Monthly Archives: February 2012

Poverty Near Garbage in PNG

We are in cannibalism territory again in Melanesia having arrived at Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea, which is widelyView full post »

A Fish Named Wally

We are in the middle of Great Barrier Reef country now…Cairns, Australia (the correct pronunciation isView full post »

The Town of Townsville

Today we arrived at the port city of Townsville in the north-eastern Australian state of Queensland about 800 milesView full post »

The Rain in Brisbane Falls Mainly on our Bus

OK, this title doesn’t really rhyme like the old saying because the locals don’t say Bris’-bain, theyView full post »

Scintillating Sydney

We entered Sydney harbor at about 5:30 am, just before sunrise.  The main harbor basin is close to downtown and the skyView full post »

Kangaroos, Koalas and Aboriginal Kustoms

Today, our 2nd in Melbourne, we are going to scout out some kangaroos and koalas and get a good background onView full post »

Museum, Memorial and Monolith in Melbourne

“Well, well, well…we’re back in Melbourne, back in Australia!” (This is the opening statement from Glenn Fry on theView full post »

Tantalizing Tasmania

We arrived on solid ground this morning in Hobart, Tasmania glad that the crossing of the Tasman Sea is behind us butView full post »

Smooth Sailing on the Tasman Sea

Not much to report today – we are at sea and so far so good…the infamous Tasman Sea seems to be at rest.  Dale hasView full post »