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Trip: My Return to Australia: Reef, Rainforest, and Rock

There are [34] stories from my trip: My Return to Australia: Reef, Rainforest, and Rock


Photos: Fiji Islands

FIJI | Tuesday, 30 Jan 2007 | Photo Gallery

I've been to Fiji three times (2007, 2008, and 2009) and I've just been accepted in Suva! These photos include Nadi, South Sea Island, Pacific Harbour, and Beachcomber Island
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Fiji

FIJI | Tuesday, 30 Jan 2007 | Views [2520]

I’ll now tell you about my only day in the magical, tropical Fiji Islands. The plane landed at 5:30 and it was barely light out. The sunrise was so beautiful; I wish I could have run out and got a photo of it. I got off the plane and it was warm ... Read more >

Tags: adventures


My Last Australia Night

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 29 Jan 2007 | Views [870]

Today was, sadly, my final day in this amazing country called Australia, the Lucky Country, Oz, Down Under…you name it! It’s all beautiful. I woke up at 8:30 from the cute dogs jumping on the bed. Jessica was getting ready to leave for ... Read more >

Tags: philosophy of travel


Gold Coast

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 28 Jan 2007 | Views [1050]

            Today was my 20 th and second to last day in the Land Down Under. I’m sad that I’m heading home tomorrow. I woke up at 8:30 and I packed up everything. I was hoping to go to the Australia Zoo, so I went to the train station at 9:30 ... Read more >

Tags: beaches & sunshine


Noosa fun

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 27 Jan 2007 | Views [2011]

            My 19 th day in the Lucky Country was another exciting one! I’ll tell you all about it. I woke up at 9:00 and Jon and I each had a cup of tea. I packed up the remainder of my stuff and we decided on going to the beach. So, we checked ... Read more >

Tags: Beaches & sunshine


Photos: Gold Coast

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 27 Jan 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Australia Day @ Noosa!

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 26 Jan 2007 | Views [1301]

Happy Australia Day!!! It was my 18 th day in this special land. I was awoken around 6:00 in the morning form the call of the laughing kookaburra, although I fell back asleep for a few more hours. Kookaburras and rainbow lorikeets are very plentiful ... Read more >

Tags: party time


Gallery: Noosa

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 26 Jan 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Pearl's House in Ippy

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 25 Jan 2007 | Views [1593]

            Today was my 17 th day in Australia. I woke up in a good mood determined to make up for a rough day yesterday. Oh well, I shouldn’t complain because I’m in such a lovely country with such lively people. I packed up and gave Scarlett ... Read more >

Tags: people


A rough day

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 24 Jan 2007 | Views [923]

            Today was my 16 th day in this “holy land.” I woke up at 9:00 and packed up my stuff. I went down to the reception desk, and Louise was there. She was excited to see me and I told her about my travels in the Red Centre. I gave her a ... Read more >

Tags: I should have known better!


Back to Brizzy

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 23 Jan 2007 | Views [1302]

            Today was my 15 th day in Australia and my last day in Alice Springs. I woke up hearing the birds’ morning calls at 7:40. I had some time, so I packed up my stuff and then walked down to the BP station for a couple of Red Bulls. For ... Read more >

Tags: planes trains & automobiles


A day in the Alice

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 22 Jan 2007 | Views [1018]

Today was my 14 th day in Oz, and my last full day in Alice Springs. I ended up sleeping in until 10:00. I’ve never done that on a trip. Last night I had a dream that I bought a plane ticket to Japan to climb Mt. Fuji. But, I woke up thinking ... Read more >

Tags: philosophy of travel


Sunrise at Uluru

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 21 Jan 2007 | Views [7144] | Comments [1]

Today was one of the most exciting days of my young life! I spent heaps of time at Ulu r u. I actually woke up at 5:15 because Leith’s alarm didn’t go off, and as a result, we all woke up late. Leith got us all up in a hurry and told us ... Read more >

Tags: sightseeing


Uluru, and Kata Tjuta

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 20 Jan 2007 | Views [1367]

            Today was my 12 th day in this beautiful land and I woke up in a swag roll. I actually had woken up at like 3:30 (or something like that; I don’t have a watch) and thought it rained because my pack was saturated with dew. I fell back ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures


Stargazing, campfires, and the Dreamtime

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 19 Jan 2007 | Views [2875]

Today was my 11th day in hot “red” Australia, as I’m in the middle of the Outback. I woke up at 5:30 AM after being so tired last night. The birds were singing and making their morning calls. There are a lot of beautiful birds ... Read more >

Tags: culture


Gallery: Australian Outback

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 19 Jan 2007 | Photo Gallery

Red Centre
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Gallery: Alice Springs

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 18 Jan 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Desert rains!

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 18 Jan 2007 | Views [980]

My 10th day in warm, sunny Australia was another exciting one. I was looking forward to my flight to the Red Centre, which is almost in the dead center of Australia. I managed to wake myself up at 4:45 AM. I woke up fearing that I missed my flight ... Read more >

Tags: relaxation


Brisbane

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 17 Jan 2007 | Views [892]

            Today was my 9 th full day in the Land of Oz. I woke up at 8:30 and got ready to leave Jessica’s house. She had to leave for work and she left her phone number for me. I checked my email and all that and then started out. Hopefully ... Read more >

Tags: Lost!


Time with Jessica, Kyle, and myself

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 16 Jan 2007 | Views [887]

I had another good ol’ day in sunny Australia. I woke up at 8:30 and Jessica hadn’t left for work yet, so I said good morning and showed her my picture with the koala. She thought it was very cute. She left for work and I left shortly thereafter.... Read more >

Tags: friends


Koalas and Kangaroos

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 15 Jan 2007 | Views [2118]

            I’ll recap with you my 7 th full day in my return to Aussie Land. After falling sleep early last night, I got up at 8:30. Kyle and Jessica had already left for work. I made the bed and put my pack in the closet, making sure to leave ... Read more >

Tags: Culture


I see Jessica!

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 14 Jan 2007 | Views [993]

            On my 6 th full day in sunny Australia, I had another eventful day. I woke up on board the Sunlander. While I was sleeping, we crossed the Tropic of Capricorn, which is my first time crossing a Tropic circle on land. I reckon it was ... Read more >

Tags: friends


Gallery: Brisbane

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 14 Jan 2007 | Photo Gallery


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The Sunlander

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 13 Jan 2007 | Views [2043]

            Today was my 5th day in sunny, beautiful Australia. I woke up at 5:30 and finished packing my bag. I was exhausted because I only slept three hours last night. I checked out of my hostel and started walking toward the train station.... Read more >

Tags: planes trains & automobiles


Photos: Queensland Coast

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 13 Jan 2007 | Photo Gallery

Whilst on the Sunlander for 31 hours...
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Snorkeling at Cape Trib

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 12 Jan 2007 | Views [2044]

I had another amazing Aussie day, so I reckon I’ll tell you all. I woke up at 7:30 after being so exhausted last night. It’s so magical waking up in the middle of the world’s oldest tropical rainforest. I got my free brekkie (breakfast) ... Read more >

Tags: adventures


Crocodiles, rainforests, and the Tropical North

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 11 Jan 2007 | Views [2403]

My third day in tropical north Queensland was another exciting one, so I’ll tell you all. I woke up at 6:15 and packed my stuff. On the way down to the lobby, I met this couple from Italy. At the desk, I had got a fax saying that my bus was going ... Read more >

Tags: the great outdoors


Gallery: Cape Tribulation and Daintree River

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 11 Jan 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Green Island

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 10 Jan 2007 | Views [1422]

My second day in sunny Cairns was another adventurous one. So, I’d like to recap my day. I woke up at 6:15 and got ready; because I really wanted go out to the Great Barrier Reef today. It was already hot and humid at 6:30, but I didn’t ... Read more >

Tags: adventures


Photos: Green Island

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 10 Jan 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Fitzroy Island

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 9 Jan 2007 | Views [2626]

I’ll talk about my first day in Australia and in tropical Cairns. I woke up at 8:00 after being so exhausted after all those flights yesterday. I took a shower and washed up. My shower doesn’t even have a full door on it. After showering, ... Read more >

Tags: adventures


Photos: Fitzroy Island

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 9 Jan 2007 | Photo Gallery

Fitzroy Island is one of Australia's most spectacular islands! Located just off the coast from Cairns, there is some fabulous hiking, snorkelling, and all the rest to go with it!
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Back in Aussie!

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 8 Jan 2007 | Views [663]

I got off the plane and set foot on Cairns at about 5:40 PM. I immediately realized how humid it was. That said, I changed into my swimming shorts at the airport and decided to walk to my hotel, the old school way. A hundred meters down the road I ... Read more >

Tags: beaches & sunshine


Gallery: Cairns

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 8 Jan 2007 | Photo Gallery


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