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We are on our way!

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#1 tothebeach

Posted 16 December 2012 - 03:46 PM

After 12 months of planning, and 3 months of intensive effort to get our house in order and rented, we are on our way. The camper trailer is packed, the kids have been taken out of school, the house is rented and we are off! From Sydney through the Snowys to Melbourne to start and then across to SA and WA.

As a family, we can't wait to have the time to spend together without the stress of working, rushing and general distraction. We are so excited and priviledged to be able to do this.

Just finalising the blog so that all our friends can follow our adventures.

#2 i-candi

Posted 16 December 2012 - 04:57 PM

Have fun !!!!!!

Oh how I wish.....

#3 snortle

Posted 16 December 2012 - 05:11 PM


Edited by snortle, 20 May 2014 - 09:46 PM.

#4 tothebeach

Posted 16 December 2012 - 07:38 PM

snortle, we are working with a temporary blog at the moment, while I wait for the permanent site to be properly hosted.  I'll pm you the details once the website is properly up and running.

#5 Therese

Posted 16 December 2012 - 07:57 PM

Have an amazing time original.gif

#6 *Lib*

Posted 16 December 2012 - 08:00 PM

Sounds like heaven!! Safe travels!

#7 cj82

Posted 16 December 2012 - 08:02 PM

You will have the best time of your life.

Are you on FB? There is a great page for families travelling Australia.

We did 8 months this year up the east coast, in feb we leave to do the west coast, top end and back down the middle to Adelaide.

Have fun!!

#8 -Belinda-

Posted 16 December 2012 - 08:08 PM

Sounds fantastic, have fun. But a silly question, what happens with school for the 7 yo?

#9 tothebeach

Posted 17 December 2012 - 08:41 AM

Belinda - we will be homeschooling the 7 year old.  Using mostly unschooling but with specific structure around Literacy and Maths.   It's a bit of a saga as NSW is not flexible about these things!

#10 snortle

Posted 19 December 2012 - 12:50 PM

QUOTE (tothebeach @ 16/12/2012, 08:38 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
snortle, we are working with a temporary blog at the moment, while I wait for the permanent site to be properly hosted.  I'll pm you the details once the website is properly up and running.

Yes Please! I am excited for you biggrin.gif

#11 mymerrymen

Posted 10 January 2013 - 08:13 PM

We left our house in a fifth wheeler two months ago , it's fantastic !

#12 Tealdash

Posted 10 January 2013 - 08:22 PM

OOOh  this is on my bucket list too!

When DH was about 5 his family travelled around oz in a caravan, took them forever ..but he loved it! Hopefully one day we will do the same trek!!! biggrin.gif

I hope you have a safe, fun and memorable time!! (watch the fuel prices when you get the top end of WA...lol....it gets exxy!!!! )

All the best!


#13 MummaT

Posted 10 January 2013 - 08:25 PM

QUOTE (cj82 @ 16/12/2012, 08:02 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
You will have the best time of your life.

Are you on FB? There is a great page for families travelling Australia.

We did 8 months this year up the east coast, in feb we leave to do the west coast, top end and back down the middle to Adelaide.

Have fun!!

Hi cj82, do you know what the name of this Facebook page is? My husband and I are looking to travel for 12 months with our ds 3 years and dd 1 year. We are planning to leave in May and I'd love to check out this page.

#14 mymerrymen

Posted 10 January 2013 - 08:33 PM

There is a , traveling Australia with kids and families on the road - traveling Australia . Also big rigs Australia , for people in buses and big vans/fifth wheelers , all on fb.

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