as i promised, here comes a picturesce post from the red continent.
We are in sydney by now, and i will slowly catch up with writing.
a black snake, i almost stepped on it, but ludo saved my life
ludo and his new girlfriend
bird man strikes again
i got them all lined up just waiting for me 🙂
such amaze, much trees, many wow
a piece of real rainforest!
the concrete river
This is how i want my tattoo to look like 🙂
Mist after the rain
the view from Mt Donna Bueng
can somebody tell me hbow a car gets tracks like that?
me and kate, the friend of boinga who we built a fence for
i am relaxing in the treehouse
The headquater of Boingaology
After Warburton we took the bus to Mansfield where Ron (one of the horseback riding guys) took us in his BMW and with his freshly amputated leg 3 hours in rollercoaster style to the horse hut.
The hut is right near to where the movie “The Man from Snowy River” was filmed, and the customers rode to see some of the movie sets.
Our first impression
strange lichen on every dead tree
we are cowboys…or how they are called here: Jackaroos
Look at my horse, my horse is amazing, give it a lick it tastes just like raisins”
showing their horn
relaxing in the hut
eucalyptus trees everywhere…with resin
we drove on washed out mountain tracks for hours, to carry the luggage of the customers
and we had good fun
the bushfires destroyed soo many trees, but they didn’t burn, they are just dead.
like ghost forests
after 2 weeks in the outback we went to canberra and stayed in a nice place…
We hitchiked to sydney from canberra.
Had a unfortunate WWOOFing experience and bought a car for 1/4th of the reasonable price.
but that is a story for the next post 🙂
Australia is so big!
I was very lazy the last month to read what happened to me please read here… >CLICK<
As it is in German, i probably should at least write a little bit of what happened.
One friend of Boinga (the tree house owner) got us to build a fence for her. our first real working experience. She was an amazing cook and a super nice person. We ended up earning 200 unexpected dollar.
That paid for our trip to another voluntary job in the “Victorian Alps”.
We went and helped out at a horseback riding tour for 2 weeks.
It was a cultural experience, on our first day i thought i can ride and then i had to be a cowboy and bring the cattle over into another meadow and my illusions were shattered…well a little the next day it went waay easier and i noticed that my boss was merely testing my riding skills. What a cheeky bugger.
I played cricket for the first time and found out that it is a lot of fun, but even if i get harassed now it seems like a coward-game 😀
You basically never take risks…but it was fun anyhow.
So after 2 weeks of driving jeeps in 4×4 through washed out mountain tracks we are now in Sydney.
We tried some WWOOFing but we fled pretty quickly as the atmosphere was not really nice.
We just bought a car and got loads of free stuff (incl. a gas stove, a guitar and 2 camping chairs) for just 500$ it still has one month of registration. We will probably use it and then sell it for 2000$ or just continue using it.
This seems just fair as we got ripped off in Melbourne.
p.s. i am really lazy in writing blog as you can tell but once i edited my pix i am going to give you a picture “caramblogage”