Well after 5 years talking and thinking about our trip, we are now only down to just 6 days. Nik finished up working at Christmas, whilst I finish up on the … Continue Reading The final countdown.
After we left Mooloolaba we planned to do a few overnight stops in order to spend a few days down at Tathra. We left on the Sunday and had decided … Continue Reading Northern NSW Coast down to Tathra
So after our false starts we decided to drive for a few extra hours and change our overnight destination from Dubbo to Wagga Wagga. We arrived in Wagga Wagga a … Continue Reading Mooloolaba, here we come!!!
Finally September school holidays has arrived which means it is time to take the van away for a shakedown trip, and after we eventually got going, boy did we sort … Continue Reading I think I can, I think I can…………..nope, yes, nope, damn it yes!!!!
The 4×4 show was held over the weekend at the Melbourne Showgrounds and as we aren’t able to make the ‘Leisurefest expo’ in October we decided to go along and grab … Continue Reading Self suffiency, safety and sanity……….
At the moment while we are wishing the days and months away, we are having fun joining travelling groups on facebook and I am following a few blogs of fellow … Continue Reading Our blog, privacy and internet security
Ok we do have a plan…………we know when we are leaving (give or take 2 weeks), we have the rig, we have our home, we have a guestimated route. Surely … Continue Reading The 3 P’s – Planning, preparing and procrastinating…..
Without too much discussion or research we have decided that we would like to head west first. At this stage NSW and south QLD can wait awhile till we come … Continue Reading Any which way but East
After the initial shock of discovering we will be travelling indefinitely, the next question we get asked is why so long???? Generally if I answer them properly we end up … Continue Reading Why, our reasons for wanting to do the ‘big lap’
We have had many different reactions from family, friends and strangers when we tell them we have sold up and are heading off around Australia indefinitely. The majority of reactions … Continue Reading Your doing what……the good, the bad and the happy reactions of others.
After much thought and research we have decided to upgrade to a Jayco Outback Swan. A trip to the Camping and Outdoors show in Melbourne, and a few phone calls backwards … Continue Reading Another Piece of the Puzzle
SOLD!!! It is a very exciting time at the moment for the “Smiths”. Approx 3 weeks ago we accepted an offer and sold our house which is another big tick in … Continue Reading Another step closer