Hitching to Perth – Day 26-28 Perth / Finale

A single ride from Bunbury. I was lucky again. My driver took me straight to Fremantle, part of the Perth metropolitan area. It was early morning. I decided to sightsee the harbor, Kings Park and Botanic Garden before meeting Murray, my couchsurfing host in Perth. I spent a couple of hours exploring the harbor and … Continue reading Hitching to Perth – Day 26-28 Perth / Finale

Hitching to Perth Part 7 – Bluff Knoll and Valley of the Giants

My couchsurfing host in Albany is more than cool. Rachel is greatly involved in permaculture. The household system she created and her backyard farm are impressive. I can't get enough of a pet kangaroo hopping around. In the morning Anh picked me up and we drove to Bluff Knoll. Second highest peak in Western Australia … Continue reading Hitching to Perth Part 7 – Bluff Knoll and Valley of the Giants

Hitching to Perth Part 6 – Nullarbor plains and Cape Le Grand

A new challenge ahead. The Nullarbor plain/desert has an unique set of attractions like the longest straight road in the world, 150 km with no single bend. Several towns and roadhouses are separated by hundreds of kilometres of salt bush and scrub. Erin offers me breakfast and I don't refuse. I help her fed one … Continue reading Hitching to Perth Part 6 – Nullarbor plains and Cape Le Grand

Hitching to Perth Part 5 – Extra 3000 km detour to Ayers Rock / Uluru

It is a tough morning. Shortly after the sunrise I leave the sheep shed where I spent the night and start to hitchhike in a middle of nowhere. I'm waiting an hour before a car stops. Slowly I make my way back to Quorn. Shopping and a quick shower. Minette drops me at the exit … Continue reading Hitching to Perth Part 5 – Extra 3000 km detour to Ayers Rock / Uluru