‘A bit bogan and so worth it!’ Backpackers share the VERY unusual tattoos they got to remember their time in Australia – including a bin chicken and a sausage sanga
- Backpackers travelling around Australia have shared unusual tattoos they got
- They all said they got tattoos as a memento of their time travelling Australia
- Tattoos range from VB cans to Vegemite jars, a ‘bin chicken’ and a wine bottle
Backpackers in Australia have shared tattoos they got to remember their time in the country including images of Vegemite and a sausage sanga.
Rachel Keating posted a picture of her latest tattoo, a Riverside Shiraz wine bottle, to Facebook group Australia Backpackers 2019 as a reminder of her time in country.
‘Nothing screams Australia like cheap wine! Anyone else get any ink to remind them of their time here?’ she wrote alongside the picture.
Backpackers travelling Australia took to social media to share unusual tattoos they got as a memento or reminder of their time Down Under including a ‘bin chicken’ drinking a beer (pictured)
Perhaps one of the most iconic Australian ‘dishes’ is a sausage in bread and this backpacker went the extra mile and got one tattooed on his leg (pictured)
One backpacker wanted to not only commemorate his time in Australia with a boomerang tattoo (pictured) while another got a eucalyptus branch
Ms Keating told Daily Mail Australia she was inspired to get the tattoo after realising how many great memories she created in Australia.
‘I wanted something to remind me of my time in Australia and all the good times I’ve had with people here over a bottle or two of cheap red wine. So many stories!’ she said.
She said when she showed her friends and family the tattoo they ‘found it funny’.
Within hours more than 100 backpackers commented on the post with pictures of their own Australia-inspired tattoos.
Rachel Keating said she got a bottle of red wine tattooed on her body after sharing so many amazing memories and stories in Australia over a ‘bottle or two of cheap red wine’
The tattoos ranged from home jobs to top tier professional work including a massive chest piece one man got of Australia with with two red tailed black cockatoo feathers (pictured)
Western Australia seemed to catch the hearts of many backpackers with a couple of WA inspired tattoos including an Emu in honour of Emu Export Lager (pictured)
The tattoos ranged from basic inkings to top tier professional work including a massive chest piece one man got of Australia with two red tailed black cockatoo feathers.
One woman from the United States got ‘Straya’ tattooed on her arm below a clipping of barbed wire.
‘A bit bogan and so worth it,’ she wrote above her picture.
Another felt enough of a kinship with the white ibis, known as a ‘bin chicken’, to get a tattoo of one drinking a beer on her ankle.
Some people were creative in their choice of tattoo with one man getting a camel riding a Broome to remember his time in Broome, famous for camels.
Kangaroos and Vegemite, proved popular choices among backpackers looking to commemorate their adventure
Some people were creative in their choice of tattoo with one man getting a camel riding a Broome to remember his time in Broome, famous for camels (pictured)
A typical Australian saying, heard every day, ‘No Worries’ also features on one backpacker’s arm while another got ‘Goon’ tattooed on her ankle
A typical Australian saying, heard every day, ‘No Worries’ also features on one backpacker’s arm while another got ‘Goon’ tattooed on her ankle.
One backpacker wanted to not only commemorate his time in Australia but also wanted to honour the Indigenous culture by getting a boomerang tattoo.
Others couldn’t decide on just one thing to remember Australia by so got a collage of tattoos.
Some were inspired by the post to get their own permanent memento of the time they spent Down Under.
‘I’m planning to get one before I leave as well! Not too sure what I’m getting yet though,’ one backpacker wrote.
Others couldn’t decide on just one thing to remember Australia by so got a collage of tattoos. This woman got a VB and the finger-ring game combined (pictured)
Some showed off tattoos of iconic Australian beer VB while others were a little more creative in their choice of tattoo like one woman who got ‘Straya’ tattooed under barbed wire
Australia’s iconic kangaroo proved a popular choice (pictured) among backpackers touring around the country with a range of different designs being showcased on the Facebook page