Confession time: I am a HUGE nature geek. Always have been, always will be. As much as I love cities, nothing impresses me more than the natural world. I get lost in it. (If you’ve ever spent a day with me at a zoo, you know what I mean). So of course I had to […]
After years and years of dreaming, I am lucky enough to be living out one of my biggest dreams – moving to New Zealand! I started planning for this since I realised I could make this way of life a reality, even before I left Australia.
One last time we woke up to the sound of cows intruding our camp at El Questro Wilderness Park. It was time for us to leave this wonderful property and carry on westward. Our route would take us on the famous (or notorious) Gibb River Road all the way to Derby, via Windjana Gorge.
El Questro Wilderness Park is a massive property, located in the north-eastern corner of The Kimberleys. It only takes up a million acres of land, so really this is just a small pocket of Western Australia.
Our travels through the Northern Territory began with a pleasant surprise – a morning swim at Katherine Hot Springs. Before hopping in the water we were greeted with yet another crocodile safety sign. Just in case we had forgotten we were in croc country. Despite the warm weather so early in the morning, the hot […]
The Kimberly had been calling my name since I had lived in Broome: the hard red earth, warm nights and blazing days, the drastic weather, the sheer size and emptiness of it all. With only a few weeks left on my visa, I had to accept that my great adventure was coming to an end. It […]
As with the rest of Australia, The Whitsunday Islands are a place of great beauty and hidden danger. This is the story of sandflies, sunstroke, and blood blisters in one of the most stunning locations in the world.