Monthly Archives: June 2010

North Queensland and the Great Barrier Reef

I’m ignoring the fact that we’re ending the last week of our vacation. We’ve been having too good of a time to think about that. Besides, we don’t have to go back to work for about six more days — … Continue reading

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Aboriginal Australia – Part 2

This is an update to my earlier post on Aboriginal Australians. After a really great hike through the Valley of the Winds in Kata Tjuṯa on the 20th, Lisa and I stopped into the national park’s Cultural Centre. It was … Continue reading

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Aboriginal Australia

I’m going to live a little dangerously now and write about race, specifically Aboriginal Australians. Hopefully reading about it doesn’t make you too nervous; although I have to admit that it makes me a little nervous that I’m going to … Continue reading

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Uluṟu

I’m trying to build a time-lapse video from some photographs that I took today with my camera’s interval timer. It was very convenient having the camera do all of the hard work after I set up the tripod and set … Continue reading

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Northern Territory

As I write this on the evening of Friday the 18th of June in Watarrka National Park, Lisa and I have been in Australia the better part of two weeks. There’s no Internet in this particular part of the outback … Continue reading

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Kakadu

We’re in Kakadu National Park in the Northern Territory right now. Yesterday we were in Litchfield NP. These parks are unusual by American standards, but I love ‘em. You don’t know what you’re going to see until you’re there, because … Continue reading

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Aussie Photos – Part 1

New photos are up on Flickr.

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Darwin

Wednesday, 9 June 2010, a bit after 9:00 PM (ACST) Hopefully, yesterday’s dispatch wasn’t too incoherent, although I fear it was a bit rambling. I didn’t have enough change to feed the meter another time. So, there wasn’t a chance … Continue reading

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Sydney

It’s a bit after 4:00PM on Tuesday the 8th of June in Australia right now. We’re in Sydney for one more night before we jet off to Darwin tomorrow morning. We’ll spend a small amount of time before starting the … Continue reading

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FAQs about our Trip to Australia

Q: Are you going to New Zealand?A: No, Australia is big enough. Q: Are you going to Perth?A: No, Kelly. We’re not going to Perth this trip. Although it does sound awesome. Q: Are you going to Tasmania?A: Not this … Continue reading

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