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Singapore

Arrived in Singapore and was met by Amy last night. Unfortunately I now have a proper cold/flu and am coughing and running a temperature, in addition to some inexplainable stomach problems. Despite this I’m enjoying spending time with Amy again and we had fun shopping in the city today. Monsoon is early this year, so […]

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Perth: Last post from down under

Leaving Australia tomorrow to head to Singapore for 3 days. I’ve had a lovelylovely time here in Perth, seriously, mostly thanks to Nancy and her awesome family, who spoiled me rotten. 🙂 More things I did here: Explored the beautiful Kings Park Botanic Gardens, visited the lovely Perth Zoo, another trip to Fremantle (or Freo, […]

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Perth

On Monday I arrived at my final Australian destination, where I’m staying with my friend Nancy and her family. I’m enjoying myself a lot, and not just because I have my own room (even with ensuite bath!) and wireless internet… *g* On Tuesday I met up with Barbara (who I’d met in Broome) and we […]

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Still relaxing in Monkey Mia

All day yesterday I didn’t get internet, but now it’s suddenly working again, so I’m using the opportunity to get caught up with my photos. Staying here is wonderfully relaxing – after the dolphin feeding in the morning, all you can do is hang out on the beach, read or listen to an audiobook until […]

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Monkey Mia: dolphins and free internet!

After 25 hours on the bus I’ve arrived in Monkey Mia, a tiny tourist spot, and have already had the chance to feed one of the wild dolphins that come by the beach every day. This afternoon I’ve booked a boat trip to see some more wildlife and visit a pearl farm. Other than that […]

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Broome

My 3 days in Broome are almost over already – tomorrow it’s 25 hours on Greyhound to Monkey Mia. I met a few nice people here, including Barbara from St. Gallen and Miguel from Zürich, so I got to talk Swiss German. I’ll also be on the same bus with Frederike from Hamburg, but she’s […]

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Darwin to Broome

Left Darwin yesterday, spent 26 hours on the bus to Broome – the bus ride was better than I’d feared, as I had two seats to myself and it was quite warm. Wireless here at the youth hostel doesn’t seem to work, but they have ethernet access, so I was finally able to catch up […]

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Uluru tour photos

I got myself an Ethernet cable from the desk here, because I don’t want to have to upload several hundred photos at once. At least I was able to put up the pictures from the tour – as always all are available from Flickr.

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In Darwin

Had a lovely, lovely time on the tour to Kings Canyon, Kata Tjuta (previously known as the Olgas) and of course Uluru. The group was a bunch of nice people and, although the nights outside were freezing, it was an awesome experience. Then I took the Ghan up the Darwin, where I’ll be until Sunday, […]

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Adelaide – Alice Springs

The journey on the Ghan was just as I’d expected – the 25 hours passed quickly and the only not-so-great thing was that I didn’t have two seats to myself and it got quite cold at night. Trains are just so much more suited to long distance trips than buses or planes, I’m looking quite […]

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