David Savage Travel Articles

 
A Perfect Place to Get Lost – Lundy Island, UK
Backpackers travelling to Greatest Britain (centre of the universe) may find it hard to locate places that are ‘off-the-beaten-track’. This is due to obvious non-massive nature of the land. Those who do find themselves out there may simply be lost in darkened city alleys after another night in London’s famous “Church”. For those unfamiliar with […]
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Iga Warta – An Aboriginal Insight – Australia
The Iga Warta Aboriginal community offers backpack
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The Baz Bus: A Review – Cape Town, South Africa
The ‘Baz Bus‘ is a hop-on hop-off bus service travelling between Cape Town and Victoria Falls via Northern Drakensburg or Swaziland. The concept is the same as OZ Experience and Kiwi Experience. Passengers pay for a ticket which is valid for twelve months and en route they can jump off and hop on a following […]
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Lone Female
Incident I was traveling between Cairns and Alice Springs on a three-day overland trip. On the trip were the driver, a company mechanic, a Texan and four girls. Everyone was traveling alone. To cut a long story short, on the first night, after some heavy drinking the driver, who was in his 50’s, entered the […]
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Jeffery’s Bay – Locals Guide
South Africa's most famous surfing spot is a worth
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Coffee Bay – A Locals Guide
Coffee Bay South Africa The Transkei, South Africa. During Apartheid in South Africa, the Transkei was made a Homeland for the Xhosa People. It was the Apartheid Government’s way of segregating whites from blacks. They may have given them a homeland but the land they gave had little economic prospects or worth. Racism was so […]
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Adventure in Cape Town – Cape Town, South Africa
Cape Town is South Africa’s City to be seen in. It is world famous for it’s backdrop, Table Mountain, and is the country’s number one cosmopolitan city. Adventure in Cape Town doesn’t just involve throwing yourself off cliffs, shark diving and chasing muggers. No, no, no – Adventure in Cape Town is physical from dawn […]
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The Road to Becoming OZ Experienced – Quorn from Coober Pedy
On The Bus… Rejoining the Stuart Highway from Coober Pedy we continued our journey south through the desert. In such a big country, with scattered communities dotted here, there and in the middle of nowhere, it was necessary to set up a special health care service. This service has become known as The Royal Flying […]
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The Road to Becoming OZ Experienced – Barossa Valley from Parachilna
Photojournalist David Savage travels Australia on the OZ Experience… On The Bus… In Alice Springs about a week earlier I heard about a legend. The Legend of an OZ Experience Bus gone ‘HIPPIE’, driven by Hippie Happy ‘Shell’, reputedly from the stars somewhere over New Zealand. Today I met the Legend. Stepping onto the bus […]
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The Road to Becoming OZ Experienced – Phillip Island from Melbourne
Photojournalist David Savage travels Australia on the OZ Experience… Phillip Island Phillip Island is just a two-hour drive from Melbourne. As we crossed the bridge joining the mainland to the island we entered an Island that was declared a Nature Park in 1997. The Island is home to Australia’s famous colony of ‘Little Penguins’ at […]
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