Mt Isa to the Gulf - Termites Rule! August 1st 2006 We left Mt. Isa feeling rather disappointed. I guess the fantasy of a big outback mining town had not lived up to the reality. The romance was overwhelmed by the smells and the noise. Still, the people were friendly and the children's mass we attended on the Saturday evening left us feeling spiritually refreshed. Most towns only have mass once a month and this is the first time we have been in the ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Karumba 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 home from our Round-the World adventure. I still have to finish the blogs for the following sections:
Sept 14 - 25: Boston, USA to Vancouver, Canada by train.
Sept 26 - Oct 21: MV Volandam from Vancouver to Sydney.
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