John's Around the World Adventure 2005/2006

Travel time: December 2005 - June 2006  |  by John Davies

Australia: Great Ocean Road

Our furthest venture south took us to the famed Great Ocean Road in Southern Australia. Here, we were fortunate enough to catch a glimpse of a wild Koala ( despite running away as the car approached!). We also visited numerous rock formations including the impressive 12 Apostles. Obviosly, given the title 'Great Ocean Road' and seeing as though we only had a day to cover the main highlights, both Sol and I did a considerable amount of driving in our 'best hound' to date. The wonderful scenery most certainly helped us through our long day though!

Driving the Ferarri- Great Ocean Road Memorial

Driving the Ferarri- Great Ocean Road Memorial

Apollo Bay- Great Ocean Road

Apollo Bay- Great Ocean Road

Lighthouse- Great Ocean Road

Lighthouse- Great Ocean Road

Flaming Roos!

Flaming Roos!

Spectacular 12 Apostles Rock  Formation Lookout- Great Ocean Road

Spectacular 12 Apostles Rock Formation Lookout- Great Ocean Road

Really??!!

Really??!!

You've Guessed it, lots of amimals running around on the road!

You've Guessed it, lots of amimals running around on the road!

Huge Blowhole- Great Ocean Road

Huge Blowhole- Great Ocean Road

Conquering the Shipwreck Coast, Great Ocean Road.

Conquering the Shipwreck Coast, Great Ocean Road.

Stunning Great Ocean Road Views

Stunning Great Ocean Road Views

Lock and Key Formation- Great Ocean Road

Lock and Key Formation- Great Ocean Road

Those sharp Great Ocean Road Corners certainly made the driving great!

Those sharp Great Ocean Road Corners certainly made the driving great!

Lorne Town, Great Ocean Road

Lorne Town, Great Ocean Road

Unfortunately the koala you see modelling for us here was spotted at the Australia Zoo! Crikey!

Unfortunately the koala you see modelling for us here was spotted at the Australia Zoo! Crikey!

Waterfalls such as this beauty were common sights along much of the Great Ocean Road trail.

Waterfalls such as this beauty were common sights along much of the Great Ocean Road trail.

We ended our day exploring the Great Ocean Road with good old English fish n chips. What a perfect way to end a pretty awesome day!

© John Davies, 2006
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The trip
 
Description:
Following masses of preperation my trip of a lifetime was finally a reality. Beginning in the adventurous New Zealand, before taking in delights of Australia over Christmas. Bali was next on the agenda, trading in the comfort of the West for drastic cultural differences of East Asia. The modern city of Singapore next acted as a stepping stone for travel over-land through Malaysia and island-hopping around Thailand. My Adventure finally ended amongst the neon scyscrapers of Hong Kong.
Details:
Start of journey: Dec 01, 2005
Duration: 6 months
End of journey: Jun 02, 2006
Travelled countries: New Zealand
Australia
Indonesia
Singapore
Malaysia
Thailand
Hong Kong
The Author
 
John Davies is an active author on break-fresh-ground. since 15 years.
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