Australia 2007 – Last Day in the Kakadu

Friday, Aug. 24 At dawn, I found out what makes Sandy Billabong so cool: There is nothing like seeing a sunrise here. The water is cool enough to throw off curtains of mist, and the sunshine filters through them to create and incredible scene that your eyeballs won’t believe. It’s impossible to not get a…

How to Talk to Aborigines

Thursday, Aug. 23 G’day, mates, and welcome to the inaugural episode of “How to Talk to Aborigines.” I’m your host, Wandering Justin! Alright, now … lesson #1. Traditional Australian Aboriginees are quite polite. They don’t like to disagree with people. I’m hear live with Outback Amy. Amy, give us an example then, love! “I was…

Intro to Crocs and Billabongs

Wednesday, Aug. 22 Being German near water is the most dangerous thing you can do in Australia. Starting today, I will start hearing a plethora of tales about German people being eaten by salt-water crocodiles. This theme will continue through the trip, to the point where I’m eyeballing the shower waiting for a swarm of…

Australia 2007 – Entry #3

Monday, Aug. 20 NOTE: Not many photos in this entry. I chose not to lug the camera around during most of the day’s walking around Sydney. I honestly didn’t expect to freeze my goolies off in Australia. Now, keep in mind, August in Phoenix is like being 10 feet up a dragon’s poop chute, but…

Australia Post #2

Saturday, Aug. 18 I like my coffee a lot, and my coffee likes me. That means I want to taste the coffee, not have it buried under sprinkles, whipped cream and a bunch of fake pumpkin-spice flavor. I didn’t know this when we booked the tickets, but that meant Australia would be just right for…

Wandering Justin is live!

Crikey, you’ve found my adventure blog! Here’s what you’ll get: -A chronicle of upcoming adventure -Flashbacks to past adventures -Lots of links and advice -The odd photo -A PG-13 sense of humor … nothing too bad, but fair warning. The first real post is coming. That’ll be the first in a series about my trip…