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Berthon Hill

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  • Day12

    Great Ocean Road - Teil 2 & Melbourne

    January 24, 2017 in Australia ⋅ 🌙 16 °C

    Heute stand der letzte Teil der Great Ocean Road auf dem Plan. Auf diesem Streckenabschnitt fuhren wir durch mehrere schöne und gemütliche Küstenorte und haben dabei viele tolle Strände gesehen. An einem Zwischenstop haben wir unsere erste wildlebende Schlange gesehen. Zum Glück hatte die Schlange mehr Angst vor uns und hat sich ganz schnell wieder verkrochen 😉.

    Am Nachmittag haben wir dann Melbourne erreicht. Wir konnten unseren Mietwagen abgeben ohne unterwegs einen Hook Turn zu fahren (besonderes Abbiegeverfahren an Kreuzungen mit Straßenbahnen, das es nur in Melbourne gibt). Anschließend waren wir noch ein bisschen im City Center unterwegs.
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  • Day174

    Travell mate

    February 28, 2014 in Australia ⋅ ☀️ 19 °C

    The summer goes to an end! Therefore i got to work less and i was able to think about my future. I decided to buy a Van and explore Australia this way.
    Lots of research and finally two weekends in Melbourne and i found my new home - a 1996 Mazda Van with 125000km on the clock.
    Also the bed needed some planning and it took me a while to figure out a plan how to do it!
    But finally everything is ready to travel around!

    Die Arbeit lässt mittlerweile wieder etwas nach, sodass ich auch mal an meine Zukunft denken muss!
    Ich habe entschieden, da ich nun etwas Geld gespart habe, einen Van zu kaufen und mit dem Auto durch Australien zu Reisen!
    Nach zwei Wochenenden in Melbourne und zahlreichen Stunden Recherchen am Computer, habe ich endlich meinen neuen Van, gefunden - einen Mazda Van 1996 mit 125000 km auf der Uhr.
    Auch das Bett, das ich eingebaut habe, bedurfte etwas Planung und Zeit!
    Aber nun ist er endlich fertig, um auf Abenteuer Reise zu gehen!
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  • Day35

    Great Ocean Road!

    May 2, 2016 in Australia ⋅ 🌙 15 °C

    Today was a super amazing day!

    So last night we stayed at Jakes house because there was more space there and I actually had my own private room which was really nice. We woke up and headed back to Mels mom's so I could pick up all my clothes and have a shower before we set out on our adventure!

    After having a quick lunch, Mel, Jamie and I headed out on our great ocean road adventure! We took Jamie's car which was the 2008 Mercedes C63 which was an amazing car to drive through such an amazing, curvy road. I ended up taking lots of videos throughout the day which I can't upload to the blog but take my word for it, the views were stunning!

    We also drove by this golf course type area where we saw a big gang of kangaroos or roos as the aussies call them. Next stop was Erskine falls which was a very short hike to these beautiful tiered waterfall area. Naturally we didn't obey the signs and walked right up to the bottom of the falls 😊

    My favourite place we visited was Aireys Inlet. It was like a secret area of Mels where almost nobody else went. There were cool little coves that you could climb between and then watch the ocean waves come crashing onto the shore. Mel and I spent about half hour here while Jamie rested in the car. I ended up getting quite drenched from the waves being stronger than I anticipated, but it was well worth it! 😊

    Afterwards we headed back to Geelong for dinner. Jamie and I were supposed to go to Mel's basketball game but when we showed up they were short players so there was no game. Instead Jamie and I kinda just spent about an hour playing our own games of horse. I was so rusty, but I slowly found a rhythm... sort of. It was a lot of fun to play basketball with friends again. After that we pretty much just called it an early night. Tomorrow will be lazy ish I think. Goodnight everyone!

    -Terrence out
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