Kingston Terrace Serviced Apartments
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... Student ambassadors are students from Canberra who have been abroad before, who volunteer to take us around, show us the ropes and plan stuff for us to do while we're all still trying to make friends and get ourselves figured out.
This past Thursday I was lucky enough to be able to go out with some fellow exchangers and two of the ambassadors to a place called Baroombah Rocks, which is located outside of the city, but still ...
After waiting about for 5 or 6 hours we finally got our Thai visas at a cost of 280$ which we thought was rather high. The new lense for the back light is now in place and looks like nothing has happened. ( hope so, as that will cost us another 300$ ) Driving hours and hours and hours gives you cabin fever! If any body tells me that the scenery is lovely ... anywhere in the world, they should be made to drive at ...
- Made the decision to do this (big one!)
- Set the date (20 Dec 14)
- Bought the boat (Leopard 400)
- Got insurance (big one, and expensive!)
- Booked moorage in Thailand
- Booked training course (ASA 101, 102, 104)
- Registered the boat (OK, sent in forms, this is 'pending')
- Registered for MMSI number (unique ID for Maritime services/emergency)
- Got the 'Ship's Station' license ...
... miles. You must have to be very self reliant to work a farm out here.
*It is early afternoon and just out of town, we are stopped by a police road block. AG is randomly tested for alcohol consumption. This has never happened in the UK. Does it? And if not, why not – but include drugs too…
*We hit rush hour out of Canberra. It is barely 4.00 p.m. Fortunately the rush is out of town and we are heading into it. We have no trouble finding ...
Well the bags are packed and we are ready to go........as the song goes. There has been the expected flurry of last minute things to take care of including sharing our trip with the world via social media.
This is my first attempt at a travel blog so hoping it will be OK and not only useful for us but interesting for others to read ...