The Big Trip

Matt and Catherine are running away for a year. Here's where you follow their tales of adventure!

  • 342 days (05 Sep 2003 - 12 Aug 2004)
  • 82818 km (51461 miles)
  • 13 countries
  • 277 entries (65674 words)
  • 2018 photos
  • 4 ratings (24768 votes)
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Day Journal date: Country Place Title Distance Media Rating
1 Sep 05, 2003 13:50 Canada Toronto » Getting ready to go 0 km [*] (2) 1.9 (10 votes)
2 Sep 06, 2003 20:44 Netherlands Amsterdam » Adventure in Amsterdam 5992 km [*] (17) 3.7 (313 votes)
4 Sep 08, 2003 21:45 Netherlands The Hague » The Hague 6044 km [*] (6) 4 (69 votes)
4 Sep 09, 2003 08:10 Netherlands Rotterdam » Rotten Rotterdam. 6066 km 1 (1 votes)
4 Sep 09, 2003 11:21 Netherlands Kinderdijk » We love you, Kinderdijk! 6076 km [*] (3) 4 (161 votes)
5 Sep 10, 2003 09:27 Belgium Antwerp » Beer with Kiwis and Krauts 6151 km 4 (4248 votes)
6 Sep 11, 2003 09:51 Belgium Antwerp » Antwerp: say it soft and it's almost like praying 6151 km [*] (4) 4 (4248 votes)
6 Sep 11, 2003 10:50 Belgium Brussels » Two hours in Brussels and a peeing boy. 6195 km [*] (4) 4 (4248 votes)
7 Sep 11, 2003 20:48 Belgium Brugge » Brugge -- so entrancing we couldn't leave. 6283 km [*] (9) 3.3 (7 votes)
8 Sep 13, 2003 10:20 Belgium Ypres » Ypres 6331 km [*] (5) 3.2 (6 votes)
10 Sep 14, 2003 20:27 France Lille » We ate dinner in Lille. 6359 km 4 (5 votes)
10 Sep 15, 2003 10:28 France Vimy » Doug from Edmonton abandons us at Vimy Ridge. 6393 km [*] (3) 4.1 (17 votes)
11 Sep 15, 2003 20:32 France Arras » Slowing down a bit in Arras 6403 km [*] (5) 4.5 (2 votes)
13 Sep 17, 2003 20:36 France Calais » I see London, I see France... 6503 km [*] (2) 4 (4248 votes)
13 Sep 18, 2003 10:39 France Boulogne » Smells like fish, or poo, depending whom you ask. 6533 km [*] (1) 1 (1 votes)
15 Sep 19, 2003 20:42 France Dieppe » Always remember to verify your train number. 6629 km 4 (4248 votes)
16 Sep 20, 2003 20:43 France Caen » Well, we finally made it to Caen. 6762 km [*] (1) 4 (4248 votes)
17 Sep 21, 2003 20:47 France Bayeux » More rides from random strangers. 6789 km [*] (2) 4 (4248 votes)
19 Sep 23, 2003 20:49 France Paris » Nice city, but the people sure are surly. 7014 km [*] (11) 4.8 (21 votes)
22 Sep 26, 2003 22:10 United Kingdom London » David Blaine is in a box. 7355 km [*] (18) 4 (4248 votes)
24 Sep 29, 2003 13:10 Germany Munich » Oktoberfest and more 8273 km [*] (14) 1 (3 votes)
26 Oct 01, 2003 08:13 Germany Dachau » Dachau, the town. Matt buys German socks. 8290 km [*] (3) 3 (1 votes)
26 Oct 01, 2003 11:14 Germany Dachau » Dachau, the concentration camp. Our mood changes. 8290 km [*] (10) 3.6 (21 votes)
29 Oct 03, 2003 16:39 Germany Fussen » Three heads are better than nine. 8361 km [*] (7) 2 (6 votes)
30 Oct 04, 2003 16:41 Austria Grundlsee » Drawers! And closets! And German cartoons! 8488 km [*] (26) 3.9 (25 votes)
31 Oct 05, 2003 19:11 Austria Bad Aussee » Eclaires the size of your HEED, I tells ya! 8492 km [*] (2) 3 (3 votes)
32 Oct 06, 2003 15:54 Austria Altaussee » Apparently, salt does not in fact grow on trees. 8495 km [*] (9) 4 (4248 votes)
33 Oct 07, 2003 15:49 Austria Obertraun » No, no, ice caves. 8506 km 3.7 (2 votes)
34 Oct 08, 2003 19:23 Austria Grundlsee » Three lakes in as many hours 8519 km [*] (17) 4.5 (13 votes)
36 Oct 10, 2003 18:41 Austria Hallstatt » Wherever we go, no matter how charming... 8534 km [*] (22) 4 (4248 votes)
36 Oct 11, 2003 07:42 Austria Obertraun » Yes, yes, ice caves! 8536 km [*] (10) 4 (4248 votes)
37 Oct 11, 2003 15:52 Austria Salzburg » NO MORE SOUND OF MUSIC! 8592 km [*] (66) 3.7 (15 votes)
41 Oct 15, 2003 14:23 Austria Werfen » The trouble with fortresses... 8630 km [*] (20) 4 (4248 votes)
42 Oct 16, 2003 15:50 Austria Linz » Ars Electronica, the greatest anything ever. 8755 km [*] (13) 4 (4248 votes)
44 Oct 18, 2003 20:40 Austria Vienna » Puppets and kultur and lots of Canayjuns! 8909 km [*] (38) 3.2 (11 votes)
47 Oct 22, 2003 08:31 Austria Vienna » And they didn't even have the decency to be jerks. 8909 km 4 (4248 votes)
48 Oct 22, 2003 19:57 Austria Graz » Graz 9052 km [*] (9) 4 (4248 votes)
49 Oct 23, 2003 20:21 Austria Vienna » And we're back. But not for long. 9195 km [*] (1) 4 (4248 votes)
50 Oct 25, 2003 12:24 Germany Frankfurt am Main » Frankfurt airport was pretty boring. 9794 km 4 (4248 votes)
51 Oct 26, 2003 05:26 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur » Best stopover ever! 19757 km [*] (4) 4 (4248 votes)
51 Oct 26, 2003 07:27 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Auckland » Auckland at last 28495 km [*] (20) 4.6 (18 votes)
53 Oct 28, 2003 03:22 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Auckland » We got a cell phone. 28495 km [*] (3) 4 (4248 votes)
60 Nov 04, 2003 03:01 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Auckland » We're learning to scuba dive! 28495 km [*] (3) 4 (4248 votes)
63 Nov 07, 2003 00:04 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Leigh » Diving at Goat Island 28561 km [*] (18) 4 (4248 votes)
65 Nov 09, 2003 05:15 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Auckland » Sailing with Ball of Dirt's CEO 28627 km [*] (11) 4 (4248 votes)
66 Nov 10, 2003 07:09 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Auckland » Bye, bye, Auckland! 28627 km [*] (2) 4 (4248 votes)
67 Nov 11, 2003 06:56 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Huntly » First taste of real NZ food 28686 km [*] (1) 2 (3 votes)
67 Nov 11, 2003 07:00 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Tirau » The Big Dog and Sheep 28779 km [*] (1) 4 (4248 votes)
67 Nov 11, 2003 07:22 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Taupo » Craters of the Moon 28862 km [*] (47) 4 (4248 votes)
68 Nov 12, 2003 07:14 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Waitahanui » Swans. Yay. 28873 km [*] (2) 4 (4248 votes)
69 Nov 13, 2003 05:23 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Turangi » The Tongariro Crossing 28901 km [*] (39) 4.6 (38 votes)
71 Nov 15, 2003 05:24 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Turangi » Our car -- she not working anymore. 28901 km [*] (1) 4 (4248 votes)
73 Nov 17, 2003 05:25 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Rotorua » Ditched the car, hitched to Rotorua. 29011 km [*] (1) 4 (4248 votes)
75 Nov 18, 2003 20:09 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Rotorua » Rafting the Kaituna 29011 km [*] (46) 4 (4248 votes)
75 Nov 18, 2003 23:08 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Rotorua » Hell's Gate 29011 km [*] (31) 5 (1 votes)
75 Nov 19, 2003 05:22 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Rotorua » Birds. And things that hiss and explode. 29011 km [*] (23) 3.4 (13 votes)
77 Nov 21, 2003 04:30 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Turangi » Our car is fixed! 29121 km 4 (4248 votes)
78 Nov 21, 2003 22:58 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Taupo » Orakei Korako 29159 km [*] (13) 5 (1 votes)
78 Nov 22, 2003 04:26 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Rotorua » Our car is broken. Again. 29234 km 4 (4248 votes)
79 Nov 22, 2003 19:37 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Tauranga » Back on the road, hopefully for good this time 29272 km 4 (4248 votes)
79 Nov 23, 2003 10:48 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Mount Maunganui » Our first sight of the coast in a while 29278 km [*] (3) 4 (4248 votes)
80 Nov 24, 2003 05:56 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Whakatane » Thwarted by the weather 29359 km [*] (8) 4 (4248 votes)
81 Nov 25, 2003 04:22 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Opotiki » It's fun to say Opotiki 29386 km 4 (4248 votes)
82 Nov 26, 2003 04:21 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Hicks Bay » Moo 29490 km [*] (11) 4 (4248 votes)
83 Nov 27, 2003 04:19 New Zealand (Aotearoa) East Cape » The end of the world 29515 km [*] (16) 4 (4248 votes)
83 Nov 27, 2003 10:17 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Gisborne » We stayed at a convent 29631 km [*] (5) 3.8 (2 votes)
84 Nov 28, 2003 04:12 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Hastings » We're migrant fruit workers! 29781 km [*] (1) 4 (4248 votes)
93 Dec 07, 2003 05:50 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Hastings » Sundays are Fundays (well, they are.) 29781 km [*] (13) 3.1 (15 votes)
95 Dec 09, 2003 08:20 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Hastings » A day in the life of an apple thinner 29781 km [*] (8) 4.2 (21 votes)
97 Dec 11, 2003 07:29 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Hastings » Pigs ate our cookies! 29781 km [*] (1) 4 (4248 votes)
100 Dec 14, 2003 11:55 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Hastings » Ill-fated trip to the waterfall 29781 km 4 (4248 votes)
103 Dec 16, 2003 22:51 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Wellington » Home of Lord of the Rings 30034 km [*] (9) 5 (7 votes)
107 Dec 20, 2003 17:30 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Picton » Crossing the Cook Strait 30101 km [*] (4) 4 (4248 votes)
107 Dec 21, 2003 05:02 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Kaikoura » By the sea, by the sea, by the beautiful sea... 30243 km [*] (5) 4 (4248 votes)
109 Dec 23, 2003 04:51 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Christchurch » Christmas in Christchurch 30393 km [*] (18) 4 (4248 votes)
112 Dec 26, 2003 09:43 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Christchurch » A smidge of culture on Boxing Day 30393 km [*] (9) 4 (4248 votes)
113 Dec 26, 2003 20:53 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Akaroa » Swimming with Hector's Dolphins 30400 km [*] (31) 4.5 (10 votes)
114 Dec 28, 2003 10:33 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Timaru » Christmas carnival 30540 km [*] (8) 2.9 (22 votes)
115 Dec 28, 2003 22:10 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Timaru » Matt loses ten pounds 30540 km [*] (2) 4 (4248 votes)
116 Dec 29, 2003 22:09 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Dunedin » Penguins and seals and penguins 30714 km [*] (21) 4 (4248 votes)
117 Dec 31, 2003 09:31 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Dunedin » Happy New Year! 30714 km [*] (6) 4.4 (2 votes)
119 Jan 01, 2004 18:55 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Owaka » Starting the Southern Scenic Route 30805 km [*] (4) 5 (1 votes)
119 Jan 02, 2004 04:55 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Papatowai » Southern Scenic Route #2 30828 km [*] (18) 1 (1 votes)
121 Jan 03, 2004 20:01 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Waikawa » Southern Scenic Route #3 30854 km [*] (19) 3.1 (16 votes)
121 Jan 04, 2004 04:33 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Invercargill » Southern Comfort 30919 km [*] (4) 4 (4248 votes)
122 Jan 04, 2004 22:20 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Oban » Getting to Stewart Island was a helluva t'ing 30977 km [*] (3) 4 (4248 votes)
122 Jan 05, 2004 02:45 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Oban » The Rakiura Track 30977 km [*] (12) 4 (4248 votes)
125 Jan 08, 2004 09:35 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Oban » Last chance for a kiwi tour 30977 km [*] (3) 4 (4248 votes)
126 Jan 09, 2004 01:20 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Ulva Island » No rats = impressive bird life 31062 km [*] (6) 4 (4248 votes)
127 Jan 10, 2004 08:29 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Invercargill » Getting back from Stewart Island was even worse 31192 km [*] (1) 4 (4248 votes)
127 Jan 10, 2004 10:59 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Clifden » More glow-worms 31256 km [*] (3) 4 (4248 votes)
128 Jan 10, 2004 23:09 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Clifden » Lake Hauroko 31256 km [*] (6) 1 (1 votes)
128 Jan 11, 2004 00:48 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Tuatapere » They have some crazy trees in this country 31268 km [*] (3) 4 (4248 votes)
128 Jan 11, 2004 10:31 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Tuatapere » More crazy trees. But in a more majestic way. 31268 km [*] (1) 4 (4248 votes)
129 Jan 12, 2004 03:08 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Te Anau » Still more glow worms 31347 km [*] (1) 4 (4248 votes)
131 Jan 14, 2004 03:10 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Milford » Car troubles, but we made it to Milford Sound 31428 km [*] (20) 4 (4248 votes)
132 Jan 15, 2004 09:10 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Te Anau » The car is dead. Really dead this time. 31509 km [*] (1) 4 (4248 votes)
133 Jan 16, 2004 08:58 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Queenstown » Hitchhiking to Queenstown took some doing... 31606 km [*] (6) 4 (4248 votes)
134 Jan 17, 2004 00:47 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Queenstown » A car, a car! 31606 km [*] (1) 4 (4248 votes)
134 Jan 17, 2004 07:28 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Queenstown » A visit to the circus! 31606 km [*] (8) 4 (4248 votes)
134 Jan 17, 2004 10:30 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Queenstown » Arrowtown 31606 km [*] (7) 4 (4248 votes)
135 Jan 18, 2004 00:51 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Lake Tekapo » Rock Flour? 31780 km [*] (2) 4 (4248 votes)
135 Jan 18, 2004 07:30 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Twizel » Cat gets sick. 31827 km 4 (4248 votes)
136 Jan 19, 2004 07:27 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Mount Cook » Matt hikes. Cat mostly looks pathetic. 31899 km [*] (10) 4 (4248 votes)
137 Jan 20, 2004 07:07 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Wanaka » A very sleepy Cat goes on a very long walk 32025 km [*] (11) 4 (4248 votes)
137 Jan 20, 2004 10:46 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Makarora » The Blue Pools 32078 km [*] (1) 4 (4248 votes)
138 Jan 21, 2004 03:27 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Haast » No red hills 32120 km 4 (1 votes)
139 Jan 22, 2004 03:50 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Franz Josef » Glacier walking! 32226 km [*] (20) 4 (4248 votes)
139 Jan 22, 2004 10:01 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Franz Josef » Lake Matheson 32226 km [*] (2) 4 (4248 votes)
140 Jan 23, 2004 06:11 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Arthur's Pass » Mountain House 32349 km [*] (4) 4 (4248 votes)
141 Jan 24, 2004 04:04 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Pukekura » Bushman's Centre 32423 km [*] (4) 4 (4248 votes)
142 Jan 25, 2004 03:52 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Greymouth » Dragon Cave Rafting 32498 km [*] (9) 5 (6 votes)
142 Jan 25, 2004 10:38 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Punakaiki » Pancake rocks 32541 km [*] (5) 4.6 (10 votes)
143 Jan 26, 2004 03:14 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Tasman » The Abel Tasman Coastal Track 32716 km [*] (22) 4 (4248 votes)
146 Jan 29, 2004 00:16 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Takaka » A quick visit to Golden Bay 32760 km [*] (6) 4 (4248 votes)
147 Jan 30, 2004 00:17 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Nelson » World of What? 32823 km 4 (4248 votes)
147 Jan 30, 2004 07:17 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Picton » Bye, bye, car #2 32885 km [*] (2) 4 (4248 votes)
148 Jan 31, 2004 00:18 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Kaikoura » Swimming with NZ fur seals. 33027 km 4 (4248 votes)
149 Feb 01, 2004 00:21 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Picton » Back to Picton, and goodbye South Island! 33169 km [*] (6) 4 (1 votes)
149 Feb 01, 2004 07:22 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Wellington » More LOTR, more Beethoven House, and a snazzy car 33236 km [*] (17) 1.5 (2 votes)
152 Feb 03, 2004 23:32 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Wanganui » Kai Iwi beach. Oh, and some pot-smoking children. 33390 km [*] (1) 3 (8 votes)
152 Feb 04, 2004 00:26 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Hawera » Piglets! But no museum. 33466 km [*] (4) 4 (4248 votes)
153 Feb 05, 2004 00:28 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Waitomo » The last, and best, glowworms we're likely to see 33629 km [*] (5) 4 (4248 votes)
153 Feb 05, 2004 07:40 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Otorohanga » Finally, some real kiwis! 33642 km [*] (2) 4 (4248 votes)
154 Feb 06, 2004 00:29 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Auckland » Back in Auckland at last -- bye, bye, car #3 33793 km 4 (4248 votes)
155 Feb 07, 2004 08:54 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Whakatane » What do you mean, we can't just drive there? 34026 km 4 (4248 votes)
156 Feb 08, 2004 09:08 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Whakatane » Matt's highly volcanic birthday 34026 km [*] (39) 4 (4248 votes)
157 Feb 09, 2004 10:55 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Auckland » Oh man... 34259 km 4 (4248 votes)
158 Feb 10, 2004 04:22 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Auckland » Yay for Alma and Peter! 34259 km [*] (3) 4 (4248 votes)
159 Feb 11, 2004 09:41 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Dargaville » Giant Kauri Forests 34391 km [*] (9) 4.5 (15 votes)
160 Feb 12, 2004 09:46 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Cape Reinga » As north as north can be....almost 34597 km [*] (11) 4 (4248 votes)
161 Feb 13, 2004 00:30 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Paihia » Bay of Islands cruise 34757 km [*] (7) 4 (4248 votes)
161 Feb 13, 2004 01:59 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Kerikeri » Kerikeri Farm Hostel and Rewa's Village 34769 km [*] (3) 4 (4248 votes)
161 Feb 13, 2004 03:41 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Waitangi » Treaty House etc. 36036 km [*] (8) 3 (3 votes)
162 Feb 14, 2004 01:52 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Whangarei Heads » Diving the Poor Knights Islands 37220 km [*] (7) 4 (4248 votes)
162 Feb 14, 2004 08:53 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Auckland » Missed Gerald by just over an hour. Grrr. 37339 km 4 (4248 votes)
164 Feb 16, 2004 03:11 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Coromandel » Waiau Waterworks 37405 km [*] (10) 4 (4248 votes)
164 Feb 16, 2004 06:35 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Kuaotunu » Not MORE bleedin' car trouble! 37426 km [*] (1) 4 (4248 votes)
165 Feb 17, 2004 01:35 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Whitianga » Hot Water Beach 37439 km [*] (4) 4 (4248 votes)
165 Feb 17, 2004 09:22 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Whitianga » Cathedral Cove 37439 km [*] (6) 4 (4248 votes)
166 Feb 18, 2004 06:21 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Thames » Two days to Brisbane 37476 km [*] (3) 4 (4248 votes)
166 Feb 18, 2004 07:42 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Auckland » Oh IRD, how we hate you! 37550 km 4 (4248 votes)
169 Feb 21, 2004 11:12 Australia Brisbane » Stopped over in Hell on our way to Brisbane 39842 km 4 (4248 votes)
172 Feb 24, 2004 11:24 Australia Brisbane » The lighter side of ... having no pants. 39842 km [*] (2) 4.5 (1 votes)
174 Feb 26, 2004 04:29 Australia Brisbane » Things are finally starting to turn around 39842 km [*] (12) 4.5 (1 votes)
177 Feb 29, 2004 05:34 Australia Brisbane » Meat Loaf and teaching Koreans to be pirates 39842 km [*] (2) 4 (4248 votes)
180 Mar 03, 2004 04:46 Australia Brisbane » Cat got fired! 39842 km 5 (1 votes)
184 Mar 07, 2004 04:52 Australia Brisbane » Cat got fired AGAIN! Bloody hell! 39842 km 4.8 (1 votes)
197 Mar 20, 2004 06:49 Australia Brisbane » Jobs for everybody! 39842 km 5 (1 votes)
198 Mar 21, 2004 06:40 Australia Brisbane » Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary 39842 km [*] (15) 4 (8 votes)
204 Mar 27, 2004 08:11 Australia Brisbane » Brisbane Forest Park Reserve 39842 km [*] (3) 4 (4248 votes)
204 Mar 27, 2004 11:37 Australia Brisbane » Happy birthday Cecilia -- requiescat in pace. 39842 km 5 (1 votes)
209 Apr 01, 2004 05:56 Australia Brisbane » Confessions of a telemarketer 39842 km 4 (4248 votes)
211 Apr 03, 2004 02:53 Australia Surfers Paradise » Much fun in Surfers 39911 km [*] (9) 4 (4248 votes)
213 Apr 05, 2004 09:17 Australia Brisbane » Matt loses ten MORE pounds 39980 km [*] (2) 5 (16 votes)
215 Apr 07, 2004 09:26 Australia Fraser Island » Dingoes at last! 40281 km [*] (34) 4.2 (82 votes)
219 Apr 11, 2004 07:36 Australia Mackay » Platypuses and boomerangs 40830 km [*] (12) 3.5 (2 votes)
221 Apr 13, 2004 02:05 Australia Whitsunday Islands » Sailing on the Wings of the Dawn 40934 km [*] (27) 4 (4248 votes)
224 Apr 16, 2004 02:39 Australia Townsville » An opportunity arises from Cat's love of wombats 41163 km [*] (18) 1.4 (1 votes)
225 Apr 17, 2004 03:03 Australia Townsville » The Great Barrier Reef and the S. S. Yongala 41163 km [*] (1) 4 (4248 votes)
226 Apr 18, 2004 03:13 Australia Cairns » Cairns at last 41444 km 4 (4248 votes)
227 Apr 19, 2004 03:14 Australia Cape Tribulation » Mossman Gorge, Cape Tribulation, and the Daintree 41550 km [*] (27) 4 (4248 votes)
228 Apr 20, 2004 01:44 Australia Cairns » Sleep....please.... 41656 km 5 (1 votes)
228 Apr 20, 2004 08:22 Australia Millaa Millaa » You don't have to be a vegetarian to be a hippie 41725 km [*] (19) 4.3 (20 votes)
232 Apr 24, 2004 13:25 Australia Cairns » Back to civilization, of sorts 41794 km 4.8 (2 votes)
234 Apr 25, 2004 13:58 Australia Melbourne » Not quite the reunion we'd hoped for! 44122 km 4 (4248 votes)
236 Apr 28, 2004 09:01 Australia Melbourne » The Old Melbourne Gaol and the Yarra River 44122 km 4 (4248 votes)
237 Apr 29, 2004 02:29 Australia Ballarat » Gold fever! 44225 km 5 (2 votes)
239 May 01, 2004 10:26 Australia Melbourne » I wanna be a producer... 44328 km [*] (1) 4 (4248 votes)
240 May 01, 2004 23:31 Australia Torquay » Setting out on the Great Ocean Road 44408 km [*] (2) 5 (1 votes)
240 May 02, 2004 02:01 Australia Apollo Bay » Dragged to the doc by the ear 44483 km 4 (4248 votes)
240 May 02, 2004 09:44 Australia Port Campbell » Big rocks in the sea 44543 km [*] (11) 4 (4248 votes)
240 May 02, 2004 13:38 Australia Apollo Bay » Euchre at the highest of stakes -- pride 44603 km 5 (1 votes)
241 May 02, 2004 23:13 Australia Beech Forest » Happy birthday Susan! 44618 km [*] (14) 4 (4248 votes)
241 May 03, 2004 04:44 Australia Wye River » Koalas in the wild at last 44645 km [*] (4) 4.5 (3 votes)
241 May 03, 2004 05:55 Australia Anglesea » Kangaroos on the golf course 44679 km [*] (1) 4 (4 votes)
241 May 03, 2004 08:24 Australia Torquay » Stopped at a sundial 44695 km [*] (1) 4 (4248 votes)
243 May 05, 2004 13:31 Australia Healesville » Healesville Sanctuary 44825 km [*] (7) 3.9 (11 votes)
244 May 06, 2004 09:26 Australia Melbourne » Back to the orphanage with you! 44877 km 4 (4248 votes)
247 May 09, 2004 10:02 Australia Melbourne » A foine weekend 44877 km [*] (13) 4 (4248 votes)
250 May 12, 2004 05:52 Australia Adelaide » Night bus rides suck 45532 km [*] (3) 4 (4248 votes)
250 May 12, 2004 11:07 Australia Penneshaw » Welcome to Kangaroo Island! 45640 km [*] (12) 2.4 (2 votes)
252 May 14, 2004 06:10 Australia Kingscote » Flinders Chase National Park 45668 km [*] (10) 4 (4248 votes)
252 May 14, 2004 06:48 Australia Kingscote » John the Pelican Man 45668 km [*] (5) 4.6 (7 votes)
254 May 16, 2004 08:05 Australia Adelaide » Back in Adelaide, but heading bush tomorrow.... 45789 km 1 (1 votes)
255 May 17, 2004 08:06 Australia Quorn » Our (next) journey begins! 46081 km [*] (2) 4 (4248 votes)
256 May 18, 2004 08:07 Australia Hawker » Into the outback at last 46145 km [*] (19) 4.4 (7 votes)
257 May 19, 2004 08:10 Australia Lyndhurst » Talc-Alf, outback prophet and certifiable lunatic 46323 km [*] (1) 2.1 (4 votes)
257 May 19, 2004 09:11 Australia Marree » Culture and camels (also a salty lake) 46398 km [*] (4) 4 (4248 votes)
257 May 19, 2004 13:11 Australia William Creek » Best pub ever 46555 km [*] (3) 4 (4248 votes)
258 May 20, 2004 05:19 Australia Lake Eyre (South) » Up into the wild blue yonder above Lake Eyre 46555 km [*] (8) 2 (1 votes)
258 May 20, 2004 08:12 Australia Coober Pedy » We were more excited about showers than opals 46731 km [*] (9) 4 (4248 votes)
259 May 20, 2004 14:57 Australia Coober Pedy » The Painted Desert 46731 km [*] (4) 4 (4248 votes)
259 May 21, 2004 08:14 Australia Oodnadatta » Dust, flies, and the Pink Roadhouse 46910 km [*] (5) 4 (4248 votes)
260 May 22, 2004 08:22 Australia Finke » Dalhousie Hot Springs 47148 km [*] (11) 4.4 (50 votes)
260 May 22, 2004 08:30 Australia Finke » Meeting Molly Clark 47148 km [*] (6) 3.6 (1 votes)
260 May 22, 2004 08:33 Australia Finke » Cabin fever in the 4 x 4 47148 km 2 (1 votes)
260 May 22, 2004 09:24 Australia Finke » Rain in the geographical centre of Australia 47148 km [*] (6) 4 (4248 votes)
261 May 23, 2004 08:27 Australia Uluru (Ayers Rock) » Is that it? Is that it? That must be it. 47458 km [*] (5) 4 (4248 votes)
262 May 24, 2004 08:29 Australia Ayers Rock (Uluru) » The Rock and the Olgas 47458 km [*] (12) 1 (1 votes)
263 May 25, 2004 08:32 Australia Uluru (Ayers Rock) » Camel rides and helicopter crashes 47458 km [*] (3) 4 (4248 votes)
263 May 25, 2004 08:32 Australia Ayers Rock (Uluru) » King's Canyon 47458 km [*] (10) 4 (4248 votes)
263 May 25, 2004 10:33 Australia Glen Helen » A looong drive ... and emu on a stick giggles 47718 km [*] (4) 4 (4248 votes)
264 May 26, 2004 01:01 Australia Glen Helen » At least the camera survived 47718 km 4 (4248 votes)
265 May 26, 2004 14:36 Australia Alice Springs » Out of the bush and into the tucker 47841 km 4 (4248 votes)
265 May 27, 2004 02:43 Australia Alice Springs » Alice Springs Desert Park 47841 km [*] (4) 4 (4248 votes)
268 May 30, 2004 02:49 Australia Tennant Creek » Wayward to the Devil's Marbles 48293 km [*] (3) 4 (4248 votes)
268 May 30, 2004 02:52 Australia Tennant Creek » A week at Muckaty cattle station 48293 km [*] (20) 3 (2 votes)
270 Jun 01, 2004 02:54 Australia Tennant Creek » Cat's animal photos 48293 km [*] (17) 4 (4248 votes)
275 Jun 06, 2004 00:52 Australia Daly Waters » Back on the Wayward Bus 48682 km [*] (2) 3 (3 votes)
275 Jun 06, 2004 02:28 Australia Daly Waters » Larrimah 48682 km [*] (3) 4 (4248 votes)
275 Jun 06, 2004 12:45 Australia Mataranka » Mataranka Hot Springs 48831 km [*] (1) 2 (1 votes)
276 Jun 07, 2004 11:35 Australia Katherine » Springvale Homestead 48936 km [*] (1) 4 (4248 votes)
276 Jun 07, 2004 12:50 Australia Katherine » Turtles, a crocodile, and a canoe. 48936 km [*] (4) 4 (4248 votes)
277 Jun 08, 2004 12:53 Australia Batchelor » Lots of waterfalls and swimming. 49142 km [*] (9) 4 (4248 votes)
278 Jun 09, 2004 12:54 Australia Darwin » End of the line 49212 km [*] (2) 4 (4248 votes)
280 Jun 10, 2004 14:51 Australia Darwin » Kakadu National Park 49212 km [*] (23) 3 (1 votes)
281 Jun 11, 2004 15:07 Australia Darwin » Humpty Doo! 49212 km [*] (7) 4 (4248 votes)
287 Jun 18, 2004 00:44 Australia Darwin » The end of our Top End time 49212 km [*] (1) 4 (4248 votes)
288 Jun 18, 2004 14:34 Australia Sydney » Exhausted in the Big Smoke 52366 km [*] (4) 4 (4248 votes)
290 Jun 21, 2004 10:07 Australia Richmond » Alpacas! So many alpacas! 52418 km [*] (29) 4 (4248 votes)
294 Jun 25, 2004 11:10 Australia Sydney » Yay for the desk guy! 52470 km 4 (4248 votes)
296 Jun 27, 2004 13:43 Australia Canberra » The nation's capital 52711 km [*] (9) 4 (4248 votes)
298 Jun 28, 2004 15:47 Australia Manly » Nova Scotian hospitality 52962 km [*] (4) 4 (4248 votes)
299 Jun 30, 2004 07:14 Australia Sydney » Clan at the Opera House 52972 km 4 (4248 votes)
300 Jul 01, 2004 01:59 Australia Sydney » Happy Canada Day! 52972 km [*] (2) 4 (4248 votes)
301 Jul 02, 2004 06:10 Australia Byron Bay » Hoppin' on the hippie trail 53597 km [*] (10) 4 (4248 votes)
302 Jul 03, 2004 06:57 Australia Byron Bay » Oh no! He's done it again! 53597 km [*] (2) 4 (4248 votes)
303 Jul 04, 2004 06:33 Australia Byron Bay » Cat's underwater birthday 53597 km [*] (1) 4 (4248 votes)
304 Jul 05, 2004 10:44 Australia Byron Bay » We're famous! 53597 km 4 (4248 votes)
305 Jul 06, 2004 02:31 Australia Sydney » Someone get this woman a map! 54222 km 4 (4248 votes)
305 Jul 06, 2004 08:49 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur » Oi! Get your paws off our stuff! 60847 km 4 (4248 votes)
306 Jul 07, 2004 09:04 Malaysia Kuching » All the everything you can eat 61826 km 4 (4248 votes)
306 Jul 07, 2004 12:44 Malaysia Kuching » Exploring Kuching 61826 km [*] (9) 4 (4248 votes)
307 Jul 08, 2004 02:53 Malaysia Kuching » Special price! Special price! 61826 km [*] (3) 3.5 (4 votes)
309 Jul 09, 2004 13:58 Malaysia Kuching » Monkey fight! Monkey fight! 61826 km [*] (13) 4 (4248 votes)
309 Jul 09, 2004 15:30 Malaysia Santubong » Matt ruins Cat's moment of perfect happiness 61860 km [*] (21) 3.1 (6 votes)
309 Jul 10, 2004 10:50 Malaysia Bako » Got the camera back and saw monkeys with big noses 61874 km [*] (10) 4 (4248 votes)
310 Jul 11, 2004 11:46 Malaysia Bako » Monkeys monkeys monkeys monkeys 61874 km [*] (20) 5 (27 votes)
311 Jul 11, 2004 19:57 Malaysia Kuching » We only have one complaint about Borneo so far 61904 km [*] (2) 1 (1 votes)
312 Jul 12, 2004 14:24 Malaysia Sibu » Another festival! 62097 km [*] (7) 4 (4248 votes)
313 Jul 13, 2004 13:56 Malaysia Miri » A loooong bus ride 62431 km 2 (1 votes)
313 Jul 14, 2004 10:25 Brunei Darussalam Bandar Seri Begawan » "A Kingdom of Undiscovered Treasures" 62550 km [*] (3) 4 (4248 votes)
314 Jul 15, 2004 10:08 Brunei Darussalam Bandar Seri Begawan » Happy Birthday, Semoga Allah Melanjutkan Usia... 62550 km [*] (14) 4 (4248 votes)
315 Jul 16, 2004 10:45 Malaysia Labuan » Budget luxury at its best 62606 km [*] (3) 4 (4248 votes)
317 Jul 18, 2004 10:32 Malaysia Kota Kinabalu » All that tap water is starting to catch up with us 62727 km 4 (4248 votes)
318 Jul 19, 2004 10:02 Malaysia Kota Kinabalu » I like the night life baby... 62727 km [*] (2) 3.5 (2 votes)
319 Jul 20, 2004 10:17 Malaysia Sandakan » Free-for-all for rice 62955 km [*] (2) 3 (2 votes)
320 Jul 21, 2004 10:56 Malaysia Sepilok » Expensive monkeys! 62972 km [*] (7) 3 (4 votes)
321 Jul 22, 2004 02:41 Malaysia Sandakan » Coconut 1, Matt 0 62989 km [*] (4) 4 (4248 votes)
322 Jul 23, 2004 12:47 Malaysia Gum Gum » Uncle Tan's Jungle Camp 63018 km [*] (26) 4.9 (43 votes)
324 Jul 25, 2004 12:23 Malaysia Sandakan » Sandakan Memorial Park 63047 km [*] (3) 5 (7 votes)
324 Jul 25, 2004 13:26 Malaysia Sandakan » Durian is disgusting 63047 km [*] (5) 5 (8 votes)
325 Jul 26, 2004 02:35 Malaysia Sandakan » This will probably be pretty funny in retrospect 63047 km 5 (1 votes)
325 Jul 26, 2004 09:47 Malaysia Kudat » We don't want a hotel! Leave us alone! 63231 km [*] (2) 5 (1 votes)
326 Jul 26, 2004 14:20 Malaysia Matunggong » Rungus longhouse visit 63254 km [*] (36) 3.9 (6 votes)
328 Jul 29, 2004 03:57 Malaysia Kota Kinabalu » Almost time to leave 63362 km [*] (1) 4 (4248 votes)
329 Jul 29, 2004 15:42 Malaysia Johor Baharu » Don't believe it when a taxi driver says it's far. 64819 km 4 (4248 votes)
329 Jul 30, 2004 12:30 Singapore Singapore » To get to Singapore from JB... 64842 km 4 (4248 votes)
329 Jul 30, 2004 12:52 Singapore Singapore » Pushy tailors, Bubor Cha Cha, and watersleeves 64842 km [*] (6) 5 (1 votes)
330 Jul 31, 2004 13:22 Singapore Singapore » The Battle Box 64842 km [*] (3) 2.7 (3 votes)
331 Jul 31, 2004 13:52 Singapore Singapore » Misused any books lately? OFF TO HELL! 64842 km [*] (21) 1 (1 votes)
331 Jul 31, 2004 14:00 Singapore Singapore » Observations on Singapore 64842 km [*] (7) 4 (4248 votes)
331 Jul 31, 2004 14:46 Singapore Singapore » At the Boom Boom Room 64842 km [*] (2) 2 (1 votes)
332 Aug 01, 2004 15:38 Singapore Changi » Changi Prison 64854 km 2.3 (4 votes)
333 Aug 02, 2004 14:52 Malaysia Mersing » Just smile and nod... 64976 km 4 (1 votes)
334 Aug 03, 2004 15:18 Malaysia Kampong Juara » Diving on Pulau Tioman 65034 km [*] (4) 3 (6 votes)
335 Aug 04, 2004 15:37 Malaysia Mersing » Oops 65092 km 4 (4248 votes)
335 Aug 05, 2004 13:03 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur » Back to KL 65343 km [*] (5) 4 (4248 votes)
335 Aug 05, 2004 13:45 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur » AAAAAAAAAAAAAAGH! 65343 km [*] (1) 4 (4248 votes)
337 Aug 06, 2004 14:41 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur » That was close! 65343 km [*] (13) 4 (4248 votes)
338 Aug 07, 2004 15:54 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur » Elephant adventures 65343 km [*] (19) 5 (6 votes)
338 Aug 08, 2004 00:41 Italy Rome » It's been a long time since we were in Europe 75062 km [*] (1) 3 (1 votes)
339 Aug 09, 2004 00:22 Italy Pompei » Pompei, and Pompeii. Amazing! 75274 km [*] (30) 4.1 (512 votes)
340 Aug 10, 2004 01:40 Italy Rome » Foiled by a complete lack of money. 75486 km 3 (1 votes)
341 Aug 11, 2004 01:40 Germany Munich » Wait for us! 76185 km 4.5 (2 votes)
342 Aug 12, 2004 03:41 Canada Toronto » The End 82820 km 4 (4248 votes)