Ever since I've started visiting different countries, travelled around the world or simply just wanted somewhere to stay closer to the city centre, I have chosen to stay in hostels over other forms of accommodation. Why? Hostels are cheap, firstly. And secondly, you get to meet people, make friends, share your stories and generally exchange … Continue reading Hostels, Yay or Nay?
When you come to Australia on a working holiday visa (Subclass 417), it is expected that you do 88 days of regional work, farm work or fruit picking, in order to get signed off for a second year to continue working and travelling in Australia.
First of all (I know I shouldn't bitch about it really) we were lied to about this mill being able to sign off my second year visa, so I wasted 88 days of my short time in this country being treated like an idiot doing boring manual labour in the middle of nowhere, for no … Continue reading Put Dingo Saw Mill on Your Blacklist and Drive Away.
Something I have learned over the last year, that has finally been drilled into my head, is that the world owes you absolutely nothing.
However difficult and monotonous work might be, I am so grateful for friendly strangers and small pleasures. Staying positive, it's looking like we'll be here for a while.
Sometimes you just need to take a day to be alone and cry a little bit on an Australian forest walk. Today i've decided to speak to the trees: a poem by Savannah Brown