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1. Posted by Lauren33 (Budding Member 3 posts) 11y

Hello everyone!
i am planning to travel round oz for a year with a work visa. im flying to cairns then working my way down the west coast. i was supposed to be going with my gf but she has decided she cant afford to go now....its something i really want to do so i have decided to go alone. im really scared and anxoius if im doing the right thing but i think i have to go!!!!
Im 22 from UK
would be great to talk to some other people who have done this or are planning to go around the same time!
my msn is -snip- if any one wants to add me to chat!!!
Lauren xxxxx

[ Edit: Sorry, no email addresses please... ]

2. Posted by Selena (Budding Member 12 posts) 11y

Hiya!

Where about in Manchester are you from ? I live in Chadderton which is about 10mins from where I work (Oldham College, hence auto signature!) and 15mins from Mcr City Centre!

I’m planning on leaving for Oz on 14/05/05. My contract ends on 6th May so it’s an ideal time to leave. I have met quite a few people on sites like this now and one of the girls called Marie is from Warrington. We met up a few weeks ago! Marie and I are planning on going to Mcr on Thurs 18th Nov (can’t remember the name of the bar) as STA Travel are holding a talk there about Australia and travel! We thought it would be a good idea to go along and get more ideas.

We have also planned to meet up in London with the rest of the people I have been chatting to over the past couple of months on 4th Dec (exact time and location to be confirmed) to chat about ideas plans etc. Hopefully if any of us want to do the same thing or are in a position to book on that day then we can do that as well!

I have no definite plans as such all I know is that I will probably stop over in Thailand for a few days before flying onto Sydney, stay there for a while and then work my way along the coast. Although really I need to look where best it will be to start off as it will be “winter” (if you can call it that in Oz) when I arrive!

If you fancy doing any of the above, Mcr or London thing or just fancy chatting about Oz or anything else for that matter then drop me a line! It’s a shame you friend has dropped out! I’m so glad I’ve met a few people over the internet who seem genuine as I don’t think I could do it alone!

Well that’s enough from me…hope I haven’t bored you too much!!haha

Have a fab weekend if you’re up to anything! Email: [email protected]

X ;o)

3. Posted by hoots (Budding Member 4 posts) 11y

Hi Guys

Just to say please dont worry. I am in Sydney and have been here since 10 sept and yes i am alone!!!. I too was scared but you will meet people if you make the effort you just have to speak to people, i have made a few friends so far and i am meeting a girl who i found on this site she arrives on 19 nov and we are going travelling together. Hope all your plans go well. I too am from Manchester (Rochdale area). I cant wait to meet someone Northern to share a few laughs with!!!!.

Hope your plans work out.

Laura
x

4. Posted by Lauren33 (Budding Member 3 posts) 11y

Quoting Lauren33

Hello everyone!
i am planning to travel round oz for a year with a work visa. im flying to cairns then working my way down the east coast. i was supposed to be going with my gf but she has decided she cant afford to go now....its something i really want to do so i have decided to go alone. im really scared and anxious if im doing the right thing but i think i have to go!!!!
Im 22 from UK
would be great to talk to some other people who have done this or are planning to go around the same time!
my msn is cherriepolkadot at hotmail dot com if any one wants to add me to chat!!!
Lauren xxxxx

hey ive actually booked my ticket now for the first march! yey! looks like my gf might be coming after all too!!
im starting in carins the doing the oz experience down the coast all the way to adelaide! xx