Things we never thought we would buy in Australia February 14th 2010 DAY 464
…. An umbrella!
Did I mention the rain yesterday? Did I mention how bad it was? Well it gets worse, Sunday morning bought with it no let up from the rain, it has rained all night, ok so I did not sit up awake all night listening to it, but you do get a measure of how settled the rain is and every time I woke up the rain was still falling on the canvas at a rate of knots.
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Oceania » Australia » Australian Capital Territory » Canberra 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
Back in the November of 2008, we embarked on an adventure that would take us out of everything that we were so familiar with, a comfortable life in the UK, friends, family and the English countryside. Some call it brave, others thought that we would be back, but above all, most people helped us embrace the challenge that lay ahead of us.
Weary of corporate life, we emigrated to Australia, with the notion of buying a 4 wheel drive and camper trailer and a 12 month trip to explore our adopted country, Not an easy thing to do as we had to start from scratch, simple things like knife, fork, s... full info