Preparing for our cargo ship journey from Hong Kong to Brisbane was a little daunting. What do you need for 12 days at sea with no internet? Would we be bored? Hungry? Who knew? Here’s what we learned about what … Continue reading What to expect on a Cargo Ship Voyage
In 2016 we travelled from Asia to Australia by cargo ship. Our freighter cruise was one of the most interesting experiences of our fourteen month journey from the UK to New Zealand (read more about our cargo ship journey), but … Continue reading How to travel by Cargo Ship
Exciting news! We are boarding our cargo ship first thing tomorrow morning, so we’re off to Australia! Aaaaaaah!
I’m writing sat out on the terrace at our hostel for tonight, the YHA Jockey Club Mount Davis, which has a spectacular view of the harbour, outlying islands, and the Hong Kong skyline. We’re having one of those moments that travel is all about. Everything seems well with the world, we have a spectacular view, each other, and impending adventure. And beer. Continue reading “Tomorrow’s the day!”
Keeping the blog up to date with our actual progress round the world has turned out to be nigh on impossible while we’re on the road. So in lieu of suddenly finding thirty extra hours in the week, I hereby inaugurate the saltwithyourcoffee monthly update.
We’ve spent most of August travelling slowly in Malaysia, as we tried to sort out our next big adventure: getting to Australia by boat. Continue reading “August Update: we’re catching a cargo ship!”