Category Archives: Travel

Living in a Van

Van Living Challenges Living in a Van has challenges.  One is the size of the bed!!  In the Toyota Coaster, there are two small beds on either side of the rear of the van.  I’m really too tall for them.  … Continue reading

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Caravanning

My experience “caravanning” is very limited.  In fact, when I set off on August 8th, ’17, I had only spent nights in cabins in caravan parks. Caravanning My first night was at Dalby.  I drove Murtle into the park, where … Continue reading

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Back to the Real World

It is weird returning to “the real world” – though I don’t quite know what that is.  I am back in Brisbane, still living in Murtle, at the home of my daughter and her family, and trying to make plans … Continue reading

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Murtle and I Have Returned

Murtle and I Return to Brisbane Yesterday Murtle and I arrived back in Brisbane.  We have returned after nearly 6 weeks on the road in Murtle, the very ancient (1983) Toyota Coaster.  I have yet to calculate the distance she … Continue reading

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Have Arrived at Uluru

But no photos of Uluru at the moment.  I have had limited Internet Access – it’s slow and painful, so I’ve decided to just do as I can when I can.  I am due to go out and possibly ride … Continue reading

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Tambo and Tambo Teddies

To Tambo On Day three I travelled from Bungeworgorai  to Tambo, arriving in the afternoon.  Tambo is an interesting little town, neat and tidy, with a range of historic buildings and a Teddy shop.  I went into the Info Centre, which … Continue reading

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Day Two

BUNGE? Roma was to be my next stop but I went beyond and found a Free Camp at Bungeworgorai Creek.  There were other campers there – about 8 I think, and I felt safe.  Met some great folk, including a … Continue reading

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Chaos – Oh, please stop.

Chaos Oh, it has been a lot of Chaos.  If only my plans all worked out as I had imagined.  Still, it has been exciting. I have had trouble with phones and internet access.  Optus and Telstra. Long conversations from … Continue reading

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Day One of the Adventure

It’s now over a week since I set off on my epic journey in Murtle the Turtle, the Toyota Coaster that is now my home.  I had a meeting to attend on Tuesday morning (8th August), returned home by midday, … Continue reading

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A Few More Preparations Done

My Barina was overdue for a service so I made a trip to Brisbane to get it done, which allowed me some time to continue with the preparations on the Coaster. The Van Today The new duvet has a cover … Continue reading

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