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Trip: Australia

There are [6] stories from my trip: Australia

Seeing the 3rd Most Recognizable Shape in the World

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 1 Mar 2011 | Views [598]

Any guesses? It's the Sydney Opera House. Who knew! The first two are the Nike Swoosh and the big yellow arches of McDonalds according to our guide Richard who took us up the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Our feeling was that if it was good enough for Oprah, ... Read more >

Phew, that was Close!

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 28 Feb 2011 | Views [626]

We have so far stayed very safe in our travels and aside from a few bouts of food sickness in SE Asia, have been quite lucky. We have however compiled quite a list of "close calls" some of which have been getting closer and close. I don't ... Read more >


AUSTRALIA | Monday, 21 Feb 2011 | Views [467] | Comments [1]

So long Melbourne, it was time to head even farther south, by way of overnight ferry. After a short nights sleep aboard the Spirit of Tasmania, we stepped off the ship, rented our second car on the wrong side of the road, and found ourselves some breaky ... Read more >

City Lights--Touring Brisbane and Melbourne

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 14 Feb 2011 | Views [305]

Both of us being country folk, we were surprised in ourselves at just how much we enjoyed ourselves in the “big” cities. We arrived in Brisbane, Brissy for short (everything in Aussie land has an abbreviation, and usually on that ends with a “y” or ... Read more >

Playing with Sharks and Dingos

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 10 Feb 2011 | Views [514]

So there are both some benefits to being in a civilized country again, and also drawbacks. The good parts are many in number and range from things like normal-sized TP rolls, menus without misspellings, food options OTHER than rice, and the list goes ... Read more >

How Ya Going, Mate?

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 5 Feb 2011 | Views [1335] | Comments [3]

Howdy from Down Under!  About 10 days ago we left the cool and damp weather of Northern Vietnam with sunshine and beaches waiting for us in Australia.  First, however, we had to layover for 13hrs in the Bangkok Airport.  We could have gone into town ... Read more >