Latest act of Stupidity

11:37pm – THOUGHT: Gees I’m getting tired. I really want to make another hundred kilometers today but maybe I should pull over for a quick twenty minute power nap. 11:44pm – THOUGHT: That looks like an okay place to stop. 11:46pm – OBSERVATION: Oh wow the stars look amazing. So clear, so bright, so many. […]

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Roadworks! Where??

It’s always a little concerning when you see an “End of Roadworks” sign, having not noticed the “Start of Roadworks” sign or in fact, the roadworks themselves.  

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The Rock Roadhouse

This is either the coolest looking or the stupidest looking servo I’ve seen.. Can’t make up my mind which. update: This place was NASTY! There’s a food court inside which smelled worse than the toilets. I felt like I was getting sick just looking at the food.

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Drivin’ the Hume

Don’t think I’ve ever driven to Sydney on the Hume Highway before. Usually I go through the Snowy mountains or up the coast. I’d remember something this utterly boring… Somebody wake me up when I arrive…

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Day 02 – Down under Downunder!

Click Here To Purchase Image Fifteen years after first hearing about them, I was finally on my way to visiting Buchan Caves. I left the pretty town of Lakes Entrance and headed North towards the foothills of the Snowy Mountains. As I drove, I was actually getting excited at the idea of seeing these caves […]

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Road-Trip Travel Tips #2 – How to find the cheapest petrol in town

Can you believe there used to be a time when the price of fuel wasn’t a huge issue? It wasn’t that we were all rich. It was before we realised oil was running out and the oil companies decided to exploit this news by jacking up the prices in search of astronomical profits. But that […]

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Day 02 – From lakes of stink to lakes of wonder!

Click Here To Purchase Image I was back on the road and the paranoia from the gas bottle was waning, as was the stench of the stink pit lake. Then I noticed that gas of a different kind was also waning. The fuel gauge on the car was starting to look pretty sorry for itself. […]

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17 Must Do’s on a Road Trip from Cooktown to Brisbane

Planning a road trip from Cooktown to Brisbane? Here are 17 things that I think shouldn’t be missed as you travel down the coast.

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Road-Trip Travel Tips #1 – A Dip In The Road

On my travels along the east coast of Australia, I accumulated a lot of experience, especially as a solo road-tripper. Some of what I learnt was just plain old common sense, other things I picked up through trial and error, and then there was the stuff I learned from simply failing miserably. I thought it […]

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