Sydney Travel Blog

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Finally, after counting down for months, days and hours, I arrived  in Sydney.

Last week I was at home and took time to pack. What do I wanna bring?? Toooooo much. For example I packed seven (!!!) pairs of shoes... Since I'm going to work as an adventure sport instructor I need my climbing shoes, hiking boots, water shoes, bike shoes, running shoes, easy shoes and flipflops... So half of my back was filled with shoes... The rest are clothes for winter and summer time, outdoor sports gear and some other stuff...
All together, backpack, day pack and laptopbag, I probably carry 40kg... I'm not so good at light packing I guess...

After three flights (Amsterdam-London 1h15, London-Singapore 12h30 and Singapore Sydney 6h45) and some waiting here and there it took me 32 hours to arrive at Base X Hostel in Sydney. Local time 9pm. I feel like a truck run me over, so I go early to bed. I share an eight bedroom dorm with German guys. Hope they will be a little quiet tonight...
Tomorrow I start exploring Sydney, getting a banc account, local phone number and stuff like that.

Time to start this adventure!!

Aquedita says:
I believe my backpack would be stuffed with tons of books, some clothes, some cosmetics and hundreds of CDs :D
Posted on: Nov 27, 2009
Globevoyager says:
Thank you all! :-)
Posted on: Sep 16, 2009
pms70 says:
Just a little bit of Aussie lingo for you: flip flops are called thongs over there! I know, it means something else entirely in other parts of the world... Hope you have a great adventure Maike and you come back loving Australia as much as I do!
Posted on: Sep 16, 2009
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