Buying Options

Kindle Price: $3.99
includes tax, if applicable
kindle unlimited logo
Read this title for $0.00. Learn more
Read for $0.00
OR

These promotions will be applied to this item:

Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Facebook Twitter Pinterest <Embed>
Kangaroos and Chaos: The true story of one backpacker's insane adventure around Australia by [Brooke, Julia]
Kindle App Ad

Kangaroos and Chaos: The true story of one backpacker's insane adventure around Australia Kindle Edition

3.1 out of 5 stars 7 customer reviews

See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Kindle
$3.99

Length: 324 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled Language: English

New Year New You Sale
Choose from over 100 top-rated Self-Help, Fitness and Health books on sale to kick start your new year. Sale ends on 31 January 2019 at 11:59 pm AEDT. Shop now

Product description

Product Description


Julia is granted a working holiday visa and heads to Australia. Never one to do things quietly, she tours the country via a jumble of hostels, road trips and randomness, indulging in more than her fair share of debauchery along the way. She attempts and fails to learn to surf, attends her very first festival and explores the open minded village of Nimbin.

Intoxicated both literally and metaphorically by the backpacker lifestyle, Julia decides to extend her visa. However, there’s a catch. To be eligible she must complete 88 days of farm work. To console herself she purchases a small car (which turns out to be totally impractical for cross country drives) and decides to spread the work over the course of her trip. A dairy, cattle station and a hippy commune are all on the list and the hazardous results are hilariously entertaining, as the city girl takes on rural tasks.

Back on the road she continues to unearth the history, culture and people of Australia. Through the dust of the desert she fossicks for sapphires; in the subtropical north man eating crocodiles leap from murky waters, and off the East Coast giant fish chase her across the Reef.

Julia boldly takes uncalculated risks in the name of adventure and is not afraid to look stupid doing so. From bagging bananas and branding cattle, to animal attacks and outback disaster, it’s an authentic Aussie experience which will change her life forever.

"From the big cities of Sydney and Melbourne, to the Great Barrier Reef, Whitsundays and Fraser Island; this girl knows no limit to reckless adventure. Couch surfing, hitch-hiking, sailing and four wheel drive action, its all there, alongside drunken mishaps and states of lust and inebriation to which we can all relate. Julia travels the Australian backpacker path in her own unique style."

CAUTION CONTAINS ADULT CONTENT:'Tell all' means just that!

About the Author

Julia loves to travel, explore and shock. While on the road she lives in the moment, soaking up every second with intense (and often highly intoxicated) passion.

Julia set out to write a 'tell all' true story of backpacker life Down Under, with all the naughty bits left in (she is still coming to terms with the fact that her Grandmother has read every detail)! She hopes that 'Kangaroos and Chaos', will inspire budding backpackers, take ex-travellers on a trip down memory lane and entertain anyone who enjoys a giggle and a gasp as they read.

For Julia, the pleasure of writing a book comes from contact with her readers. Feedback, comments and random thoughts from across the world put an instant smile into her day. She encourages you to simply say hello, share an opinion/ story, leave a review, or request/ browse pictures from her trip and chaotic life in general.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Julia-Brooke/e/B00LRP6RCC/ref=ntt_dp_epwbk_0

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KangaroosandChaos

Instagram: http://instagram.com/kangaroos_and_chaos/

Tumblr: http://kangaroosandchaos.tumblr.com/

Twitter:: https://twitter.com/kangaroos_chaos

www.kangaroosandchaos.com

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 3211 KB
  • Print Length: 324 pages
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B01DPT2A1O
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray:
  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 3.1 out of 5 stars 7 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #488,185 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
click to open popover

7 customer reviews

3.1 out of 5 stars

Review this product

Share your thoughts with other customers

Showing 1-7 of 7 reviews

16 March 2017
Format: Kindle EditionVerified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Comment Report abuse
TOP 1000 REVIEWER
3 August 2015
Format: Kindle EditionVerified Purchase
12 April 2014
Format: Kindle EditionVerified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Comment Report abuse
4 August 2015
Format: Kindle EditionVerified Purchase
4 February 2016
Format: Kindle EditionVerified Purchase
23 October 2015
Format: Kindle EditionVerified Purchase
8 December 2017
Format: Kindle Edition
One person found this helpful
Comment Report abuse

Would you like to see more reviews about this item?


Where's My Stuff?

Delivery and Returns

Need Help?