Monthly Archives: July 2017
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
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.
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
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
3 July 2017 In my effort to experience everything stereotypically Australian, vegemite was high on my list. I went in with an open mind hoping I would like it. I heard it was an acquired taste, but that might be … Continue reading
3 July 2017 An entire country and its culture cannot be understood in a week, but we have certainly noticed some similarities and differences. Living in the American Southeast, folks are generally friendlier than anywhere else in the country. Travelling … Continue reading
26 – 28 June 2017 The flight from Honolulu to Sydney was about 10 1/2 hours, however crossing the International Date Line we travelled into the future and lost a day on the calendar. The 4 hour layover in Sydney … Continue reading