Who Let Jeannie out of the Bottle?? March 11th 2012 Well, today's title refers to all that I have done here so far. At home I am a quiet, stay at home kind of person. I would never dream of zip lining, rappelling, taking a helicopter ride or whatnot, but here all that has changed. If it sounds fun, I am on it like (insert your own metaphor here, this is a family blog.) In other words, the active Jeannie is on the loose here.
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South America » Argentina » Misiones » Puerto Iguazú Following independence from Spain in 1816, Argentina experienced periods of internal political conflict between conservatives and liberals and between civilian and military factions. After World War II, a long period of Peronist authoritarian rule an... ... read more
Well, through good timing and lots of luck, I am about to hit the skies again. It has been far too long since my last journey. As much as I love going to visit my family each year, the act of heading to the airport and climbing on a plane to the homeland lacks the edge, excitement and the element of the unknown that a trip abroad brings. This is another true Brendan trip that will wind from Perth on the Western Coast, where I get to meet a Travelblog friend, all the way across the continent to Sydney via the Indian Pacific Railway. From there it is a short hop up to the Outback and Uluru, and... full info