Swimming With Nemo July 20th 2010 Hello again! I'm still in flashback mode until I run out of awesome things to tell you about my week in Cairns, but no worries, I'll catch up to myself and start filling you in on life at La Trobe soon enough.
So. The Great Barrier Reef. Prior to actually going there, my only exposure to this famous natural wonder of the world was watching Finding Nemo. Not surprisingly, it was even cooler in ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Great Barrier Reef 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
This is a tragically inadequate glimpse into my semester abroad in Australia. And don't worry; it isn't actually tragic. I'm a pretty upbeat person, and it's beyond me how anyone could not enjoy living in such an awesome place. Enjoy. :-)... full info