Hitchhiking Australia Part 5 – Tablelands, Townsville and Magnetic Island

The Tablelands is a highland region near Cairns. With no idea what to expect, I decide to explore it. The windy road up The Gillies upsets my stomach, but the scenery keeps me distracted. It’s a paradise for motorcycle drivers and many enjoy this curvy road. Yungaburra is a small town with a decent hostel … Continue reading Hitchhiking Australia Part 5 – Tablelands, Townsville and Magnetic Island

Hitchhiking Australia Part 4 – Mount Isa to Cairns and Daintree

It's quiet morning in our campsite. Peter is still asleep. The previous day we drove 800 km through Northern Territory. Camooweal is the first town we visit in Queensland. I travelled with Peter since Darwin. We had great time in Litchfield National Park and became friends. 200 km to Mount Isa we drive in silence, … Continue reading Hitchhiking Australia Part 4 – Mount Isa to Cairns and Daintree

Hitchhiking Australia Part 2 – Karijini, Broome and Windjana Gorge

Scotty and Tim were spearfishing and camping in Cape Range National Park. They take me from Exmouth to Nanutarra road house. I try to find a driver going to Karinjini National Park with no success. Scotty and Tim with spearguns Boys are working next day in Newman. I decide to travel with them to Port … Continue reading Hitchhiking Australia Part 2 – Karijini, Broome and Windjana Gorge

Hitchhiking Australia Part 1 – Kalbarri and Exmouth

My first day of hitchhiking. I look around the service station and find another hitchhiker. Matt from Czech Republic travels to Broome. We join forces and look for a ride. He is thumbing on the road, I approach drivers at services. Matt disappears from the road, I assume he found a ride. It takes 2 … Continue reading Hitchhiking Australia Part 1 – Kalbarri and Exmouth