From 20 April to 2 June, I went on my first solo thru hike on the Bibbulmun Track, a 1000-km hike from the southern terminus in Albany to the northern terminus at the edge of Perth in the Australian Southwest. The journey took 44 days including zeroes.
Along the Bibbulmun Track are three-sided shelters within a days’ walk, equipped with picnic tables, rainwater tanks, and dunnies. The hike takes you along the magnificent coast, over sweeping plains, and into tingle, karri, marri, and jarrah forests.
Last updated Feb 2019. During the first year of my working holiday in Australia, I eventually decided to find regional work for at least 88 days so that I could get a 2nd year extension. I had no idea how to go about it at first, but after trying many avenues online, I’ve narrowed it […]
Last updated Feb 2019. You’re a backpacker about to move to Australia for a year on your working holiday. What are your accommodation options that don’t break the bank, and how do you go about it? Before I arrived in Australia, I had lived with my parents for most of my life so far. Figuring […]
After seven days of walking from Walpole on the Bibbulmun Track, I reached Northcliffe. One of the smallest track towns on the Bibbulmun, it is nevertheless a necessary stop given the long distance between Walpole and Pemberton — if not for a night, then at least for a resupply. Town Amenities It has one big […]