Good day Sydney! August 23rd 2009 Sydney
I'm happy to report, i'm reporting from the other side of the world!
I've only been here the better part of 2 days, but as usual, i'll report my completely subjective reflections on the city. Sydney is in a word, "surprising" on several accounts. First off, it's SOOOOOO unbelievably expensive. The conversion rate is roughly $1 US to $1.1 AUD, but with credit card fees, I think ... 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
I am borrowing the Aussie tradition, and going on a 'walk-about', to follow my passion. Stepping out of the 'rat race' for a life sabbatical, i'm chasing my long-time dream of doing conservation work in the amazon. On a whirlwind tour of South America, I will be volunteering with conservation organizations and animal sanctuaries, while seeking out all the sights, sounds and adventures I can stuff into my psyche along the way!
For more about me or my trip, visit my site at:
Thank you Bon Jovi for the amazing words of inspiration:
“It’s my life- It’s now or ... full info