Advance Australia Fair January 31st 2004 After a week in Sydney of desperately searching for work - ANY WORK, I was offered a free ride to Canberra and decided to accept.
Canberra gets a lot of bad reviews from backpackers mostly because of its lack of nightlife but that's not why I'm here so I figured I'd give it a chance. It's the nation's capital for heaven's sake! Gotta see it.
On paper Canberra looks very straightforward, co ... read more
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
Fleeing the Canadian winter!!!!!!!!
A year travelling in New Zealand/Australia... and insufficient contact with friends and family back home. I'm making up for that (hopefully) with this travel diary which I am composing more or less all at once. Yikes! What a task. Anyway, I started with a couple entries for the beginning of my trip (some are composed of bits of emails I've written) and some for my most recent adventures. As I have time, I will fill in the middle! If you don't feel like reading all my crap, at least click on the entries and check out the pics! Love you all,
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