My REAL Birthday September 26th 2004 I considered today to be my real birthday since it's the 25th at home. We were up at 4:30am in order to watch the sun rise behind Uluru (Ayers Rock). It was stunning!!
After that we did a long hike around Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) which was much easier than the King's Canyon walk but equally impressive.
We also drove around Uluru and looked at some Aboriginal rock paintings and heard some Aborigi ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Northern Territory » Uluru 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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