Sydney Part 1: Opera House, Botanic Gardens, Observatory April 6th 2018 Even though we were full of excitement and nervous energy, we actually managed to get a decent night's sleep ahead of our 30+ hour commute around the globe from Canada to Australia. One of the disadvantages of taking a year to research for a trip is that you end up over preparing, as well as imagining for all the things that could go wrong, so I was filled with intermittent bouts of travel anxiety ... read more
Oceania » Australia » New South Wales » Sydney » Opera House 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
Hiya! Our names are Harmonie and Kevin, a married Canadian couple going on our first trip to Australia for a year on the Working Holiday Visa. Having caught the travel bug on a trip to Portugal with friends, we started madly saving for our next adventure. After a year and a half of drudgery, we are finally off to Oz in April 2018!
We are primarily traveling by house sitting, taking care of homeowners' pets and properties while they are away. We prefer to travel slowly, getting to know this fascinating country through the local's viewpoint, while still seeing the famous sights. If you don't ... full info