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    • Day35

      Brisbane

      Yesterday in Australia ⋅ 🌙 24 °C

      Coup de ❤️ pour Brisbane parcourue majoritairement en trottinette électrique! Mega sympa! Du vert, de l’eau, une super énergie! Une belle ville chic et sportive avec plein de spots pour boire l’apéro!
      Combo parfait!😉👌🏻
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    • Day13

      Back to brisbane

      March 6, 2022 in Australia ⋅ ⛅ 22 °C

      Today we left the farm which was a bit sad even though I am going back but strange to think we will all be leaving each other. Clint told us this amazing poem as well was so cool gave me goose bumps!
      Had a good day though and even went on a night out miracles do happen.
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      Traveler

      Nice photo. don't be sad you will all keep in touch. Exciting times ahead.

      3/5/22Reply
      Traveler

      Hi Jen,just got your update,"lovely photo of you and your friends," Dad as put us in the picture about the placement farm you will be working on,as from Monday."horses and cattle" that seems great,they must have been most impressed with you Jen, "so well done" It will be strange,saying goodbye and all of you going to different location

      3/5/22Reply
      Traveler

      continued, but we are sure you will all keep in touch,"love you lots Jen,"looking forward to your next update love Nan and Nandad xx

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    • Day7

      Finally a day of sun

      February 28, 2022 in Australia ⋅ ⛅ 22 °C

      So today I woke up went outside at 7am and the sun was finally shining. Which was the best feeling ever. FINALLY TANNING TIME!!
      We had a nice walk around in the sun to do bit and bobs but turns out literally everywhere was closed due to the flooding but oh well. Spent the rest of the day by the pool. Even had pancakes ready for pancake day tomorrow.Read more

      Traveler

      Nice legs and tasty pancakes. The flooding looks really bad, is the water level going down quite quickly? Hope you had an enjoyable and relaxing day. Did you get all your jobs done before you leave for the farm !

      2/28/22Reply
      Traveler

      woo hoo hope you get to the farm ASAP. love you so much xxxx 😍♥️

      2/28/22Reply
      Traveler

      So Australia do have pancakes 😉😂 xx

      2/28/22Reply
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    • Day95

      Saying good bye

      May 27, 2022 in Australia ⋅ ⛅ 22 °C

      Today was kind of said saying good bye to the boys. They got a bit upset amd was a bit strange leaving again, traveling is a very surreal experience. But let the adventure begin started by watching the rugby which was pretty good was an exciting game met some of George friends and yhey were really nice!Read more

      Traveler

      enjoy your journey my lovely girl xx keep in touch x💕

      5/27/22Reply
      Traveler

      Enjoy and stay safe xx

      5/28/22Reply
      Traveler

      "Enjoy what ever you have got planned for your holiday Jen " chance in a lifetime " love you lots,keep safe,and take lots of photo's xx

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    • Day5

      Hello Australien 🇦🇺🦘

      February 1 in Australia ⋅ ☀️ 34 °C

      Nachdem wir unsere Familien und Freunde am Flughafen Zürich verabschiedet haben startete die 23 stündige Reise nach Brisbane.
      Die ersten Tage in der Grosstadt Brisbane verbrachten wir mit dem Erledigen organisatorischer Sachen wie Einrichtung eines Bankkontos, Auto-Suche, SIM-Karten kaufen und vieles mehr. Bei den heissen Temperaturen über 30 Grad durfte der morgendliche Iced Latte sowie der Besuch in der Lagune natürlich nicht ausgelassen werden.
      Heute haben wir unser neues Hotel/Appartement noch bezogen, haben und uns ein wenig „upgradet“ hehe. Lässt sich wohnen hier (siehe Video).
      Daumen drücken das wir in den nächsten paar Tagen unser Auto finden. ✊🏻 Bis dahin gewöhnen wir uns erstmal ans heisse Klima und den Linksverkehr.
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      Traveler

      ♥️ lichä Dank freu mich wieder riesig uf euri tollä Bilder und Reisebericht Kisses Katrin😘

      Traveler

      Wünsche en guete Start für eues Abentür🪃🌴🦘⛱⛺️

       
    • Day127

      Australien

      February 1 in Australia ⋅ ☁️ 26 °C

      Sydney
      Viel Wasser, viel Grün, viele nette Menschen! Besonders die Harbour Bridge und das Opera House haben es uns angetan (und erst recht am Aussie Day). Eine tolle Stadt, die sich sehen lassen kann. Trotz ihrer Größe ist es hier echt schön und lebens-, bzw. liebenswert. Wir hatten hier eine Airbnb-WG bei einem richtig netten Pärchen. Ein sehr schönes Wiedersehen hatten wir mit einer Familie, die wir in Südamerika kennen gelernt hatten. Das war ein super Tag. Thanks again, Regina and Alan😘.

      Brisbane.
      Hier haben wir Yorrick getroffen und uns sehr darüber gefreut. Wir hatten eine schöne gemeinsame Zeit und dank Yorrick auch sehr viel gesehen. Jetzt fehlt noch Marvin, aber das Wiedersehen ist ja auch nicht mehr weit.
      Hier fühlt man sich sofort wohl und genau so sicher wie in Sydney.
      Man merkt nicht, dass in diesen Städten mehrere Millionen Menschen leben. Es ist sehr entspannt mit den Brizzies.
      Morgen heißt es Abschied von Yorrick und Brisbane nehmen und auf in ein neues Campervan-Abenteuer. Sehr spannend, was uns noch erwartet in Australien.
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    • Day105

      Brisbane

      March 31, 2022 in Australia ⋅ ⛅ 25 °C

      After a very busy 10 days touring Tassie we came up to Brisbane to stay with some friends and spend the week doing very little. We took the time to enjoy some good food, a lot of wine and some great company. We did manage to drag ourselves away from the home comforts of their amazing pad in the suburbs of Brisbane to go and check out Australia Zoo, the spiritual home of Steve Irwin. Apparently he is not well known in France, bit he is an absolute legend. We got to see his son do the famous croc feeding, pretty special. It was a quiet day at the zoo and we managed to speak with a few keepers who could give us more information on the koalas and other animals, it was incredible! We also booked a wombat encounter as wombats seem to avoid us in the wild! It was fun! Wombats are not very soft and she was very focused on food ☺️, we also go to hand feed a giraffe, also not very soft and very interested in the food.

      Luckily Brisbane Lions the Australian Rules Football team were at playing at home on the weekend so we took the opportunity to indulge in some proper Australian culture. It's a pretty fun, full on game, lots of action but the pitch is massive so it's tough to see what's going on when the action is up the other end.

      Brisbane has been very relaxing and we feel full recharged and ready to get back out on the road.
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      Traveler

      wow..he is so like his dad

      4/4/22Reply
      Traveler

      I hope so! you could almost fit in his mouth 😱

      4/4/22Reply
      Traveler

      it would have been a better picture indeed 😂

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    • Day60

      Things we haven’t seen in England

      December 10, 2019 in Australia ⋅ ☀️ 28 °C

      One aspect that we both really like about Australia is that nothing really happened about Christmas until 1st December. Even now some shopping centres are not playing Christmas songs although some stores are. There are small displays not the huge displays that take over the whole shop. Some houses have strings of lights our baubles on trees but there is not the overkill that we see in Calne.

      All in all we have found Australia far more laid back about Christmas even now compared to England when we left in mid-October.

      Therefore we were not expecting to see Father Christmas on a jet ski on the river Brisbane or a bus decorated like Santa’s grotto. Very unexpected.
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      Traveler

      Bar humbug!!!

      12/11/19Reply
      Andy n Bunny Briggs

      The low key approach enables us to reflect upon what the real meaning of Christmas is ......

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    • Day16

      Mount Coot-Tha

      October 27, 2019 in Australia ⋅ ⛅ 28 °C

      Another day, another motorhome to see. This one was a beast. 4 tonnes of 4wd, on pneumatic (lift/lower) suspension. Designed for off road so that the accommodation doesn’t fall off when driven across extreme terrain. While this will give us options to go anywhere and not get stuck, I wonder how easy it will be to sell at the end of our trip? Again, a good learning experience and some sound advice about what works in Australia.

      The afternoon consisted of a visit to Mount Coot-Tha that overlooks Brisbane. At its foot is the cemetery where Bun & Mike’s mother’s ashes are, so we stopped off there to say “Hi” and also Bun had never been there. The cemetery is “heritage” so should remain forever .... it is vast and almost full, I wonder how long “forever” is when it has no relevance to anyone left alive which is what it will become after it’s full.

      Drove up to the summit where there is a lookout. It’s a bit hazy so the view was limited. Are there fires somewhere with the smoke causing the haze? At the foot, near the cemetery, is a botanical gardens. Time was running out as we were going out to our first Aussie BBQ this evening. We stopped for a drink before a slightly rushed walk around part of the gardens. Bun and I will have to go back when less rushed. The gardens are beautiful and full of wildlife.

      The BBQ was with Bob and Robin (Robyn?). Bob was RAAF and Robin a nurse. Their house is amazing, beautiful and airy with high ceilings. Bob gets frustrated that the large gardens are messed up by the local (protected) bush turkeys. Lizards and snakes co-habit the garden, some less welcome than others. At dusk, fruit bats flew in and out of the surrounding trees. Bob does most of the cooking and had prepared his own marinade for the satay chicken and prawns on skewers. The main BBQ was sausages, I wasn’t expecting that. Bob makes his own skinless sausages so they were pretty special. Hopefully we’ll go back again as we hadn’t finished our discussions about where to visit in NSW.
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      Traveler

      Nice! 🌞

      10/28/19Reply
      Traveler

      Where’s the pictures of motorhome!! ( go for a Winnebago))

      10/28/19Reply
      Traveler

      Bring back the sausage recipe and we’ll give it a go 🍽

      10/28/19Reply
      Andy n Bunny Briggs

      To y, it will be the Winnebago. Wayne - yep, I’ll have to try and get that, they were great

      10/29/19Reply
       
    • Day27

      Roadtrip day 8

      September 21, 2019 in Australia ⋅ ⛅ 24 °C

      4:45 Uhr klingelte auch schon der Wecker und die Nacht war für uns vorbei. Unser Plan war auf einen nahegelegenen Berg zu wandern, um von da aus den Sonnenaufgang über dem berühmt berüchtigten Glass House Mountain zu sehen.
      Mit diesem Plan waren wir leider nicht die einzigen.
      Nach dem Frühstück, mit gigantischer Aussicht, ging es endlich nach Brisbane.
      In einem familiengeführten Hotel haben wir Unterkunft mit Frühstück gefunden. Dafür müssen wir 24 Stunden die Woche arbeiten.
      Das Hotel liegt dafür aber sehr zentral und direkt am Wasser, mit Blick auf die Skyline.
      Die nächsten Tage heißt es dann auf Jobsuche gehen, welche hoffentlich diesmal erfolgreicher verläuft.
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      Traveler

      Da habt ihr ja tolle Erlebnisse! Für die Jobsuche halten wir Euch beide Daumen - da können wir nichts trinken, weil wir keine freie Hand haben. Liebe Grüße von uns aus dem sonnigen Sachsen.

      9/21/19Reply
      Traveler

      Danke ❤️ es reicht auch, wenn jeder einen Daumen drück

      9/21/19Reply
      Traveler

      Hoffentlich wird die Job suche erfolgreich viel Glück. Sieht voll schön aus die Bilder. Cool das ihr auch so ein Hotel gefunden habt wo ihr arbeiten geht aber dann gratis schläft. Viel Spaß euch noch

      9/21/19Reply
      Traveler

      Danke Peter. Ja das ist super, dass wir hier arbeiten und dafür Schläfen können. Dir auch viel Spaß noch in der Schule 😉😅😘

      9/21/19Reply
       

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