Australia 2013

Australia : The End

The holiday was a fantastic.  Australia is a brilliant place and we barely scratched the surface in three weeks.  Would recommend it to everyone and we did loads of cool stuff which I could barely touch on here on my… Read More ›

Australia : Day 7

Up _before_ the crack of dawn in order to get to Uluru for sunrise. The locals had proscribed set areas to view Uluru from so it was pretty crowded at the viewing platform. It looked spectacular through with the changing… Read More ›

Australia : Day 6

Travelling day; usual drill. Rouse the troops, get breakfast, try and stay awake and make sure you don’t forget anything important (like a piece of technology. Or a child). All went according to plan thanks to the Overminds’ preternatural organisational… Read More ›

Australia : Day 5

The last major thing to do was cross the Sydney Bridge but before we got to that we tried that whole ‘spontaneous’ thing that people who can’t plan swear by. We booked on a trip to go whale-watching! A pleasant… Read More ›

Australia : Day 4

Sigh. Got a bad cold and pinged my back the day before. So the combination of sneezing and coughing with a sore throat and a bad back meant I barely slept again. While lying there listening to everyone else sleep… Read More ›

Australia : Day 3

A semi-decent nights sleep forward by more eclectic combinations for breakfast (nuts, beans, Egg in Purgatory, blood oranges, mushrooms) was enough to overwhelm the cold I’d developed and we set off to the Sydney Tower. 250m up gave us superb… Read More ›

Australia : Day 2

Circadian rhythms, why must you always thwart me ?!? Barely any sleep for all of us and a very definitely set alarm meant the holiday outing looked like the cast of a George Romero film. Still we dined massively on… Read More ›