There are countless things to do in Port Stephens but what you aren't told is that you can also do nothing--nothing but enjoy being here.
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 next morning, we unzipped the tent to this spectacular view that made a somewhat uncomfortable sleep on mats that were, on the one hand, small and easy to carry but also just a bit too thin, entirely worth it.
I'm on my third trip to Australia in a year's time and, finally, I've experienced some genuine wild-wild-east, sun-blazed-and-blistering, cattle-trading outback vibes. I ended up on a long-train-ride journey out of Sydney to a somewhat random town in cow country, NSW. Fine, it wasn't random. What is that to you, anonymous reader? The cover photo of… Continue reading Wild Wild East