In Australia Again, Part 4: Melbourne January 20th 2016 You might recall that before our trip down Great Ocean Road and to Mornington Peninsula Mizzi and I had one evening and one day in Melbourne. So when I arrived in the city on a Friday in the late afternoon Mizzi came to pick me up from the train station. She lives not far from Flinders Street Station in the Southbank, just a ten minute walk or two stops by tram from Fliders Square. We dropped off ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Victoria » Melbourne 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
I started this blog in late 2007, before heading off to Australia for a hang gliding adventure. After my first solo flight in a hang glider all I wanted to do was fly as much as possible. I gave up my job as a human resources consultant and headed to Australia to live my dream of hang gliding. When I returned after four months, I wanted to build my life around the sport I loved so much, and I did. I was also determined to make it into the national hang gliding team and started flying competitions with only one year of flying experience.
My dream was shattered in earl... full info