Tag Archives: Australia

Koalas and kangaroos

My first experience with koalas and my second with kangaroos. They both seem so exotic to me. I would love to have my own pet koala! Advertisements

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Sydney Opera House and Harbor

The opera house is an impressive building, and it really is a focal point of the city. It rained most of the time we were there, but I got a few decent pictures. We also treated ourselves to seeing a … Continue reading

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The Blue Mountains

The Blue Mountains are part of a national park about 90 minutes from Sydney. We did a day trip, but I recommend spending two days in the area. Three Sisters: The glass bottom cable car is a short ride, but … Continue reading

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Great Barrier Reef

I completed my open water scuba diving requirements 17 years ago on the island of Kauai, Hawaii. Since then I had completed 13 dives. (Puts me way behind the curve from most divers.) As a Minnesotan, diving is an expensive … Continue reading

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2016 Travel Plans

A new year brings excitement and opportunity. While I don’t do formal resolutions, I do have a goal every year to visit a new country. I visited three new countries in 2015: Austria, Slovakia and Hungary. I might get to two … Continue reading

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