Elvis Lives! January 14th 2012 Happy Birthday Elvis!
I had always wanted to go to one of those zany festivals - so when I heard Parkes, NSW had the Elvis Festival, I had to check it out.
I arrived in time for the parade on the second Saturday of January - and was treated to some wonderful sights and sounds. Elvises and Priscillas in all shapes and sizes, singing contests, ... read more
Oceania » Australia » New South Wales » Parkes 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