Monthly Archives: July 2017

Coolum Beach, QLD – Our New Home

18 July 2017 We have made Coolum Beach our new home for the next 5 months. After living in Brisbane hotels for our first two weeks and investigating the areas between Sunshine Coast to the north and Gold Coast to … Continue reading

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Kangaroos

9 July 2017 Kangaroo pictures from the Australia Zoo:

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Koalas

9 July 2017 Pictures of the Koalas from our day at the Australia Zoo.  

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Australia Zoo

9 July 2017 Crikey, the Australia Zoo is fantastic! Made famous by the Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin and his family, the zoo concentrates on animals from Australia but does have some exhibits from around the world. I can say with … Continue reading

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Brisbane, QLD – Part 2

8 July 2017 View from Mount Coot-tha Lookout Various pictures throughout the city Eat Street area of the North Bank Apparently “Fosters” is not Australian for “beer”.  XXXX Gold is a top seller in Oz.

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Brisbane, QLD – Part 1

8 July 2017 Brisbane is the State of Queensland’s capital and Australia’s third largest city behind Sydney and Melbourne. It is growing fast. The skyline’s numerous construction cranes almost overshadow the highrises overlooking the Brisbane River. It is the center … Continue reading

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Mobile Phones

7 July 2017 While first considering a move overseas, I started to study the logistics. Money, travel visas, lodging, transportation, and schools were the obvious top priorities. Once we got comfortable with those and decided to do it, I started … Continue reading

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