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Australia – From Bundy to Bondi

It’s been quite a while since I wrote my latest blog. I’m not in Bundaberg to do farmwork anymore, but now back in SydneyBondi. I’ll tell you why…

A hellhole called Bundaberg
Bundaberg was quite a depressing place. It is known worldwide for its delicious ginger beer and rum, but I’ll always remember it as farming hell. The farmers weren’t nice, the working hostels were dirty, run down places and the people you work for just lead you on. I’ll dedicate another blog to why not to go farming in Bundaberg, so make sure you check back soon;)

See you soon, Sydney!
Because I was unable to earn the big bucks in Bundaberg, I decided to go back to Sydney to find a job, so I could finally start saving some money. I contacted my friend Jan who lives in Bondi, and he told me that at his job they were looking for Dutchies to work at a customer service. Also, there was a room vacant in the house he lived in, so if I wanted I could move in. Yay! I applied for the job, got an interview, booked a ticket and left miserable Bundy.

Being back in Bondi
The day after I went for the job interview I heard I got the job – yaaay! And two days later I moved into my new room in Bondi. The house is located onlyimg_1970 a 5-10 minute walk from the beach, and only 15 minutes by bus to my work – perfect! I live with people from all over the globe: some Dutchies, Belgians, people from Brazil, Italy, Denmark – everywhere! It’s good fun living in such an international house πŸ™‚

So what’s next?
The plan is to live and work in Bondi for the next few months, in order to save up a little money. After that I’d like to go to Fiji and Samoa for a few weeks, and then back to Aussie to travel up the East Coast. But you never know, these plans could always change πŸ™‚ And for those who know me and who are wondering what about my new love: he’s travelling in Thailand and NZ now, but will be back in Sydney at the end of June. God I miss him…

Tomorrow me and my housematesΒ will pay a visit to Manly, so make sure you check back soon for a new blog πŸ™‚

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  • Tineke Wentink

    Hoi Eef, leuk om weer iets van je te lezen, had van Mindy natuurlijk al gehoord over je nieuwe liefde hoe leuk!πŸ˜ƒ
    Wat heerlijk dat je nu weer een leuke job en woon verblijf hebt, ik vind het nog steeds bewonderenswaardig hoe jullie dat toch allemaal geregeld krijgen heel byzonder, geniet van dit alles, en lieve groetjes van Tneke& Jan

    • evelienlangeveld

      Hoi Tineke! Leuk dat je mijn blogs nog steeds leest πŸ™‚ hoop dat daar ook alles goed met jullie gaat! Liefs Evelien

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But that's not the reason I'm smiling from ear to ear in this photo. The reason was being in the outback and finally seeing Uluru! This place was high up in my top 5 of destinations I wanted to visit soooo badly. The other four are Fiji, Sri Lanka, The Philippines and the Aussie East Coast from Brisbane up to Darwin.
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When I think of the desert I think of loads of sand, a burning sun and not much greenery. Well, @wayoutbackaus showed me there’s much more! This little oasis is found in the heart of Kings Canyon and is the perfect spot to take a well deserved break from your hike in the heat :)
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On day two @wayoutbackaus took me to Kata Tjuta to go on the Valley of the Winds walk. During this walk you’ll wander between the domes and are treated to the most stunning views. Take this one for instance. In love with the outback 😍.
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Ever since I came to Australia I’ve been dreaming of going to the Red Centre to visit the magical Uluru. Thanks to @wayoutbackaus this dream came true - and the adventure has only just begun. The next five days @wayoutbackaus will show me the hidden treasures and most beautiful spots of the Australian Outback. Stay tuned as I’ll take you with me on my Instagram Stories whenever I can find some phone reception ;).
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After having lived in Brissy for nearly 4 months it's time to say goodbye.Β But ohhh, how I'll miss this place. I'll miss the stunning sunsets in Kangaroo Point, I'll miss the friendly faces at my favorite coffee place, I'll miss the man-made beach where I spent many hours worshipping the sun, I'll miss the people I met and the friends I made, but above all I'll miss working at @breezelodge. Meeting travelers from all over the globe plus having the best boss and colleagues a girl could wish for made me go to work with a huge smile on my face day after day. Except for those early morning shifts maybe ;) Brisbane, it was my pleasure and hopefully one day I'll be back! .
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