I dont think you truly understand
the actual size of Australia.
Just because we live in the same country, does not mean that we are 1 hour drives away from each other. Like, take this map for example Australia is bloody huge, ok?
You cant just… visit someone in another state/city without taking a huge drive across nowhereland for several hours. It isnt as simple as people put it.
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Wow… I knew Australia was big, but goddamn. NEVER LISTENING TO ANYONE’S COMPLAINTS ABOUT HAVING TO TRAVEL WITHIN THEIR OWN COUNTRY AGAIN. I live in Sydney, just to visit my parents I have to travel 3 -4 hours each way. To go to Melbourne or Brisbane on a train is about 13 hours each way. THIS PLACE IS HUGE.