Itinerary

Here’s a list of what I’m going to do/what I’ve been up to. The bits in bold have yet to happen, and as such as subject to change. The bits in plain text are historic, and so can be used to search the Archive below. See something you think sounds interesting, just check the date I did it and look at the posts for then to see how it went.

1/09/12 – 30/09/12
·   Sivananda Yoga Teacher Training Course in Austria
1/10/12 – 25/11/12
·   Karma Yoga ‘selfless service’ at Sivananda Ashram, Austria
26/11/12 – 29/11/12
·   Brief rest stop in London
30/11/12 – 9/12/12
·   Holiday in San Francisco/Sacramento
10/12/12 – 16/12/12
·   1 week silent meditation retreat in cabin, Santa Cruz Mountains, California
17/12/12 – 19/12/12
·   3 days in Los Angeles
20/12/12 – 22/12/12
·   Fly to Sydney (because of the dateline, this takes 2 days!)
23/12/12 – 07/01/13
·   Stay in Toodyay, near Perth, with brother over Christmas and New Year
07/01/12 – 14/01/13
·   Spend week in Perth
15/01/13 – 17/01/13
· Travel to Pemberton, WA
18/01/13 – 20/01/13
· Travel to Walpole, WA
21/01/13 – 25/01/13
· Travel to Augusta, WA
26/01/13 – 30/01/13
· Travel to Dunsborough, WA (visit Busselton)
31/01/13 – 02/02/13
· Visit Rottnest Island, WA
03/02/13 – 05/02/13
· Catch Indian Pacific to Adelaide
06/02/13 – 15/02/13
· Stay in Adelaide, during which;
11/02/13 – 13/02/13
· Visit Kangaroo Island
15/02/13 – 18/02/13
· Travel to Melbourne, VIC.
19/02/13 – 25/02/13
· Visit a friend in Healesville, VIC.
26/02/13 – 26/03/13
· Karma Yoga at the new SVYC centre in Melbourne
26/03/13 – 03/04/13
· Fly to Sydney. Spend week hanging out with friends.
04/04/13 – 09/06/13
· Girlfriend arrives in Australia. Hang out in Sydney for a few days
09/04/13 – 26/06/13
· Rent camper van and drive from Sydney to Cairns via Jenolan Caves, The Blue Mountains, Byron Bay, Nimbin, The Gold Coast, Australia Zoo and The Whitsunday Islands (to name but a few)
27/04/13 – 29/06/13
· Stay in Cairns
29/04/13 – 06/05/13
· Go to Port Douglas. Dive the Great Barrier Reef
06/05/13 – 08/06/13
· Back to Cairns. Travel Kuranda Railway
08/05/13
· Fly to New Zealand
08/05/13 – 12/05/13
· Auckland
12/05/13 – 15/05/13
· Go to Paihia. Visit Cape Reingha
15/05/13 – 17/05/13
· Go to Matamata. Visit Hobbiton.
17/05/13 – 19/05/13
· Stay in Taupo
19/05/13 – 21/05/13
· Go to National Park
21/05/13 – 23/05/13
· Visit Glow Worm Caves in Waitomo
23/05/13 – 25/05/13
· New Plymouth
25/05/13 – 26/05/13
· Wellington
26/05/13 – 28/05/13
· Go to Kaikoura to go Whale Watching
28/05/13 – 30/05/13
· Nelson
30/05/13 – 03/06/13
· Franz Josef. Check out the Glacier
03/06/13 – 08/06/13
· In Queenstown. Do loads of cool stuff, including the Lord Of The Rings Tour
08/06/13 – 10/06/13
· Go to Christchurch. See The Dalai Lama
10/06/13 – 12/06/13
· Fly back to Sydney. Say goodbye to my Sweet Deutsche Frau
12/06/13 – 13/06/13
· Catch Indian Pacific across to Adelaide
13/06/13 – 16/06/13
· Hang out in Adelaide waiting to catch the train
16/06/13 – 17/06/13
· Take The Ghan up to Alice Springs
17/06/13 – 24/06/13
· Stay In Alice Springs, during which;
19/06/13 – 21/06/13
· Do the Red Centre Tour to Ayers Rock, King’s Canyon and The Olgas
25/06/13 – 25/06/13
· Ride The Ghan up to Darwin
25/06/13 – 03/07/13
· Hang out in Darwin not doing much
03/07/13 – 05/07/13
· Take The Ghan back down to Adelaide
05/07/13
· Wake up in agony and make an unexpected side trip via ambulance off the train to Port Augusta Hospital. Get released around lunch time. Spend the day in Port Augusta. Get the coach out of there asap and go to Adelaide
05/07/13 – 11/07/13
· Stay in Adelaide resting, recuperating, and catching up on some internet time
11/07/13 – 13/07/13
· Take The Indian Pacifc across to Perth

13/07/13 – 15/08/13
· Stay at my brother’s place, counting my pennies and planning my next move, during which I;

25/07/13 – 31/07/13 (approx.)
· Visit Monkey Mia and the Hutt River Province

15/08/13 – 31/08/13
· Go to Bali. Ride an Elephant.

01/09/13 – 08/09/13
· Visit Singapore

08/09/13 – 09/09/13
· Fly back to London

09/09/13 – 14/09/13
· Take my stuff out of storage and drive it up to my brother’s place (to store once again)
15/09/13 – 28/09/13

· Either try and find some work or do a bit of karma yoga
29/09/13 – 06/09/13
· Visit my Girlfriend in Germany

Rest Of September Onwards
· Work and save whilst planning return to New Zealand;

08/02/14
· Go to Iceland or Norway to see the Northern Lights for my birthday

Once I have enough money saved up
· Do a 4-6 week Farewell To Europe Tour, then go live in Queenstown, teach yoga, and revolutionise the local food culture by introducing proper veggie and vegan food

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