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Surfing with Kings and Dining Like Them Too

Four days ago we picked up stakes and made the big move from the more elegant, understated Moffat Beach to the busier, flashier King’s Beach. From our new third floor apartment we have spectacular views to the wave-stacked ocean just 100 feet from our doorstep. The water is so close that with no view of…

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The Llamas are Singing In Perth

As in New Zealand and the U.S., Australia has a variety of its own unique sports. While we were in Australia, we had the chance to view the two ‘super bowl’esque championships: the AFL (Aussie Rules Football) and the NRL (National Rugby League). These sports are quite different from any others of their kind. Aussie…

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Who’s Hungry Jack!?

If you ever go to Australia and you like Burger King, remember, Hungry Jack slew The King of Burgers and renamed all of the king’s restaurants ‘Hungry Jacks’. Actually when Burger King got to Australia, the name was already taken. They offered money to the man who had the copyright on the name, but he…

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Gettin’ Daggy on the Sunshine Coast

We’ve now been in Caloundra for more than a week and unlike our time in New Zealand, we don’t have countless pictures of fabulous exploits to send home. As Tom pointed out, we purposely took things down a notch so we could muster our energies for the “tough” countries that are coming up in the…

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We all travel along one thin line

In one year’s time we are circling the globe. In this short period we will visit many of the world’s countries, meet many of her people, learn many of her lessons, and taste her bounty, both literally and figuratively. At least those were my thoughts before we left. After two countries the picture is coming…