Sydney

From Melbourne we cruised up the coast through Wollongong and Sydney. We did the whole trip by train, which was scenic and relaxing. Wollongong is a beach college town reminiscient of my alma mater Santa Cruz. We couchsurfed with some students there which was nice – family style meals every night. We went out dancing and even…

Belgrave

James and I took a weekend trip up to visit our new friends Monika and Roderick in Belgrave, a beautiful forest town just an hour outside of Melbourne by train.

Tasmania: Up the East Coast

Here are a few pictures from our trip up the East Coast of Tasmania. We really took our time, spending 2 weeks to do a trip lots of people do in just a few days. We had lots of leisurely walks on beaches, and did a couple of longer treks on Maria Island and around…

Hobart, Tasmania

I had the lucky opportunity to visit a long lost relative in Hobart. John Sargent and his wife Sue hosted me and James for a week, and took us all around the city and beyond to see the area. John has lived in Hobart his entire life and runs a small museum – he’s the…