Day 1 July 1st 2009 Temp: 101°F
The first day was a veryyyyy long (thanks to crossing the international date line) and drama filled day. Where to begin. Firstly, while sitting at the airport waiting to leave melbourne i discovered that my little laptop that i specifically bought to bring with me wasn't working. Then, we realised that Karen and i had been seated sepately in the plane! We were the 3rd bunch of people ... read more
North America » United States » California » Los Angeles 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 from Melbourne, Australia. For anyone not from Oz it's pronounced like 'Melburn' or even 'Melbun'...not 'Mel-bourne' like the 'Bourne Identity' even though, granted, it is spelt that way.
Anyway. enough of that. I got the travel bug back in 2006 when I decided it was time to spread my wings and take on some of the amazing places in the world. So far I've seen more than I ever could have imagined I would have seen by this time. I'm very fortunate to be able to live the lifestyle that I do and HIGHLY recommend and urge people get out and see the world, meet the amazing people ... full info