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Taro in the raw!  
   

Taro in the raw!

Never seen taro at a market like this. Turns out there are lots of tropical type foods here - some native and some introduced. In Brisbane they had a little public food garden in the South Bank area. The idea was to landscape with edible plants, and have volunteers pick it for people. Nice little public park and a GREAT idea! Tons of herbs with little signs, and even a few small trees including pomegranate, lemon, etc. And taro! Too bad I didn't take a photo, but it looked exactly like a patch of elephant ears (if you know what they look like)
Finding Nemo

November 20th 2015
Our third week in Brisbane was routine by now. We got to try the local version of domino's pizza. I'm not sure if it's the same company (logo looks the same) but they had some seriously gourmet pizzas with awesome thin crust. The academic night that we went to with the residents had food again - lots of different and awesome pizzas! I've concluded that aside from having more prevalence of fish an ... read more
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Australian Flag 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
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