Before we move on to the afternoon’s activities, I thought you’d enjoy these videos of the seals at play. (Click on the link and give them time to load.) Kangaroo Island–Baby Seal Video Kangaroo Island, Seal Bay–Seals at play After lunch we drove through Flinders Chase National Park, which covers 200,000 acres. It’s home toRead more
Kangaroo Island, Australia’s third largest island, is a place of natural beauty, pristine beaches, diverse wildlife, and unique plant species.
We continued our journey through Sydney’s neighborhoods after lunch. From Bondi–where an unrenovated beach view home or condo starts at $2 million and you pay $4 million and up for one that’s been remodeled–we moved a bit inland to districts like Woollahra and Paddington, where row houses built in the 1800s have elegant wrought ironRead more
G’day, mates, from Sydney! After months of planning, Don and I headed off to Australia and New Zealand October 8. The first leg of our journey–an hour flight from San Diego to Los Angeles–should have been the easiest and was anything but. (Warning: first world problems ahead!) Instead of getting to LA at 6:15 forRead more
En route to Australia, we learned more about this continent during an inflight lecture. Because of the continent’s isolation, it is home to an enormous number of unique plant and animal species. The indigenous peoples were also isolated, unlike what we have seen in Oceania; there was very little ocean immigration. Lee Berger commented thatRead more