We are now in
Australians are super nice, very outgoing, genuine and relaxed.
Bundaberg is the regional center of the larger farming community. Sugar cane grows in abundance and supplies the local mill. The Bundaberg Rum factory makes use of all the sugar cane to produce famous Bundaberg Rum The town has a nice central business district, lots of small shops and a few blocks that are very pedestrian friendly.
Pick up trucks are replaced with "Utes" or Utility Vehicles descend from 1970’s Chevy El Caminos and Ford Rancheros with a flat bed on the back and a V-8 under the hood.
Strong accents are the norm.
Here are a few new Ausie vocab words
Wack = Give it a try.
G’day = Good day
Milk bar = small convenience store
Whinge = Complain
Esky = Cooler
Mate = General term of familiarity regardless if you know the person or not.
Good on ya = Well done
No worries = No problem or you are welcome
Bush = Anywhere away from the city.
Ripper = Good