Monthly Archives: August 2012

Cairns. Port Douglas, Gold Coast

I took a boat trip out to the Great Barrier Reef–actually, 90 minutes from Cairns.  We were at a great time because the weather was over cast and the winds were calm.  This meant that the sand wasn’t churning up … Continue reading

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Things I Haven’t Gotten Use To

Well, it has been almost 7 weeks and I am still not use to the driving here.  Not that the driving itself is much different, it is simply on the wrong side.  When I am crossing the roads I am … Continue reading

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The Outback

I spent a few quiet days in the outback.  I have a couple of great sketches of the Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kata Kjuta (The Olgas).  Both rocks jut out of the ground within eye distance of each other and are equally … Continue reading

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I toured around the city this morning–checking the architecture.  They have been diligent about maintaining the historic feel by keeping the old brick facades and gutting the inner buildings–what looks old is brand new inside. I then meandered through the … Continue reading

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So Long New Zealand

I finished my time in New Zealand on Sunday, August 5, 2012.  After Queenstown I headed up the East coast of the South Island, across the ferry to Wellington then on up to Taupo.  It was here that I spent … Continue reading

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Heading Back up North on the East Coast

I left Queenstown, but not without having eaten 3 Fergburgers before hand.  By my third visit, the girl knew exactly what my order was…I don’t think many people order the gluten free bun! I visited quite a few art galleries … Continue reading

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