Spontaneous, last minute trips are always a great decision. Or, at the very least, you’ll be certain to get a great story out of them. Last night I was accepted to a Facebook Group for backpackers in Sydney and went to check out the comments. Well, the second comment on the page was for an event taking place the following morning. It was: Manly Beach to Spit Bridge walk plus free BBQ and swimming. I didn’t have any plans for Friday, so I decided, Yep, I’m doing this.
“It’s…interesting” This is the phrase I most commonly heard as the follow up to, “What’d you think of MONA?” In fact, the general backpacker consensus around the hostel was that it was an alright thing to do one day since you were here, but didn’t extend much past that sentiment. This surprised me, since MONA is a world renowned museum responsible for one of the main attractions of not only Hobart, but the whole of Tasmania. Because of these pessimistic views, I almost forewent my plans of going. Then I decided that there wasn't anything else I had planned for the day, so why not?
Perhaps the number one ‘Must-Do’ in Victoria, a trip along The Great Ocean Road is an amazing getaway and great way to experience the Victorian Coastline. The road technically stretches from Torquay to Adelaide, but you can hop on and off as you wish, and go whichever distance best fits your desires and timetable. Starting from Anglesea, I spent three days total along the coast, making Tower Hill my furthest point before turning back around. Here is how I spent my three days: