Tag Archives: australia

Cairns (Queensland)

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Funny story here. I’m a fucking moron, no, really. When I was packing for Australia trip, my first stop was here in Cairns, Queensland. Well, I looked up the weather here: 80F and sunny. So, what do I pack? Right, one pair for jeans, shorts, t-shirts, etc. I didn’t even look over at Sydney or […]

Sydney

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Update (August 6th, 2015): This post, along with a few others have been sitting in my drafts folder on WP for a few years (!!) already.  Clearly, it’s time to do something about this.  Even I’ve already switched to a different format for image uploads… OK, here we do, I’ll try to finish all the […]

Australia, Geelong, Victoria

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Well, I was here on business and spent quite a bit of time working.  Roughly 12-hour days, actually.  I was left alone on Saturday so I did have a chance to walk around quite a bit, check out different things this city has to offer.  Ah, I’m just making excuses for only rolling a 59-second […]

Australia, Tasmania, 2013

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Preparations Last day at work, presentations almost done, plans almost made, packing list half-done, packing itself not even started. I don’t like traveling, I just like *arriving* :-). Packing takes time and I always overpack! Except my last trip to Chicago. So, this is the moment of truth. I will be at home in less […]

Australia, 2013

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Australia… What can I say? I’ve been to the edge of the world here. Funny, but people speak English at the edge of the world :-). It’s a bit of a dialect, different than any other English dialect I have heard, most similar to Scottish version. I can understand them, however, unlike the Scotts. This […]