Australia Part II: Newcastle to Brisbane April 23rd 2011 Our previous adventure left our intrepid travellers exiting the state of Victora driving North, passing through Sydney on the way to New South Wales.
After driving and parking on the side of the highway for the last few days, our spirits were lifted a bit by driving into New South Wales and finding a free beachside parking lot paradise in Newcastle, famous for it's sand and surfing. The wea ... read more
Oceania » Australia » New South Wales 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
The last few months of travel have been beautiful, frustrating, exhilarating, funny and generally the time of my life. A man once said that time slows down while you travel. That has been true of my time on the road. It feels like years ago I was packing and saying goodbye to my friends in Ottawa, Canada.
After seeing such a small part of the Earth and her cultures and religions I've come to a few general realizations. First and foremost is that despite our differences, the human race is largely the same. People are shockingly similar around the world and share the same hopes and dreams. It... full info