Holding a Koala May 8th 2011 I was so excited that only a 6 year-old late on Christmas Eve can understand how I felt. I had been excited for six months, since a traveller met in Fiji placed randomly in the conversation that in some states, koalas are on patting duty to be held! I have, however, had to internalise my excitement as no one in Australia seems to understand the emotion. In fact, only my dear Matthew knew that the ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Port Douglas 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
Giving up our jobs, renting our flat, my girlfriend and I are travelling the world for 12 months.
I'm English and Del is French. We were living in London, working as secondary school teachers but have decided to take a year out of life to spend some quality time with one another and see parts of the world we think we may not have the chance to see again.
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