France and America Have Invaded!

Kira, Kieren and I had gotten used to being the three best friends that anyone could have; along with Salty, Sugar and Spice too. However, things were about to change as we were notified that three new pickers were arriving.  First up we had Brice and Saskia a 25 year old French couple and then…

State of Origin

After working hard for the last few weeks, we were able to break up the picking with a barbecue and rugby game.  It’s not just your usual match though; it’s called the state of origin and its where Queensland play New South Wales over three games, to see who’s the best.  The backpackers headed over…

A Trip to Tin Can Bay

As I was the first backpacker to arrive, there wasn’t much work for me to do so instead I helped around the house and farm.  The farmers took me down to their other house in Tin Can Bay one night, where we met their friends and had a curry. It was very different compared to…

Australia Day

G’day! January 26th is Australia Day, and it’s a time to drink and eat!  As usual, the hosts with the most, Tash and Ben put on an awesome spread! Ben was on barbecue duty, whilst Tash, her friend and I sat back and drank.  Here’s Ben looking very Aussie: We started off with a cheese…