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Australia Roadtrip - Blue Mountains

Last time I just got to Sydney and met Chris and Mike from back at the farm, who just quit and came over with their own car. It was such a hot day so after some beers (probably too many for that early in the day), we took the train to the…

Australia Roadtrip - ACT - Sydney

Last time I updated, we were just about to head inland from the coast near Batemans Bay. We passed through the town of Braidwood after a tough uphill drive that was about as much as my car's engine can handle: 40km/h uphill was the fastest…

Australia Roadtrip - Victoria to New South Wales

Last time I updated, me and Julia were stll with Robyn after Hedda left. We'd found two new people to join us and were waiting for their arrival. Miri and Simon are two young (19 & 20) German backpackers who had been in Melbourne…

Australia Roadtrip - Victoria

Last time I updated, I just got to Melbourne. The two girls I'm traveling with, Hedda from Norway and Julia from Germany were both working around Melbourne. Hedda quit her job and had been in Melbourne for a few days, Julia was still stuck…

Roadtrip Preparations

Last time I posted an update, I just got fired from my job. When I said goodbye to Christoffer and Mikkel, we'd already agreed we were going to meet again and travel together for a while. Without these two great guys, my stay at the farm…

Tough Times in Harvest

I just got fired from the job. It's no surprise and no disappointment. To the contrary, I saw it coming for a while and I'm glad to get out of here and move onto something fun. Let me go over what happened the past weeks though. Me and the farmer…

Harvest Bootcamp

I'm in a 50-ton truck, thundering down a long dirt road between the fields. Darkness is approaching and so is the thunderstorm that has been looming over the horizon for the past hour. Two kangaroos hop along my truck. I hope they don't…

Visiting Oz

I've just been through a whirlwind one and a half weeks. I'm in Australia, on a small farm near Murgon in Queensland. Ever since It became clear I'd be taking my life in a new direction, I've been planning a lot of different things, but by far…