Downtime in Canberra August 31st 2011 Sunday morning (the 28th) we got to the train station bright and early and settled in for our 4 1/2 hour train ride from Sydney to Canberra (pronounced "CAN-brah", not "Can-BEAR-ah"). It was pretty uneventful...I got breakfast from the dining car and Matt had gotten pretzels and juice from the vending machine before we left the station. I read most of the way and Matt stared out of the window tryi ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Australian Capital Territory » Canberra 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
Hi! We're Matt and Mandi (hence the 'M&M") and we caught the travel bug years ago. We had the opportunity to live in Germany back in 2007 for three years and loved it, and we're moving to Taiwan now (2017)! I've decided to resurrect this blog for our family, friends, and random strangers to follow along on our newest adventure.
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