I recently decided to write it not in one piece, I hope I can prepare some parts for the next days and you get frequently news from me.
Before I start to write about past 8 days I have to say that I am lucky not looking into furture and enjoy what I have now. So I didn’t imagine how nice it is to be lazy in the morning, sitting with a cup of coffee, going to toilett 3 times without any hurry. Oh I love Alice.
We started in Adelaide the February 4th. Phil and Hugh, the nice couple where I staid in Adelaide “promised” me that just the first day sounds interesting and I will be on the bus with loud, noisy, young British folks. But we were a funny mixture. Family Frühling you were with me all the time (for all others: colleagues of mine) we had 3 dutch people on board(couple and a woman), a brave japanese couple, 3 swiss (1 couple and 1 girl), 1 german girl and we were 4 Austrians (me, a couple and a friend of them) The ages: 67,62, 54, 54, 47, 35, 34, 30, 30, 26, 23, 23, 19.
That’s how welooked like after 8 days together:
Our guide was Tom. He is 25–30 years. A very nice and kind respectful person who cares for people and country. People like he will make Australia a better country. He decided to become guide to get to know the country better which is a nice way to experience my home.
As we were a lot of old people: that’s the way we could remember finally our names:
On Sunday we stopped in Melbourne listening to Milk.
and it was nice that I was remembered on a friend: They played at Hotel Union. At the very first days many memories came to surface. That was quite interesting cause I didn’t expect it in no way.
Vor 2 Stunden bin ich in Alice angekommen.
Nur kurz, weil ich jetzt gleich noch Abschied feiern geh.
Ich hab mir freiwillig eine Tour ausgewählt, wo man täglich um 5.00 (es war auch 4.15, aber auch 6.00) morgens aufsteht, um Sonnenaufgänge oder Wanderungen zu machen.
Heute war der erste beneidenswerte Tag, ca 27 grad. es kann auch heisser gewesen sein, auf jeden fall fühlte es sich kühl an.
Aber ich dachte nicht, dass ich 50 grad überlebe.
Ebenso hab ich 2x draussen geschlafen, letzte Nacht war der Mond zu hell, da bin ich in ein Luxuszelt gewandert.
Morgen geht es nach Darwin und wenn ich gut aufgelegt bin, gibt es noch Ausführlicheres zu den letzten Tagen.
hallo ihr alle,
now it’s my 4th day out, 2 nights sleeping outdoors with the milkyway above me and one night like in school times with a bunch of people in the room. It is terribly hot but I still live. Today we arrived in Coober Pedy and we have now 50 degrees. But in side the mines we had 24 and we are looking forward to the night indoors with 24 degrees and no animals. Although it is fantastic that I survived till now. I saw Emus, skipies (kangurus), reptiles (alive!!!), drometar, sheeps and cows of course, goats, dogs and cats, I put a big, big spider away, swam in 2 million old water which was sparkeling and more alive than any other water I saw in my life. And I don’t understand that I can be so happy when it’s so awful hot.
Next days I will be on the road again on Wednesday I will arrive in Alice. But now I go for a swim. More next time!!!
It’s really damned hot here in Castlemaine. But the heat makes me forget that I might have a jet lag. In the morning we went to Castlemaine, visit a little market and had a nice cup of coffee. (photo: mainstreet with townhall)
Later we went to Elmore yesterday at this nice summerfest but before Penny gave me the chance to take one step to New South Wales. Here you see the photo when we crossed Murray River .
So finally I will be able to say I was in almost all states except Australian Capital Territory and Queensland. You will see 🙂
I stay now for some days in Campbells Creek a very important town in Victoria and I am lucky to go to Elmore another very important city in Victoria and it is you who have no good educational background if you don’t know them. And I will hear the famous worldwide known mighty bUZZniks and here you can listen to them on myspace and another bunch of other world-famous groups will play there. (It was so damned hot that everything was brought to the swimming pool that the audience could listen from the water … this is a very progressive and really nice way to support the audience, isn’t it?)