Smokin' in the Northern Territory September 17th 2011 I'm not sure how I expected to feel when I got to Uluru. I was excited to be in the outback--excited to be in a place with so much geology exposed, excited to be surrounded by so much openness and sky...
My three-day tour began yesterday, with a meeting with the driver and one of the other people from Emu Run Tours to discuss the meals and how it would w ... 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
All my life, I've wanted to be a storyteller. My experiences as an exchange student in New Zealand started me on a path to learn how to tell the stories left behind in the rocks. After six years working as a geophysicist, I returned to university to get a Masters degree in Geology. Those studies have dominated my life, and my travels, for the last couple of years.
The adventure continues, on the other side of the continent. I've moved to central New York State to do a PhD in geology. New areas to explore and new rocks to discover!
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