Categories
Personal

Canberra: Australia’s Capital

With the weather not on our side for our Campervan adventure, it made perfect sense to drive a couple of hours northwest to Canberra on Saturday morning. Canberra ranks as one of the oddest capital cities I’ve ever visited. On a Saturday, when most cities are heaving with people, Canberra is dead. It’s weird, especially…Continue readingCanberra: Australia’s Capital

Categories
Personal

Bondi Beach

On Thursday morning (Jan 17), we left the Blue Mountains, and headed across to the other side of Sydney to see Bondi, before beginning to head south. Allow me to just interject here. Now and then when you’re away from your homeland, you see something you’re totally not expecting to see. For example, the first…Continue readingBondi Beach

Categories
Personal

The Blue Mountains

Ok, so where were we? Ah yes, Sydney! Internet access has been more sporadic than I had expected, so we’re a little behind on the updates. Anyway, we left Sydney on the Saturday morning (January 12th), to make a 2 hour journey north to a little place on the coast called ‘The Entrance’. Boydy, a friend…Continue readingThe Blue Mountains

Categories
Personal

Sydney

If you really want to get to see and understand Ireland, don’t stay in Dublin. If you want to get an insight into Spain, don’t stay in Madrid. If you want to get a grasp of Chinese culture, don’t stay in Hong Kong. It’s the same all over the world. Sadly, many people really miss…Continue readingSydney

Categories
Personal

The Big Adventure Begins

Well, as most of you are aware, we’re now on the road. After a couple of hours’ sleep on Sunday night, we woke up at 3am, got ready, and left just after 5am on Monday morning. This has been our schedule since then: Monday 11am – Arrived in Adelaide, and eventually found Magill Free Church (Free Church…Continue readingThe Big Adventure Begins