Where Is It? All around Australia
The Big Lap, as it’s known, is the ultimate driving journey Australians take when we realise there’s more to life than work. We cull all our stuff, kit up the car, get sorted with camping gear or caravans, and set off on the road to everywhere. Many of us do it when we retire. Some of the smarter ones among us do it before we’re tied down with careers at all. Still others return home from living overseas and head off, after guiltily realising we know more about the rest of the world we do about our homeland. The bravest among us do it with young kids.
“Do this at least once in your life. I’ve done it over 20 years in cars, motorcycles and by thumb.” Tony Wheeler
One thing is for sure – it’s a trip worth taking and one you don’t want to rush. We urge you to take a year off to explore. You can always pick up where you left off when you get back. If you want to.