When a friend I met through Couchsurfing invited me to join in on a day trip and see these quintessential Australian creatures, I knew the moment had come.
The first sighting of European settlers in the Hunter Valley was in 1798 when a lieutenant drifted into the Hunter River in search of escaped convicts. While it is said that the region was named after Captain John Hunter, I'd say there's a good chance the colonists chose the name for how well it reflected… Continue reading Hunter Valley Wine Tour
With an outbound flight coming up this Sunday, my last full weekend was spent enjoying some of Sydney's grandest attractions.
Have a picnic, have a nap, read a book, eat a snack, and enjoy the view.
It's the morning of All Saint's Day; as Halloween revelers are stumbling home in a stupor at the break of dawn, I'm having a quick breakfast and getting ready to head out. I'll reference this article on day tours at Pandin Lake as that's where we got some basic information for the trip, plus give… Continue reading Day Trip to Lakes Pandin and Yambo
So, the van. Expect to fit less comfortably into this vehicle than "Antonio's" dubs into the song "Breakfast at Tiffany's".