Next stop: Munich



From steamy Sydney into the tropics

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — All good things must come to an end, and today, we said good bye to Australasia and hello to southeast Asia. Continue reading “From steamy Sydney into the tropics”

Three Sisters, thousands of adoring fans

LEURA, AUSTRALIA — An old friend made an appearance today: the sun. It peeked through the clouds and rain stayed away, so we could explore the Blue Mountains’ main attraction.  Continue reading “Three Sisters, thousands of adoring fans”

Getaway to the Blue Mountains

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — Like all good Sydneysiders, we decided we needed a little break from the city.

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Sightseeing in the rain

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — Since we hadn’t yet seen Darling Harbor, the most touristy part of Sydney, we headed there after yet another rainy night and morning. Continue reading “Sightseeing in the rain”

Beaches in the rain

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — The forecast today called for rain. But then, that’s been true for all our days in Sydney, so we took a gamble and headed out for another hike. Continue reading “Beaches in the rain”

Mozart, water dragons and kookaburras

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — Who knew there were so many hiking trails in Sydney? Now that we’ve found them, all we want to do is hike.

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On The Rocks in Sydney

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — We had an appointment to keep at The Rocks, where the European part of Sydney history started with the arrival of the First Fleet.

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Cruising to Manly

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – It’s not easy to get to know Sydney. We’d bought a city map, but it showed only the areas south of the Harbour Bridge, around Circular Quay and Darling Harbor.

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A Minnesota lake cabin in Sydney

BALLARAT, AUSTRALIA — This was our last night staying in a small town. We’ll be in Sydney and then Bangkok before we settle in Munich for good, in less than two weeks. Continue reading “A Minnesota lake cabin in Sydney”

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