First Month Down Under January 17th 2011 My first month as a resident of Australia has flown by!
Firstly, yes, I am safe from the floods, the cyclones and the bush fires. La Nina seems to be making quite a mess of the country!
My first month was both busy and relaxing. We relaxed in Jamberoo and celebrated a friend's birthday in Sydney. We enjoyed a lovely summer day while celebrating Christmas in Sydney, and shivered two days ... read more
Oceania » Australia » New South Wales 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
Current location: the Illawarra coast of NSW
After finishing a degree and a diploma, I still had no idea what I wanted to be when I grew up. All I knew was that I wanted to crumple up the "before-30 checklist" that one is expected to complete. So I extended my travels and ran away to the land down under...Early along in the post-university travels, I met my hammock buddy.
The last year was devoted to studying some more (to be a teacher), resulting in minimal travel. As I look back on my path thus far, and to the future, I wonder how to balance my longing to be tha... full info