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 3 – Bungle Bungle and Litchfield

In Australia majority of traffic starts at sunrise and dies at sunset. In remote places every single car is important. Getting up early pays off. Vince already learned about Polish hitchhiker who saw a snake. He takes me to Tunnel Creek National Park. Vince grew up on a cattle range. Only 25 people around. Doctors … Continue reading Hitchhiking Australia Part 3 – Bungle Bungle and Litchfield

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

Hitchhiking Australia Part 0 – Prologue, Perth

The route from Perth to Cairns will take me along West and North coast of Australia. Approximately 8000 Km through plains of scrub with small remote towns and roadhouses. I plan to hike in national parks along the way and see as much as I can. It won't be easy. Visiting Fraser Island, Ayers rock … Continue reading Hitchhiking Australia Part 0 – Prologue, Perth