Oz Jan 2007

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1. Posted by booboo (Budding Member 14 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

In need of a friend or 2!!!!!!!!!!!!

Im off to Oz on my lonesome in Jan 2007 for a year. I am thinking of going with Ozintro to Sydney for the first week then I shall be flying solo. Wanna stay in Sydney for a bit, do barrier reef, gold coast, Uluru etc. I wanna do and see everything that I possibly can. Dont really wanna be on my own though would lurve a travel buddy or 10!!!

So if your on your tod and cacking it a bit like I am then please get in touch. The more the merrier. :)

Laura x x x x

2. Posted by decklin (Budding Member 11 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

Hi Laura
I'm in the same boat as you are. Im going to be flying into sydney at the beginning of Feb next year. Im planning on doing the same sort of stuff as you except i havent heard much about Uluru?
Anyway, I would also love friends so keep in touch if you like :)

3. Posted by jemz (Budding Member 5 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

I'm booked onto oz intro on the 4th dec and will traverling round oz till the end of April so let me know if u wana meet up somewhere along the way, im going on my own as well so....

4. Posted by belfast79 (Budding Member 10 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

Hi Laura

I am flying into Sydney at start of Feb, also staying at wake up. Plan to stay in sydney for a bit then travel East Coast. Im going on my own too & would like to meet people that I could possibly travel with or even chat too about plans etc.

Drop me a line if you are interested

Alan :)

5. Posted by SAMG (Budding Member 5 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

Hey Guys you will be fine stick to backpacker joints and there will be an endless supply of people heading in your direction. Bondi and Cooggee are full of Backpacker people in sydney . Just hit the beach you are bound to find some like minded people.

Dont be afraid to get off the tourist trail and investigate work if you are in need of it, on cattle or sheep properties. They are always looking for workers and more often then not will pay you cash and give you somewhere to stay. Pick up a copy of the Land Newspaper i NSW and the Country Life in QLD.

Alice Springs is great be warned it is a long way from Alice to Uluru, like 450 kms so you need to plan that one. If you aent careful it becomes a tourist trap. Other backpackers are the best source of info. Head to Bojangles in Alice for a eally good fun night. Just watch the Aborigines in town they can be a bit of a problem especially at night .

You will have a ball Australians respond to people who have ago and have a sense of humour. Poms especially will be picked on but dont take it to heart . Have a good time and dont be a stranger