Basking on the beach – the Gili Islands

Tags: Indonesia, Bali, Gili Air, Gili Islands, Gili Meno, Gili T, holiday, Indonesia, Lombok, photography, travel, travel blog, Travel tips, travelling, Wildlife When we’d first started planning our travels we had initially planned on heading from Australia straight to Singapore. It was an over-eager travel agent trying to get us to book flights with him …

Australia’s greatest rock star… Uluru

Tags: adventure, Australia, Ayres Rock, Camping, Kata Tjuta, Kings Canyon, Olgas, Outback, Outdoors, Road trip, Scenery, travel, travel blog, Uluru, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park We’d decided before we even arrived in Alice Springs that we should definitely make the effort to visit Uluru (Ayres Rock) while we were so close to it, but we didn’t …

Buildings, Boulders and Birds: the Otago Region (again)

Tags: backpacking, Blue Penguin, Dunedin, Freedom Camping, Moeraki Boulders, New Zealand, Otago Peninsular, Penguin, Road trip, Round the World, travel, travel blog, Wildlife, Yellow Eyed Penguin After nipping into the Otago Region briefly to get from the West Coast into Fiordland, we’d planned to go back into it on our way back up north. Our …

Crossing through Narnia: The no-mans land between Argentina and Chile

Tags: Argentina, backpacker, backpacking, border crossing, Chile, Scenery, travel Now, all of our border crossings this far have been fairly easy. We get our stamp out of one country and walk the short distance to the next country for our new entry stamp and there’s little more to it. Our crossing over to Chile from …