Budgewoi Floods June 10th 2007 Didn't mean to raise a blog for this but have had a few phone calls from concerned people.
The Central Coast and Newcastle were declared a disaster zone following a cyclone which passed through the area on Friday and Saturday. Several people have died and many places have been flooded.
Sylvia and I are both well. We were in Sydney when the cyclone struck. Our house has some minor damage but ... read more
Oceania » Australia » New South Wales » Budgewoi Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
We are home from our Round-the World adventure. I still have to finish the blogs for the following sections:
Sept 14 - 25: Boston, USA to Vancouver, Canada by train.
Sept 26 - Oct 21: MV Volandam from Vancouver to Sydney.
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