Globe-Trotting July 1st 2008 What a nuts week of travel!
I've spend more time traveling in this past week than I have in a good long time.
Plane from lovely Brisbane to Los Angeles, to Boston (30 hours of travel there, not including driving time back to Jon's apartment, at least another hour and a half). Not a bad flight--I managed to sleep most of it, and had enough time between flights in LAX (even though my luggag ... read more
North America » United States » Washington » San Juan Islands Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
I'm abroad this semester at the University of Queensland, in Brisbane, Australia.
Stay on top of my scholastic adventures and wild wanderings!
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I love a sunburnt country,
A land of sweeping plains,
Of ragged mountain ranges,
Of droughts and flooding rains.
I love her far horizons,
I love her jewel-sea,
Her beauty and her terror
The wide brown land for me!
~ Dorothea Mackellar... full info