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Nusa Lembongan: Roads from hell on Nusa Penida and amazing snorkeling with Manta Rays

By on August 10, 2017

  To say that we had been nervous about the boat-trip from Gili to Lembongan would be a huge understatement. Friends of ours, traveling 2 weeks before, had disembarked on the way (at Padang Bai) because they found it too

Gili Islands – relaxing and snorkeling all day long

By on August 9, 2017

When we were finally able to leave Ubud early in the morning on July 29th, we were transported to Padang Bai to take the Bluewater express boat to Gili Air. The weather forecast said no wind, but that turned out

Ubud adventures – Rafting, waterfalls, woodcarving and Monkey Forrest (and a round of food poisoning)

By on August 1, 2017

Arriving in Denpasar Bali the first thing we noticed was the humidity. It might not be much warmer than Australia but it sure felt like it. We were picked up in the airport by Nicktours and driven to our hotel

Final days in Australia – Fitzroy Island and Cars 3 in the cinema

By on July 30, 2017

The day after snorkeling at Great Barrier Reef we went to Fitzroy Island to relax on the beach, snorkel and explore. Naively we thought we could just show up at the pier and buy a ticket, but unfortunately the 9

Snorkeling at Great Barrier Reef

By on July 27, 2017

  After having changed the date for our pre-booked Great Barrier Reef day tour for the second time because of unpredictable weather, we finally went. It was quite windy, around 10 ms and waves of 1,5 meters, and the boys

Mareeba Rodeo – A real Aussie country experience

By on July 20, 2017

In the Tablelands we came across several posters for the Mareeba Rodeo. Going to local events has given us some of our best travel memories and this time it only took small change of plans to make it fit. Arriving

Aussie football, chocolate tour and hikes at Mission Beach

By on July 18, 2017

Checking the weather forecast for the 100th time it finally indicated abundant sunshine in the days ahead. Therefore we decided to go to Mission Beach as they have almost crocodile free beaches and Dunk Island (where you can go snorkeling)

Exploring the Atherton Tablelands

By on July 16, 2017

After Noah’s birthday, we decided it was time for some more adventurous stuff again. So we drove to the Atherton Tablelands – a huge and beautiful area in the mountains near Cairns. There are a lot of hairpin turns on

Visiting Sugarland Water Park and celebrating Noah’s birthday Aussie style

By on July 14, 2017

After our trip to Cape Tribulation we headed south for a few relaxing days at a 5 star caravan park and celebrating Noah’s 7th birthday. Close to the park was the Sugarland Waterpark. Not particularly big but with enough slides

Rainy days, great views and sighting the endangered Cassowary at Cairns, Port Douglas and Cape Tribulation

By on July 11, 2017

Arriving in Cairns It was a clear blue sky most of the way flying from Darwin to Cairns. Well at least until the last 15 minutes when suddenly a thick layer of clouds appeared and we could no longer see