week 1-stayed in YHAs, got situated in sydney. nice city. lots of sleep and sickness while my body got adjusted
week 2-blue Mts. terrible weather. the party begins!
weeks 3 & 4-stayed at the palms in Kings Cross. had a blast. it was basically a frat house. I had to pry myself away.
week 4 & 5- melbourne/great ocean road tour me and 15 european girls- I'm in heaven!
week 5 & 6- Adelaide Sucks! Hitch a ride back to melbourne! Great ocean road is still cool.
- Bus up to Coffs Harbour. Didn't get to dive, but it was still a blast, tons of cool people
week 7- Byron Bay, a weeks of partying and surfing- best beach!
- Surfers Paradise- a poor man's miami, met cool people- went to a few clubs. had a blast!
week 8- brisbane, gympie, glastonbury- farm work, craziness! steve irwin and M. Bison's stuntman trained me to saddle up a horse, start controlled fires, ride a motorbike and de-horn & castrate bulls. BLARrrrRRLgGLgGhhhGL!
week 11- eel farm in valdora- lots of hole digging- then flooding causes me to skip Fraser island and move to...
week 12- ...Airlie Beach- best week so far- Nonstop Partying and whitsundays with 7 french canadians. Whitehaven beach really is THAT nice!
week 13- Back south to Meandarra- start work on a cattle farm, branding, tagging, dehorning and castrating. should be messy
All in all I've actually only seen about two weeks of sunshine, but damn it's been a good time! It's all about the people you meet, experiencing new things and cultures, and having an open mind. If you're thinking about doing it, it's definitely a good time. Just get out and do it already!