Day at little and big crystal creek with Lorene : waterfalls and natural slides in the tropical North Queensland !
23 April 2018
Sunset at Mount Stuart with Lorène & Clément !
22 April 2018
Nice Sunday spent on the Strand with Clément and Lorène, our friends from the French islands, who live in Townsville and are hosting us
Sunset at Castle Hill to finish the day !
20 April 2018
Back in Townsville for a few days
Catching up with our friends who still live there !
19 April 2018
Flight from Melbourne to Townsville - beautiful sunset above the clouds !
18 April 2018
Back in Melbourne for a couple of days, after 1 month and a half in New Zealand!
3 March 2018
Our trip along the East coast of Australia is over!
We will be back in Melbourne and then Townsville though, in a couple of months... but for now we are flying to NEW ZEALAND
You can follow our new adventure on our journi NZ !
2 March 2018
Time to sell our campervan before flying to new aventures ! Here are a few pictures of the inside of our home for the last 4 months
[We bought it as a normal van and transformed it into a campervan before leaving Townsville. Guillaume has built everything, from the bed to the "kitchen corner", and even set up solar panels on the roof !]
1 March 2018
Last few days in Melbourne : view over the city in Dandenong Ranges National park
27 February 2018
Coming back to Melbourne with this beautiful sunset on the road !
26 February 2018
Last days on the great ocean road : surf and sun bathing !
Star gazing on the great ocean road !
25 February 2018
Sunrise at the 12 apostles !
24 February 2018
23 February 2018
Kangaroos all around us for dinner !
Day 1 - Hiking at the Grampians National Park
22 February 2018
More of the great ocean road : Loch Ard Gorge, London Arch
21 February 2018
The 12 apostles !
The most famous spot of the Great Ocean Road
20 February 2018
1st day on the great ocean road ! One of the most beautiful coastal roads of the world
We visited Torquay, the place where the surf was born! We also saw the famous Bells Beach, where international surf competitions take place every year
16 February 2018
Last days in Tasmania:
Joseph Chromy, amazing wineyard and gastronomic restaurant 😋
Stop at Launceston and then Devil's Gullet on the way back to take the Ferry to go back to Australia
13 February 2018
Chill a couple of days at the Bay of Fires, famous for its vibrant orange rocks, sparkling blue waters and long white beaches
12 February 2018
Mussels and scallops at the Freycinet Marine Farm
11 February 2018
Hiking Mt Amos to discover this stunning view of wineglass bay !
Wineglass bay is one of the most famous beaches of Tasmania
To finish this great day, sipping wine in front of the sunset with an american couple we met at the camping
10 February 2018
1st day in Freycinet national park : we spent the afternoon relaxing in Honeymoon bay
We saw a bull ray while snorkelling !
And amazing star gazing at night
9 February 2018
Fauna of Maria Island :
A baby wombat with his mother, heaps of kangaroos
A marine reserve with fishes never seen before and big rock lobsters (it was forbidden to fish unfortunately for us!)
We spent one day on Maria Island, a wild and beautiful place
We saw "painted cliff", a natural work of art shaped by erosion
Then we continued our walk to the fossil clifs
8 February 2018
Tasman Peninsula - Cape Raoul Hike
Stunning steep cliffs of 200m high, with seals dozing in the sun at the bottom
We saw many other animals on the way: echidnas, wallabis, cacatoes...
2nd day in Tasman Peninsula
Snorkelling on a wreck in Canoe bay
7 February 2018
Camping on Tasman Peninsula, surrounded by many cute animals as usual!
Kangaroos, wallabis, possums, and heaps of birds (kookaburra on the pic)
1st day in Tasman Peninsula
The arch, the Devil's kitchen and the Tessalated rocks (natural geological formation)
6 February 2018
Sunset for our arrival on Tasman Peninsula !
For our 3rd day on Bruny Island, we came back to the same surf spot
And after a good surf session, time for a haircut for G in front of a quite nice scenery !
5 February 2018
Star gazing on the island
Can you spot the shooting star ?
2nd day at Bruny Island
Hiking all afternoon to discover more the island
2nd day at Bruny Island
First time we surf in Tasmania ! At the beautiful Cloudy Bay
Then breakfast with a view :)
4 February 2018
We spent our first day in Bruny Island discovering white-sand beaches (adventure bay), stunning lookouts (the Neck, isthmus of the island), and picking wild blackberries!
3 February 2018
We took another ferry to reach the small and beautiful Bruny Island, north of Hobart
The first night, we slept in front of the beach, in the Northern part of the island.
We spent a couple of day in Hobart, Tasmania's capital.
We enjoyed a free concert Friday night after a fish and chips on the wharf.
On Saturday we discovered the famous market of Salamanca, full of fine food and hand made products. We tried the "salmon sausage" and all the delicious berries
The second picture is the view on Hobart from Mount Wellington
2 February 2018
We visited the famous museum of Hobart, the MONA (Museum of Old and New Art) constructed just next to the river. Twisted but funny !
1 February 2018
Western mountains of Tassie : beautiful landscapes and a sulphur lake !
Hiking around lake St Clair
We stayed for the night at Ocean beach, a remote place near Strahan
Unexpected sand dunes on the road !
29 January 2018
We decided to start our journey inTasmania in the North West coast.
We had the chance to stay in Burnie, at Georgia's (our roomate of Townsville) parents', where we picked up delicious raspberries ! Their driveway with very high trees was impressive
28 January 2018
First day in Tasmania and also first hike at the Lake Dove in the famous Cradle Mountain national park
The scenery was absolutely beautiful and we were not disappointed by the start of the discovery of this big island
We also had the chance to see several wombats on the road
27 January 2018
Today we take the ferry to Tasmania (with the van) !
The ferry to go there lasts all day, from 9.30 am to 7 pm. Only crossing Melbourne's Bay takes about 2 hours
We will stay in Tassie for 3 weeks
26 January 2018
After working one month it is time to hit the road again !
After a quick stop at red hill for lunch, we are back in Melbourne for Australia's day and also for G's birthday !
The counter of our van has now reached 400 000 kms ! It means we have traveled around 8000 kms since the beginning of the trip
We finished the day at Fitzroy, a nice district of Melbourne, where we ate at The Vegie Bar
24 January 2018
Boat tour at the sailing club ! The club lend us a boat during one of our breaks
18 January 2018
Days off means we get to see the sunset !
6 January 2018
Although we work a lot (around 15h per day !!), lunch breaks' view is not too bad 😊
3 January 2018
More pictures of the sailing club where we work
1 January 2018
Happy new year... at work !!!
We were working for new year's eve and at midnight, to start 2018, we were still cleaning the kitchen 😂.. with a glass of champagne at least !
25 December 2017
Merry Christmas from Australia !
Christmas dinner at the beach !
24 December 2017
We will stay in Mornington Peninsula for a few weeks and work as kitchen hands in Sorrento Sailing Couta Boat Club. Summer holidays just start here and it is very busy, so it was pretty easy to find a job.
This is the view we have from work !
22 December 2017
Nice sunset in Sorrento !
21 December 2017
Walk to fort Nepean and encounter with an echnida !
Washing dishes with a view !
17 December 2017
Brighton beach, south of Melbourne : famous for its colorful beach boxes
16 December 2017
We spent the weekend in Melbourne.
It is a nice city to live, especially at Chistmas time!
We discovered lots of little lanes full of graphs
14 December 2017
We spent a couple of day exploring Philipp Island
On this island lives the smallest penguin in the world (around 30 cm tall). We could observe the "penguin parade" at dusk. When the sunset goes down, these little penguins come back to the island, after a day at sea, to socialize and to breed.
We can't share any pictures of the pinguins because it was forbidden to take pictures, not to disturb them.
13 December 2017
Exploring Wilsons Promontory National Park
Nice hike to finish the day with a view point for sunset !
12 December 2017
Well arrived in Victoria !
After a stop at Lake Tyers, we spent our first night in Victoria cooking pizzas in a very nice campsite just next to the river
11 December 2017
At Bendalong we met stingrays on the beach ! The big one is a bull ray, and the small ones are eagle rays. We fed them with small pieces of fish a fisherman gave us.
The stop at Bendalong was very nice, we slept in front of the beach and had a great surfing session
10 December 2017
On the road between Sydney and Woollongong, we stopped at the famous 'Figure 8 pools', surprising shapes in the rocks which form natural swimming pools !
8 December 2017
2nd day in the Blue Mountains: the 'Grand Canyon walking track!
7 December 2017
1st day hicking in the Blue Mountains ! Amazing landscapes, and especially the famous lookout on the 'Three Sisters'
After a week at Sydney, time to hit the road again !
Beautiful sunrise in the Blue Mountains
Beaches around Sydney (Manly) !
1 December 2017
Sydney Fish Market: the 2nd biggest in the World after the one of Japan !
Visit of Sealife Aquarium : we saw dugongs, sharks, rays and many different species of fish
30 November 2017
Well arrived in Sydney !
The visit of the city began with the famous Opera House and the Harbour Bridge
We are staying at Rob's place, a friend of our Townsville's roomates
29 November 2017
Back in Rio ! Copacabana beach
27 November 2017
Nice day spent walking along the coast of Newcastle
We woke up with this amazing view. Perks of living in a van and sleeping (almost) wherever we want !
26 November 2017
Nelson Bay : surf at the beautiful One Mile Beach and beer tasting in a brewery !
25 November 2017
Time for a beer and admire the sunset on Stockton beach !
Unreal landscape at Worimi dunes !
A nice Aussie couple took us on a 4WD tour to explore the 32kms of sand !
We found this beautiful lookout randomly, the hike was worth it !
23 November 2017
On the road after Port Macquarie : encounter with kangaroos and watching of paragliding
The Lakes Way
A very nice aussie couple lend us their canoe to explore the lakes !
22 November 2017
The road between Coffs Harbour and Port Macquarie.
Amazing view point at Wellington Rocks !
19 November 2017
Few days in Byron Bay, the most eastern point of Australia. One of the coolest place we've visited so far !
17 November 2017
We left Queensland and arrived in New South Wales !
16 November 2017
Gold Coast : from Surfers Paradise to Coolangatta !
13 November 2017
Well arrived in Brisbane city ! Sunset on Mont Coot-Tha with a view on the capital of Queensland
Surf session in Noosa
Sunshine coast !
And scenic lookout on the road to Brisbane
12 November 2017
Carlo Sandblow for sunset
Rainbow beach in front of Fraser Island
3 November 2017
Billabong Sanctuary before leaving Townsville
2 November 2017
Last day with all the roomates in Townsville ! Sunset on Castle Hill
2 October 2017
Nice Sunday in Mission beach!
19 September 2017
Week-end catamaran : Holbourne Island
18 September 2017
Sunset on Holbourne Island
16 September 2017
Week-end catamaran : Holbourne Island
8 September 2017
3 September 2017
Whitsundays islands : white haven beach
27 August 2017
Magnetic Island : wild koalas and camping on the beach