Diving the reef

The quintessential activity required when visiting the area of the world. Cairns is the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, and there are a plethora of opportunities for every person to explore this wonderland. After much research, our group decided many months ago to scuba dive the reef via Live Aboard cruise- a three day, [...]

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The Tropics of OZ

Sorry for the lapse in posts. We’ve been on vacation. We’ve been so excited for this week to arrive- looking forward to it even before we started traveling. It is hard to believe it is coming to a close and that our friends are embarking on a flight home… Even as I write this I [...]

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Sydney on Fast Track

Three days in Sydney. How in the world did we plan only three days here when we have an entire year to travel for? Between flight times, prior bookings, and airline prices, this short passage here is all we get. Relief should be the first word to express, as we got all too close to [...]

The Urban Paradise

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The Urban Paradise

After a long, long night attempting to sleep on a hard floor at the airport, we were at long await off on a four hour flight west to the next destination. Trading views of tall trees for skyscrapers, no feeling can compare to the energy of a big city after so much time in roughing [...]