Hoi ta toi toi! Chip chip cheeerio! Merry Trentadue's all up in the UK ...watch out! Travel Journal Here we go again!

i must be on a roll...

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 19 Mar 2008 | Views [201]

I got another phone number on my sign up sheet today! haha. tomorrow is meeting day ... all day. long day... going to bed soon. I'm hoping to get 100 aps in... no one in the group has gotten 100 yet. I keep beating my own sign up records, every week ... Read more >


highly explosive hydrogen atom

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 19 Mar 2008 | Views [233] | Comments [1]

Funny story from last week at the University of Queensland (in Brisbane). I recognized one of the students that came into the info meeting. he was turning in his application, and i said, HI! Man, how many times did you hear the annoucement? he said, ... Read more >


PHOTOS UPLOADED!

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 17 Mar 2008 | Views [162]

If you go to the home page of my journal, and look on the right side  - your'll see a link called photo galleries. I uploaded my pics since i've been here! Enjoy! sorry - no captions yet. gotta get to bed. At least there are pics! :)


ode to a hairdryer

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 17 Mar 2008 | Views [198]

had to chuck some things that were slowing me down. i only brought one bag, and for some reasons decided to bring my hairdryer. i coudln't find a converter for it, but the werider thing was, i never use a haridrer. so alas - can to leave it behind at ... Read more >


Gallery: Surfers Paradise and Coolangatta Surf Comp.

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 17 Mar 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Brisbane, QUT and UofQ

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Gallery: Arrival and Sydney

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Friday Feb 14th - Monday 17th ---90000 degrees in melbs

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 17 Mar 2008 | Views [356]

So, we wake up from our "sleep" at noon on friday. Friday is the day you go to the campus for the following week, check it out, and get the info you need for Monday-Wed. That was the plan. We also had to figure out printing for the next week, ... Read more >


Have you ever slept under a stairwell??

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 17 Mar 2008 | Views [255]

(HAPPY ST. PATTY's DAY!) Sorry it's been a while. I'll go days at a time  - from time to time, not being able to access the internet. I'll fill you in now! So - Thursday march 13th I wake up, afer being in bed sick the whole day wedneday. I felt ... Read more >


sickie pants

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 12 Mar 2008 | Views [229]

oh no! some how i managed to get sick. i am never sick! i have a massive sore throat... and the chills. I only stayed on campus today (wed the 12th) until noon. from 8-11 i managed to get 7 announcements in, and 135 new sign ups thouhg. so at least i ... Read more >

Tags: sick and working. isv = no rest!


Week One Results :)

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | Views [349]

Hey guys - going to try to copy and paste this email in from our boss Shona. I got the most apps, and sign ups for week one! eve more than the 2 vets who have done 3 seasons already :) I think i totally depends on what uni you get, but i'll take it! ... Read more >

Tags: Work


Merry's Cell Phone Number

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 8 Mar 2008 | Views [1564]

I got a cell phone... it's 0415268478   it's free for me to receive calls. But if you do call it, you have to do find out the country code first. I think it's 0011 then 02... then the number. But i just guessed, i could be way off. Anyway - that's ... Read more >

Tags: The Planning Phase


Hurray for good news!!!

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 8 Mar 2008 | Views [361]

I just got accomodation for the next week - $75 for sunday night, then $80 for Monday-Wednesday!!! Hurray! this is great news, because we were over budget by $65 this week... there was no where cheap to stay in brissie. Except the hostle that I'm at now, ... Read more >

Tags: Work


First week on campus - Q.U.T.

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 8 Mar 2008 | Views [442]

March 3rd was our first day on campus . We walked down from our hotel - about a 10-15min walk. it's hot here btw! I was nervous as can be. Brad and I had already spit up campus - so now it was time for me to find some class rooms to make announcements ... Read more >

Tags: Work


Brissie, Surfers Paradise, and Coolengatta surf contest

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 8 Mar 2008 | Views [891] | Comments [1]

So we land in Brissie on Friday Feb 29th and have to rent a car. We are able to swing a deal w/the guy because we are so poor and are with a voluntter organization. :) We have a very strict budget, so we really are poor! Brad is the driver first - ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Sydney

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 8 Mar 2008 | Views [427]

I forgot to report that I had some celebrity sitings in LAX airport! I saw Mattchew Brodrick (with some lady that wasn't SJP)! Also - there were 2 celebrities on our flight to Sydney! I very pregnanat Namoi Watts (aussie actress)was on the plane. didn't ... Read more >

Tags: Work


big bear and sydney part 2!

USA | Saturday, 1 Mar 2008 | Views [543] | Comments [2]

Sorry it's taken me so long to update. apparently, wireless interent isn't the norm out here. i am actually paying for it right now. (gasp) Current location and time: Surfers Paradise, 4:12pm on march 12th. OK - so back to the story. So Frenchie ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Last night of training and Sydney

USA | Friday, 29 Feb 2008 | Views [287]

Current date is Feb 28th, time is 2PM. The last night of training was SO much fun. Boss man Simon left around 5pm. we worked till about 7pm - and then the fun began. We all felt so pent up, that we acted like it was our last night on earth. It was ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road


I got my itinerary!

USA | Saturday, 23 Feb 2008 | Views [341] | Comments [4]

Saturday - February something. We got out itineraries!!!! We fly to Sydney on the 25th (this monday) we are there for a few days - then we head off to our Uni's. B-rad and I got Brisban and Melbourne! We'll be in Brissie for 2 weeks, then Melbourne for ... Read more >

Tags: The Planning Phase


I got my partner!

USA | Friday, 22 Feb 2008 | Views [249]

    I got paired with Brad! He's a funny guy from Canada. I think we'll have fun, travel well together, and have do great on campus. We find out tomorrow where we are going! I do know, that I didn't get New Zealand as my territory. Kinda bumbed - but ... Read more >

Tags: The Planning Phase


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