Merry Christmas everyone! We've just got back to Sydney after spending Christmas in the beautiful Blue Mountains. We were lucky to get great views on Christmas Eve as some real weather rolled in by lunchtime on Christmas Day and while the mist was impressive, we both now have trenchfoot and water on the lungs. Our battered tent finally gave in and we had to vacate it in the early hours of this morning and squat in the camp kitchen as it had flooded. Gareth took ...
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Hi everyone! Landed in Sydney to shocking heat - 27 degrees when we arrived, and 32 today! Yesterday we visited the Botanical Gardens and saw lots of grey headed fruit bats, hanging upsidedown in the trees, fanning themselves in the heat! We stopped for lunch, where Australian Ibises jumped up on tables, smashed plates and stole people's frappucinos. We also saw some Cockatoos which are scarily large and a bit edgy... We walked along the coastline from Bondi t...