Albany September 8th 2006 5th - 8th September 06 -
All the news and papers, here today, refer to 'Steve Irwin'. Its really strange that only the other day at the aquarium at Hillary's Harbour, I was watching the stingrays in fascination, as they swam safely around me, while I walk through the glass tunnel. I thought how cute they looked with their smiley face underneath. (like my drawings of a smiley face). :-)
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Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Albany 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 travel bog was my travel companion in 2006 when I took off on a world trip and gap year:-
(I'd made the decision that it was time to move on, make some changes and time for me. Time to do something that I've always wanted to do. Travel and explore for 1 year. I have realised that I can do this, if I really put my mind to it.
With some new found confidence, and a year preparing, including selling my home, encouraging my son 'Mark' in his move-out to independence. Worked my notice and I was on my way, life would never be quite the same.......)
Of course that was then, 'Oh t... full info