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Shit Happens…

When I got back from Indo I decided to pick up the car we had left with work col­leagues of friends. It wouldn’t start. Found this guy who figured that the smart lock was on con­stantly and he showed me a way how to hotwire and basic­ally steal my own car. Since I got quite a few weird looks from passers-by whenever I pulled my little hotwir­ing trick I thought it’d be a good idea to get it fixed. Then I man­aged to find three people to share the costs with. On the morn­ing we were sup­posed to leave Dar­win the bloody car didn’t start. Again. Went back to the mech­anic and appar­ently there were ants in the elec­trics. Got that sor­ted and we all left the day after that. That was a Sat­urday… Con­tinue read­ing

3000 Interesting Km Of Boredom


It all star­ted with Domi­n­ique and me think­ing that 3000 km is too long to drive. That’s when we looked into fly­ing to Dar­win, but we soon dis­covered that a one way flight is around 400 to 500 AUD. Far too expens­ive for our lik­ing. That same day we star­ted to make a little flyer, copied it and handed it out to back­pack­ers and put it up in hos­tels and inter­net cafes around Cairns. We didn’t actu­ally expect many people to call, but appar­ently there are loads of people look­ing for a lift to the Top End, as we got flooded with requests. Con­tinue read­ing