brissy and the lore take 2 + lamington December 26th 2008 we landed in brissy on christmas day. you wouldn't know it from the sunshine - it was hot and muggy. we checked into our hotel, but of course our room wasn't ready so we went for an hour walk along the river and had our first australian meal: french fries. yes. french fries. we also meandered through the botanical garden and i (susan) went crazy for the trees. they have hoop pines here and booyan ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Woodford 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
i wanted to go to europe.
she wanted to go to south america.
there was silence and much way was not given on either side.
then we compromised: australia & new zealand!**
it's sure to be a google of miles & points well spent :]
looking forward to: the great barrier reef, the daintree rain forest, cape tribulation, sailing the whitsundays, the twelve apostles, the milford sound, franz josef glacier & the glow worm caves
looking forward to: watching water go down the drain the wrong way :] uluru, a foreign casino buffet! franz josef glacier and the lord of the rings tour!!! one ri... full info