Before I left for this trip I was worried that I’d end up losing everything. My worrywort parents didn’t help my thinking and assumed that everything would be stolen the first hostel I stayed in.… Read More »Australia Gear Update 1
The day finally came to get out and run the 14 km of the 39th City to Surf in Sydney. A record 75,000 people signed up and I’m sure there would have been more if… Read More »City 2 Surf Race Completed!
Looking through some of the interesting things to do in Sydney on the web last week, something caught my eye. A running race. Here in Sydney. August 9th. 70,000 people. Wow.When I was planning the… Read More »The 39th Annual City 2 Surf
I’m back in Sydney and have almost completed my great loop of eastern Australia. It’s been a fantastic trip so far and I’m looking forward to the rest of it. I haven’t quite gone all… Read More »Bondi Beach
On arriving in Australia, you are at once assaulted with a variety of new accents, languages and slang terms. While you won’t catch me trying to sound Irish or German and I have no idea… Read More »Thinking in Australian
On my way down from Airlie Beach to Hervey Bay I decided to stop in Rockhampton for a day just so I wouldn’t have to do too much driving back to back.There isn’t much there… Read More »Beef Capital of Australia
** Warning: This post might take a while to load, there are a few photos.After driving so far from Adelaide it was nice to get out and see something more exciting than pavement. My day… Read More »Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo
I read the last of Down under by Bill Bryson yesterday and he was in the outback for the last part of it. He’s right. There isn’t much out there. Broken Hill seems like it’s… Read More »Seeing the “Outback”