Why Would Anyone in Their Right Mind Backpack Around The World with Two Small Kids?
And Why You Should Do it Now!
Cape Town → Hermanus watching whales and shark cage diving → → Oudtshoorn → Start Garden Route Wilderness → Plettenburg Bay → Jeffrey’s Bay → Addo Elephant Park tree house lodge at avoca river cabins or → The Wild Coast → Durban consider a township stay → St Lucia and Hluhluwe-iMfolzi Park → Indonesia.
From Bangkok, head south to the Samui islands (Ko Samui, Ko Pha-Ngan, Ko Tao) to become a certified beachaholic and diver. Then hop the peninsula to the Andaman beaches of Krabi/ Railay, Ko Phi-Phi,Ko Lanta and Trang Islands.
Ko Chang, cross the Hat Lek– Cham Yeam border bound for Sihanoukville’s collection of scruffy and sublime beaches.Stop in Franco -influenced Kampot and its nearby hill station.Turn inland to Phnom Penh to pay your respects at its genocide museums thenBus to Siem Reap and the monumental splendor of Angkor.Board a flight to Pakse, gateway to the easy river living of Si Phan Don
Bus to Vientiane and on to Vang Vieng then Luang Prabang. After a few days take a two-day slowboat up the Mekong River to Huay Xai for the Gibbon Experience and overnight in the Jungle Treehoues. Finish in Luang Nam Tha for a trek in the wild Nam Ha National Protected Area.
Fly to Bali. Bask on the beach in Bali → go inland to Ubud → escape the beach crowds in → Flores, and go dragon -spotting on → Komodo. Return to Bali and catch a flight to New Zealand.
Arrive in Melbourne spend a few days consider going to Tasmania then drive up the coast to Pebbly Beach (Kangaroos) and then up to Jervis Bay then onto → Sydney → Hunter Valley for national-park tramping, and stop for water sports in family-friendly Port Stephens ,Myall Lakes National Park and Coffs Harbour . Skip up to Byron Bay for New Age indulgences and great beaches then head over to Queensland and the surf-addicted Gold Coast . Pause in Brisbane (yTrvavel) and then amble up through Noosa and the glorious Sunshine Coast . The Bruce Hwy wends along the stunning coast into the far north. Visit the whale-watching haven of Hervey Bay and further north, up to the blissful Whitsunday Islands , the coral charms of the Great Barrier Reef and the scuba-diving nexus of Cairns.
Acclimatize in the capital, see the sights and experience Hanoi’s unique street-life. Tour incomparable Halong Bay, then take in the extraordinary caves and karsts of Phong Nha. Hue, city of pagodas and tombs, beckons next. Then push on to charming Hoi An, where you can rest up. Party in Nha Trang then continue south to idyllic Mui Ne Beach. Round things off Saigon-style in Vietnam’ s liveliest metropolis, Ho Chi Minh City. Finish of in the