Category Archives: Australia

Sailing in Sydney

I am a lucky, lucky girl.  My meeting S&A in Argentina led me to an unforgettable Tasmanian adventure in December and last Saturday I was treated to a day of fun around the Sydney Harbor thanks to my favorite Australian … Continue reading

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Snake, Snake, Snake: Happy New Year!

I had an action packed week in Sydney, culminating in a sailing excursion around the harbor yesterday.  It was so much fun and so busy that I didn’t get to post anything about it during the week.  Last Sunday I … Continue reading

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Overland Track Day 7: Walking Out from Echo Point to Cynthia Bay

It really was a good thing that I just trusted in S&A and followed their plan for the Overland Track.  I think if I really knew what we were going to do I would have been a lot more nervous.  … Continue reading

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Overland Track Day 6: Windy Ridge to Echo Point

Bert Nichols Hut to Narcissus: 9km, Narcissus to Echo Point: 7km Day 6 of our hiking journey in Tasmania was full of obstacles.  Literally.  Most people take the jetty out of the park from Narcissus but we had an ambitious … Continue reading

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Double Take at the White Rabbit Gallery

I had the most fascinating visit to the White Rabbit Gallery yesterday.  This gallery in the Chippendale neighborhood of Sydney houses Chinese contemporary art from a private collection.  I found out that the current exhibition was closing this Sunday so … Continue reading

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Spit Manly or Manly Spit?

A tropical cyclone named Oswald caused severe flooding in Queensland over the weekend and here in Sydney it rained for two days straight.  I think Americans would call this a hurricane or a tropical storm, but a quick internet search … Continue reading

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Overland Track Day 5: Kia Ora to Windy Ridge

Kia Ora to Windy Ridge (10km) with two side trips to waterfalls (2.5km): January 5, 2013 Our day 5 on the Overland Track was all about waterfalls.  We knew we would need to walk 3 or 4 hours from Kia … Continue reading

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