Historic Herberton

Up until yesterday I had a brief stop over at my Aunty & Uncles near the historic town of Herberton – a good chance to give the bikes a once over and catch up on uni work. But that doesn’t mean I’ve been idle – I went and visited the historic village just on the northern outskirts of the town. I’ll let the pictures explain, but suffice to say this place was something special and is not to be missed if you ever find yourself up this way :-)

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A brief reflection on the role of technology in travel

Some of you may have noticed the tag on some of my posts by now – science and technology. Well this post will exemplify that, as it is not a progress update but is solely some musings I have had time to think about whilst travelling centred around the use of technology in society today, a personal topic of interest for me (given that I am an IT student). If you’re here solely for trip updates you may wish to skip this post ;-)

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..And then there were two

This post marks a turning point for the trip, or the beginning of the trip proper you could say. I met with Alex and his DR650 at 3PM in Petrie  – destination Mapleton National Park. Brisbane was a stop over and was more of a social visit for us both to catch up with family and friends and marked one of the few stop-over in a major city we would have on this trip; we will be camping for the majority from here on out.

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