Oceania


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Great Ocean Road

“Look at this gorgeous little bay. The water looks incredibly clear and calm.” “Yah, we should bring our swimming gear and make time for a short swim. It will be the middle of spring, so I am sure that being Australia, it will be warm enough.” This was me and Bogdan, looking at a video from Loch Ard Gorge and planning our Great Ocean Road trip. Now every time we remember that talk we burst into laugh, because the situation couldn’t have been more different than we have envisioned it. We were greeted by sharp winds from Antarctica and not […]


Australia Kangaroos

Feeding and Petting Kangaroos

What a better way to start our Australia trip, if not by meeting the beloved Australian mascot? Despite having a very long and tiring journey, as we landed in Adelaide early in the morning, we decided that sleep could still wait a few hours, so we went from the airport directly to Cleland Wildlife Park to see the kangaroos. And it looked like they were expecting us, because on our way to the park we were greeted by a kangaroo, which was jumping freely along the road. You can’t imagine how thrilled we were to see our first kangaroo! Feeding […]


Australia Sydney opera Harbor Bridge sunset

A Trip to Australia – How We Got to the Other Side of the World

What do you do when you find flight tickets to the other side of the world at half their usual price? Well, you put aside your fear of flying so far away and take them while they last. It was midnight when my phone rang. ‘I found super cheap tickets to Australia at less than 500 euros. Should I book them?’ This was Bogdan calling me from England. ‘Which airline?’ ‘Malaysia Airlines’, came the answer. ‘Oh, no. They had two crashes in the last years, so I don’t want to fly with them’, I replied. ‘Just let me sleep.’ And […]