Sleeping with the fishes April 27th 2010 Arriving in Airlie Beach at a little after 9am didn't provide much hope for my forthcoming trip to the Whitsundays. It was grey, rainy and generally miserable... just as the weather forecasts had predicted. But it had a day to clear up, so I was hopeful. I'd booked onto a three-day cruise around the Whitsunday Islands on a boat called the Anaconda III. It's one of only a handful of boats that goes ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Whitsundays 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