia taking in India, Nepal and Tibet. Next up was Southeast Asia, where I travelled through Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and Malaysia, arriving in Sin... full info