Category: RTW

We Will Remember Them.

So Today I was up at a reasonable time and headed to the National War Museum. I headed to it up Anzac Parade which is probably similar to ‘The Mall’ in London. Down each side of this wide road were memorials to honour the fallen in the many different wars that Australia has been involved

Fire! Evacuate the building and visit Canberra

So Thursday was up early, hadn’t planned on it but someone had hit the fire alarm and so we all were evacuated. Blurrrr look at watch 7:30 right clothes on open locked and grab my small bag as it had all the important stuff in it, passport, wallet, flight info, phone, laptop, and camera. So

So bye Cairns Hello Canberra

Tuesday Today was wash day I set about washing most of my clothes. I had to wait quite a while for the staff to finish doing all their washing. So I set about blogging while I waited for this to happen. After all washing was sorted I go the 15:30 bus into town and sorted

Bus, Planes and Treeeeeeeeeeees!

So Monday I got up early and had a Lovely early morning Skype in one of the hammocks 😀 . After this I got all my gear and got the shuttle to town for 10:30 and then found the 131 bus to the Botanic gardens which left just after 11:00. The return was $5.20 for

Tropic Days & Aussie BBQ

So Sunday was a chill out day for me. I was tired  from the diving on Saturday and a little sunburnt on the backs of my legs. I decided to have a day chilling out in the hostel. Tropic Days, Cairns is located slightly out of the centre of Cairns. Takes around 20 mins to walk from

Great Barrier Reef

Well the day had arrived, the main reason for me being in Cairns, in fact the only reason for me being in cairns. I was up at 6am as had to be at the boat for 7am zzzzzz. Well I was up had packed the night before and went to get breakfast which I had

Cairns and Cheap Melons!

So first day in which I’m really properly in Cairns and so I decided I would get the 10.30am bus into town but before that I had the joy of a drunked skype conversation and this time it was not me that was on the juice, well I bloody hope not at 9am! So after

Trip Down Under

So Changi Airport, Singapore I had time to get s Starbucks coffee with my $12 tax refund which was nice! I then had time to sit at the gate and watch everyone queue while sat of the free wifi and when the queue had gone just walk straight through security. On to the Plane and although I

Jungle Singapore Style

Well that’s it folks yesterday [Wednesday] was my last day in Singapore. I had a nice lie and made sure I had most of my kit packed. I then headed of for Kent Ridge Park which is close to PGP. I walked down the road and then found the steep hill up to the top of the

Back in the Sweat box

So back in Singapore yesterday and I was up around 09:00 as wanted to get out to the Botanic gardens. Its about 5 MRT stops away so not to far. Its a lovely place and probably one of the nice place to go in Singapore. There are pathways all the way through and signs everywhere making it

Tioman Diving, Fun and so little time!

So have been busy last few days Diving and Travelling. Saturday Was awake at 08:30 ish and crashed out till 09:00 before getting up and having breakfast. We had 3 dives to do on Saturday. First dive was out in the local bay area in front of the dive centre. This was to practise some techniques and also had

Dive Dive Dive!

SO! today nackered is the only word to describe it. Up at 6.30 Orios for breakfast and then walking to the port to get the ferry to Tioman. Tioman Island (Malay language: Pulau Tioman) is a small island located 32 km off the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia in the state of Pahang, and is some 39 km long and 12 km

Sleep? What’s that?

So rubbish nights sleep but it’s not to bad the other night. Got up yesterday around 9am and headed of to little India via MRT and to a place called Sim lim square where you can get electronics. Wandered around and asked in all the stalls for the cost of the fujifilm xp 50. Eventually

It never rains but it Singa-Pores

Firstly to catch up from last night at the airport. You have to fill out a landing card so I duly did so, apart from the part that says location during stay, uhhhh ‘Chris’s Pad’ don’t think counts. So when the immigration offer said ‘where are you staying’ I don’t think she was impressed with the fact i didn’t know where

Leaving on a jet plane to … ummm

Cause I’m leavin’ on a jet plane Don’t know when I’ll be back again Oh baby, I hate to go… Well that’s enough John Denver! So what an awesome start, not! Sorry sir we haven’t a seat for you on the flight you have paid for, shit! But sir if you take this flight via Dubai we will get