My Town, Sydney! May 24th 2004 My first month in Sydney I hated it! Mainly I was just frustrated that I couldn’t find a job. Then I realized that’s just the way life is in a big city and once I found my niche I began to LOVE it! I started attending St. Paul’s, a Lutheran church in the city, and met heaps of people my age who were fun and helpful (I ended up living with many of them ... read more
Oceania » Australia » New South Wales » Sydney 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
Fleeing the Canadian winter!!!!!!!!
A year travelling in New Zealand/Australia... and insufficient contact with friends and family back home. I'm making up for that (hopefully) with this travel diary which I am composing more or less all at once. Yikes! What a task. Anyway, I started with a couple entries for the beginning of my trip (some are composed of bits of emails I've written) and some for my most recent adventures. As I have time, I will fill in the middle! If you don't feel like reading all my crap, at least click on the entries and check out the pics! Love you all,
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