Making friends with mice at Ayers Rock May 18th 2011 After flying into Alice Springs we picked up our campervan rental and were pleasantly surprised to learn that we’d been upgraded for free from the older cheaper campervan that we’d booked to a brand new much nicer campervan. Some friends of friends in the area were kind enough to let us camp in their drive way for our first night in Alice Springs and they took us to a place where the locals f ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Northern Territory » Alice Springs 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
Welcome to our travelblog page. We initally called ourselves "AfricaBound" because we spent a year traveling around Africa from August 2007 to August 2008. At that time, little did we even think that we could go on another extended trip. Somehow through much perseverance and determination we were able to save up for yet another extended trip, this time as sort of a honeymoon. Our current itinerary has us traveling from July 2010 until December 2011 through Central Asia, China, New Zealand, Australia and then back up to SE Asia, Nepal, India and then finally Japan.
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