Category Archives: Animals

Diving the Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia Life Achievement Unlocked- Found Nemo! We all knew the Nemo reference had to be made right? We took a 3 day, 2 night “sleep on the reef” excursion. And this time we rented an underwater … Continue reading

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Human Detesticulation and Baby Kangaroos

Alice Springs, NT, AU One of our favorite stops in Alice Springs was the Kangaroo rescue center kinda obvious why… Where we learned more about the complicated relationship the people of Australia have with their semi-official national ambassador… Related posts: … Continue reading

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Zombie Koalas

Adelaide, SA, AU So after having our car break down in the middle of an Australian zombie outbreak and narrowly escaping with our lives it was time to seek alternate transport. But at least now we understood why the koalas … Continue reading

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Dumb ‘Roos

Snowy Mountains, NSW, AU In Australia, they don’t call it a “bull bar.”  They call it a “roo bar” And it seems like every vehicle over here has one. And we wonder where they got the idea for Mad Max… … Continue reading

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Guys are not “cute”

Pittwater, NSW, AU As we’ve previously stated, friendships lead to a lexicon whose size is directly proportional to the time invested in the relationship.  These lexicons lead to key phrases that communicate much more than the simple words involved when … Continue reading

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Semper Gumby

Opua, New Zealand So there we were (doesn’t every great story start that way?) in Coff’s Harbour and little did we know that this would be the end of our Australian East Coast Adventure. We were doing a bit of … Continue reading

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Mostly European Cowgirls

Melbourne, VIC, AU Unbeknownst to us, this job put us smack into the middle of the backpacker working trail and as a result, our workmates were not who we expected.  In what we anticipated to be a primarily Australian work … Continue reading

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Chicks Dig Scars

Melbourne, VIC, AU …just usually not so much on themselves. While Greg spent the majority of his time feeding and mucking Tiffany got to “train” the horses. At this point we should point out that Tiffany has a tendency to…smack … Continue reading

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Kiwis (The birds, not the people)

From Tortoise orgies to custom made giraffe barns, the Great Kiwi Roadtrip makes it’s way to the Auckland Zoo! One of the things that we absolutely had to see in New Zealand was an actual live kiwi (Finally: the bird, … Continue reading

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Lazy Birds

Dunedin, NZ The Kiwi Roadtrip continues! As long as you don’t mind the pressing need to bundle up in order to explore a land listed as “one of the closest to Antarctica” it’s sometimes hard to decide which is more … Continue reading

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