That time has come round again – It’s 5 years to the day since we retired, left The Netherlands and got on a one-way flight to Bali to start our lives as “Permanent Tourists”. And here we are – More “Permanent” than “Tourists” 🙂Continue reading
We’ve been back in Australia for just over 3 weeks now and are really enjoying the laid back life style of Darwin.Continue reading
After returning to the mainland from Tasmania, we’ve spent our last six weeks in Australia slowly heading back to Brisbane. Continue reading
Returning on 23rd December, we drove straight down to Kayena in order to spend Christmas with friends.
After our return from Fiji we picked up the camper in Brisbane and spent two weeks slowly heading south towards Melbourne where we’d be catching the ferry boat to Tasmania. Continue reading
We’d decided to spend our last 4 weeks in Queensland returning to Brisbane via coastal roads. Continue reading
After 6 months in Asia, the final month spent on Bali staying at the rather swish Maya Hotel , we flew to Brisbane. For the first time we used Virgin Australia and what a wonderful flight experience that was! We stayed for two chilly, rainy days, made worse by the fact that we had no weather appropriate clothing with us (we’d left all our cold weather gear in the camper on departing Australia for S/E Asia). Continue reading
Leaving Queensland and driving South into New South Wales we very nearly became the dumb tourists who underestimate the vast distances between “towns”. It would have been very embarrassing to run out of diesel in the middle of the Outback!!! Continue reading
We left Redcliffe, Brisbane with no real plan. What we hadn’t realised was that the day we chose to set off coincided with the start of a long weekend, consequently the roads were packed with families heading out to the coast. Continue reading
After leaving Vietnam mid August and spending a few days in Kuala Lumpur, we eventually arrived back on Bali. Continue reading
With our visa running out in Bali, we had to leave the country and do a visa run.
This actually came at a very opportune moment because for some time we’ve been considering buying a vehicle in Australia in order to eventually travel around the country. Continue reading