Tag Archives: Road Trip

South Australia Grog Files

South Australia, AU We didn’t plan on spending too much time here, however the Beast had other plans.  Upside, we got to see a zombie parade and ride the cross-Australia train. Downside, it’s hard to go wine tasting when your wheels … Continue reading

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The Great Australian Overland Excursion

Enroute Cairns, Queensland, Australia 3 people 1 frigging huge campah 5 days 1786 miles 1 vast barren wasteland that inspired the Mad max movies Some dinosaurs And let’s not forget it’s us right?  So…a boat.  There needs to be a … Continue reading

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FAUX-luru

Uluru, Northern Territory, Australia OK so you finally figure out where the heck Uluru/Ayers rock is and you at long last secure some decent wheels to get you there… …Then you dive for 6 HOURS until you see this And … Continue reading

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Outback campervan relocation

Enroute Uluru, Northern Territory, Australia Like we said, Uluru (AKA – Ayer’s Rock) is not IN Alice Springs. It’s 287 miles away. Then there’s the whole bit of us then needing to immediately backtrack that whole route in order to … Continue reading

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Riding the Ghan

Enroute Alice Springs, NT, AU They have trains that traverse Australia.  One of them, called “The Ghan” bisects the country running from Adelaide to Alice Springs to Darwin and when we bought the tickets online they charged us half of … 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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A noble demise

Adelaide, SA, AU The Beast in sleep mode We were asked if we thought we got ripped off and lost money on our Aussie car when it broke down and we were forced to scrap it.  Some of you may … Continue reading

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Australia lied to us

The Great Ocean Road, VIC, AU Australia has a lot of coastline.  It ranges from swampy marshes, to beautiful beaches, to craggy cliffs and everything in between.  Victoria, in the southeastern part of the country, has miles of land that … 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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The Great Australian Road Trip Continues, guest starring Chris

Enroute Cairns, QLD, AU So ends our snowbound Australian adventure Now we’re off to the Tropical North and joining us for our Road Trip is Tiffany’s brother Chris. Chris came out to work with us in Australia when we got … Continue reading

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