So I’m on my way home soon, well back to Taupo 😒
I had an excellent time, stayed mostly in a quiet area of Australia called Lobethal, located east of Adelaide itself - it was a great time. We took a road trip north to Port Pirie - where we stayed for a couple nights, where I did some sight seeing, doing not much online research beforehand; We did discover a hidden gem of the port - the Port Pirie Military Museum. This place is a functional RSA, which is great, but it has a real life Bell UH-1 Iroquois (nicknamed “Huey”).
I managed to collect a fair bit of video, I managed to record a fair bit of footage traveling through small towns in SA. So I plan to get that edited and uploaded when I can.
I spent time in Adelaide City, shopping, sight seeing, taking trams and getting myself around and somewhat lost - it was fun. I enjoyed it.
On the last day in Australia, I decided to spend the time with a good friend of mine Tim, who I’ve wanted to visit for years!! After a long overnight bus right from Adelaide to Melbourne, we spent the entire day together, I got to meet his partner, who is awesome❤️. We spent the day being tourists visiting the Old Melbourne Gaol, The Melbourne Skydeck, while we had lunch at the Sandbar Beach Cafe (btw totally loved the Beer Battered Barramundi fish & chips! 😍, thats a definite must have!) Finishing off our day with a beer at the bar under the Evan Walker Bridge and dinner at an Italian resturant just walking distance from his place before I got ready to fly out back to Auckland.
So here I am, now in Hamilton - getting ready in a day to pick up my father, drive back to Taupo and face real life again 😭 Back into emergency accomodation, searching for a new place to live 😒