Tour of Oz
August 1 - August 11, 2001
While waiting for a bus, I watched these guys stand motionless to the sun for fifteen minutes. At least it's free.
I rented a scooter and explored the area.
The sign says:
BEWARE STINGING TREE
Visitors are advised to beware of
the stinging tree. Contact can
cause severe pain and distress.
If stung - seek immediate medical
attention. Dial 000.
Having driven my rented scooter at the dazzling top speed of 55kph (30mph) with absolutely no destination in mind, I came across a place called Crystal Cascades. The area was pretty quiet - hardly anyone else around, which surprised me, as it was such a beautiful place for a hike. One day it'll make it into the guidebooks and the party will be over.
Hey, I took this picture myself. Damn, I'm good!
Back to Sydney
After Cairns I took a plane to Brisbane, where I stayed for three boring days, and then I took another plane back home to Sydney.
I don't think Brisbane has to be a boring place, but when I got there I didn't know anyone, and I was eager to get home. I'd travelled for two amazing months, and I needed a bit of rest.
Sydney to Canberra |
Canberra to Melbourne |
Melbourne to Adelaide |
Into the Outback |
Flinders Ranges to William Creek |
William Creek to Coober Pedy |
Coober Pedy to Uluru |
Uluru and Kata Tjuta |
Kings Canyon |
Alice Springs to Cape Tribulation |
Cape Tribulation |
Scuba Diving |
Cairns to Sydney
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