Day 66 - Great Barrier Reef April 29th 2012 To preface this day, let us first take a step back to planning of the trip. From the start, we have greatly anticipated and also slightly feared snorkeling in the Great Barrier Reef.
Both of us have snorkeled before and really enjoy it, and the Great Barrier Reef is one of those things you have always heard of and wanted to see. However, what our elementary school books never said (or at least ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Cairns » open water 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
We are management consultants from San Francisco. We travel a whole lot for work, but that is nowhere near as much fun as traveling together to countries we have always wanted to visit.
We embarked on a 3 month trip around the Asia Pacific in 2012, and used this blog to post pictures and (some) comments for friends and family that want to follow our travels, including our 2-3 week trip around India in an auto-rickshaw!
Nearly a year from our 3 month trip, we have again hit the road for a "de-toxing" trip into the mountains and valleys of Patagonia in Argentina and Chile...... full info