Category: "Australia Victoria, Tasmania, ACT and NSW"

71. Half Way Between Paradise and Nowhere Else

May 29th, 2011
(Written: 27th April 2011) ="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">As it was Easter weekend I had been hoping that the bus would get me in to Melbourne on time so I could quickly pop to the general post office before it closed to pick up some mail… more »

72. The Criminal Element

June 2nd, 2011
(Written: 1st May 2011) The hostel I found I Devonport was a little strange.  It turns out that Tasmania Backpackers don't really accept backpackers in the truest sense of the word. They just accept those on working visas as the owners do a business i… more »

73. Changing History

June 10th, 2011
(Written: 9th May 2011) On the ferry to Melbourne I was hit by nanny state Australia again with the announcement that it was a federal offence to sleep in any of the public areas of the ferry and people could only sleep in designated cabins. A 10 hou… more »

74. Forty Five Minutes from Disaster

June 12th, 2011
(Written: 11th May 2011) I'd received a response from a Kiwi guy who specialises in get people on cargo ships from New Zealand. I had assumed looking at his out dated webpage and lack of response over the three weeks since I contacted him that all wa… more »