The Very First Day (45 hours long!) December 25th 2010 The Adventure Begins!
We're finally in New Zealand. There was some drama with the flights but
not dramatic enough to recount here. 15 hours after Los Angeles we landed in Sydney.
It was quite early by tourist standards but we took the train down to Circular
Quay then bravely hoofed over the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Awesome views of the Opera House.
We cruised over to Kirribillie where we h ... read more
Oceania » Australia 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