Australia Day in Perth – Perth, Australia

Australia Day is quite the event in Western Australia. I had been told that it was a much bigger deal in Perth than anywhere else in Oz. I met up with virtuous Shannon and we secured a spot in a prime location front and center on the Esplanade. We discussed life (as usual) before Shannon went off to find the others.

I had some nice conversation with the little old man from Perth sitting next to me. I learned all about life in Western Australia and shared with him thoughts on traveling. I read more

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Straight Across Australia (without my pack) – Perth, Australia

Slept in this morning but somehow made it to the airport on time. I am sure it was fully to do with Terry’s Indy 500 like driving. Anyway, some of my favorite Melbournians saw me off at the airport and it was all I could do not to just break down crying.

I boarded the plane and settled into the very small seats (Quantas) for the 4 hour flight. I had a nice conversation with Candy from SA who is also a world traveler but more so for work. At least the food was good although I know I bumped read more

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