Change of plans!

Earlier in the year, when we were making plans what to do after I had finished up my Masters degree, we decided it was time to take a step back and to travel for as many weeks as possible in our home country Australia. Plans were made for a 7.5 week long road trip to Western Australia.

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The car is almost ready to go!

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JetBoil our prefered stove for hiking trips

JetBoil Zip is the cheaper sibling out of the Jetboil range and we like to take this stove on our hiking trips.

Jetboil

This stove is not really designed for cooking any meals, it is mainly designed to boil water. And this water boils fast! We tested the cooking times several times and the cooking time is under 3 minutes for 0.8 L of water, 0.8 L is the maximum volume which this cooker will hold.

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How much money do we need for our road trip?

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Travel budget?

How much money do we need for our road trip? That is the million dollar question!

We have traveled in Australia before, but the last couple of years the duration of our Ozzie road trips was only for one to two weeks or maximum.  This upcoming road trip at the end of 2016 will be different, we will be gone for just over 7 weeks. We never considered doing a budget for a 2 week camping trip, but now we feel we should. Why? We just like to be prepared and secondly we might have another extended road trip in the future, so we might benefit from this information ourselves.

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