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Day 8-13 Rock 2 Water Safari

Day 8 -13 Rock 2 Water Safari 13 th November till 18 th November (6 days, 5 nights). This day was also a early wake up, but not so as yesterday. We were picked-up at 06:30 hour in front off our hotel. It was a small bus for 21 passengers and a driver (tour-guide). As all passengers where picked up, we where get last shopping before we leave Alice Spring. The first part off the trip was the drive to Erldunda to make a turn [ ... ]

Day-7 Hot Air Ballooning and Alice Springs Atractions

Day-7 Hot Air Ballooning 12 th. November. An early stand-up today, we have got a balloon flight today. We will picked-up at 03:45 by the balloon guys. The have taken us to the airfield were they to a wind speed and direction test wit a small balloon with a red light in it. This is needed to find the right place place for the take off. We drive to the take off place, somewhere in the dessert, where the do a last [ ... ]

Day-6 To Allice-Springs.

Monday, 11th of November. Today a early wake up, we have to go the Melbourne airport for the flight to Alice Springs. It was getting up at 05:30 to get the shuttle transfer bus at 06:30. That one was a little late. But we when’t on time at the airport.   On the airport we can go directly to the baggage drop of point, there we printed our luggage tags and put them on the band. As we have our boarding pass yesterday [ ... ]

Day-5 Melbourne

Day-5 Melboure Sunday 10th of november. Our last day in Melbourne. Tomorrow early in the morning we going to Alice Spings. It’s a day to do all confirm our next topics for next day’s. This mean, Taxi to airport, printing boarding pas for flight to Alice spring, Taxi to hotel. The first calls do get wrong, number not in use. Luky for us we have Internet on Computer/Tablet. Single connection pass through my sons laptop (hotspot). Finding another telefoon number whats worked. For the trips on Theusday [ ... ]

Day-4 Melbourne

Day-4 Melbourne. Saturday 9th of November. This is our second day in Melbourne. After the breakfast we take the City Circle Train again to go to opposite place as we are now. We go to the Parliament Gardens and St. Paticks Cathedral. After visiting them we walk back to center of Melbourne trough China Town. They said in the city circle train that this is the largest communities outside china of Chinese people. From china town we walked to Bourke street. There are some ferry big [ ... ]

Day-3 Melbourne

Day-3 Melbourne. Friday 8th of November 2013, today is the first hole day in Melbourne. This morning we standing up on time to get breakfast and to get in the new time rhythm. After that we pickup our bags and going to walk into the center of Melbourne. We have to buy some goods as a prepaid SIM card for one of our phones. Also we need protection for our heads, for example, hats. And where can you those better find as at Queen Victoria Market. This is an [ ... ]

Day-2 Nextstep Flight to Melbourne

DAY-2 As we did have a flight in 2 parts, Hongkong the place where we have to land and switch over to another plane. There was a waiting time of about 4-1/2 hour for the next flight. So some walking and hanging at Hongkong Airport. The flight to Melbourne is going normal as it was written in the books and we did landed on time in Australia, Melbourne. As expect we have to wait for the border security people to get a pass that let [ ... ]

Day-1 Flight to HongKong

The first day of our Australia Holiday, 6th of November. This was the day that we had to board our flight to Hongkong/Melbourne. But first step was to get form a Hotel nearby Amsterdam to get to Schiphol (main airport of the Netherlands). This was a easy port while the Hotel lay on a route for Shuttle busses of the airport. Last weeks in the Netherlands where a lot of problems with traffic and public transportation (Train). This was the easy us way the be [ ... ]

Next step after 2

HI. Some new words to our blog. The start of our trip will be in the next month. As the last payments are done to the travel agency, we are now waiting for the flight tickets and al other vouchers (hotel, trips, camper, etc.). We are doing our last thinks to buy, before we can go packing our bags. For that we have prepared packing list for each person. As we have different needs that list is not the same. After we had everything collected we [ ... ]

Next step after

After we did decide to go future with one travel agent. This means that they have to workout the whole trip as we have given them the guidelines for that. You have seen that as I wrote before block-1 till 5 (with some small update in). After we fully agreed the worked out trip on paper, we give the travel agent the final go to book the whole trip. As a part of trip we had made an enquiry for an cancelation assurance if [ ... ]