We arrived in Coober Pedy (CP) just after dark after a stunning sunset. (Don’t start me on the night sky. I can't even describe in words how amazing the star strewn night sky is over the outback so I'm not going to try.) Sky cannot be appreciated until you are in a landscape as flat as the outback... you can see it forever, and during the day you can see where the horizon meets the earth so it seems as if you are driving into the clouds. An excellent exercise in one point perspective!Read More
Struck Melbourne in winter? Then this day-trip is a must.
You need one car, your maps app, plenty of time to visit the wineries en route and even more time to while away warming up your body temp at the Mornington Peninsula Hot Springs.
If you have no interest in how it was “back then” (and I remember quietly rolling my eyes when my grandfather might start on “when I was a lad...." stories) then I don’t intend to bore you, so please just skip this blog. But, I have met many 20-something year olds in backpackers that are genuinely interested to hear – so these few memory lane posts are for them - enjoy!Read More
Yes it does happen all over Asia and more these days, and yes it is fun and generally quite pleasant to have the fish pedi treatment. Pleasant, that is, after you get over the initial tickling sensations and the laughter of all those with and around you.Read More