Long before I actually booked anything on this trip I’d read about places to go in Australia and the one most raved about was Tasmania. So I put it at the top of my priority list of things to do in Australia along with driving through the outback. I’d managed to meet up with a Canadian girl Marisa who was going at the same time as me and we’d agreed to hire a car together and find other people once we got to Tasmania to fill up the car and cut down the costs. We had put an ad on gumtree whilst in Melbourne and had already arranged to meet with a couple of people about an hour after we arrived in Hobart!
So the past week I’ve made it just about as far as you can make it before hitting Antarctica, at least whilst your in Oceania anyhow. This meant visiting the party hotspot of Queenstown, the stunning scenery in Milford Sounds and the Catlin Shoreline, the remote Stewart Island and the town of Dunedin. Read the rest of this entry »