Leaving Noosa after a nights stay led us into our last night further south on Dicky Beach. An uneventful stay provided a much required remembrance on our time in Australia. Yes, most living things apart form humans will try to kill you, yes swimming in waters is 99% a risk but it’s surprisingly a wonderful, complete country that still lacks a little development for the good. People will doubt when crossing the road, but will swim with sharks as their water adrenaline kicks in. Although it’s character as a man made home lacks style, it’s flora, fauna and enthusiastic people makes up for a nation with real experiences. Our journey did not finish here though, we set out to finally reach Brisbane, discard our hot box and experience the city for a few days before jetting out to New Zealand. Our short stay in Brisbane was mainly remembered for one experience, no, not my addiction to Lamington cakes, but our close encounter with the adorable Koalas at Lone Pine Sanctuary. Brisbane is a simple quiet city, perfect for the end of a journey through so much nature but it was all topped off with a experience with all the animals we had yet to find on our journey so far. Not only did we learn about Koalas and the great work the sanctuary does, but also get to hold one. Their adorable nature seems to outweigh to excessive grip their claws make with your shoulders. Watching baby and mother, teens and the retired reiterates what a simple life they really have and what a joy it was to be apart of that for just a few seconds. Not only that but we FINALLY got to see Kangaroos, not just that but feed them! Their nature is humble and calm when they are safe so to be amongst such powerful animals, similar to that of the feeling with elephants, was inspiring. So, our journey came to a close, much like it opened; diving into nature. Our experiences were not replaceable and looking back were irresistible. Days passed like seconds, but those special seconds lasted for days. Thank you Australia.