Alice Springs!

We’ve fallen very behind on our travels. Arriving back at Becca & Bob’s house on Christmas Eve meant that we were straight into the Christmas, New Years, Rob’s Birthday rush and have only just resurfaced! We started in Adelaide, catching the Ghan train all the way up to Alice Springs, a journey that took about…

Along the Great Ocean Road

A big highlight if the trip in Australia was finally meeting up with my childhood penpal, Jude. We met through the Girl Guides aged just ten, and wrote letters to one another until we finished school (and the internet took over!). When our trip planning took us near Melbourne I knew that we had to…

Melbourne & Muse

Our third stop in Australia, we had a ten ½ hour train ride from Adelaide to Melbourne to get here. Our transport in Oz is a mixture of cheap flights and the Great Southern Railway. This first leg of the GSR was the Overland and has been going for well over a hundred years. Luckily…

In South Australia

After a very short flight from Sydney to Adelaide (which was almost as long as the one from NZ) we rushed into the terminal to see Rob’s sister Becca waiting for us – first time we’ve seen her for over three years! Luckily she recognised Rob even with his scary wild-man beard. We stayed with…