It has almost been a month, three weeks exactly, since I embarked on my first real road trip, and what better way to do it than in Australia. We packed our bags just after Christmas in Brisbane, and set off to Sydney, to Melbourne and then to The Great Ocean Road, before travelling back to Brisbane on Sunday morning, stopping off at locations we missed on the way down.
“Constantly using your camera diminishes the power of your memories. It seems you pay less attention when you are counting on your photographs as a memory aid.”
“Nah, jet lag won’t effect me, tiredness doesn’t usually bother me, it can’t be that difficult, I’ll be fine.” Jesus Christ was I wrong. Jet lag hit me like a ton of bricks – worse than most cases apparently, as many people have loved telling me. I was tired (obv), my head was gone for a few days and I was physically sick. Not only that, I also suffered from a bloody sinus infection – something I’ve never had before.