Archive for May, 2010

Friday, April 23, 2010: in which we actually see some of Brisbane!

Tweet Once we checked out of our hostel, we got the shuttle bus the hostel provided into downtown Brisbane. Brisbane is a really nice city and seems very laidback. We mostly did shopping this morning because we didn’t have time for much else. Apparently, there are some good museums here, which would have been nice […]

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Thursday, April 22, 2010: our last day of surfing and in which I drive on the right side of the road

Tweet We had to check out of our hostel at 10 that morning because we were going to Brisbane after our surf lesson. We decided we wanted to hang out on the beach before our lesson and have another picnic, but before we did that, we had to check the oil in Marieke’s car. Checking […]

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Monday, April 19—Wednesday, April 21, 2010: in which we surf some more.

Tweet Monday Morning we woke up relatively early and went to the lighthouse in Byron Bay which is on top of the eastern most point of Australia! The view from the cliff was so pretty and we even got to see a pod of dolphins swimming! For the next three days (Mon- Wed) we had […]

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Sunday, April 18, 2010- in which we surf for the first time in Australia

Tweet Marieke and I woke up fairly early and set off to Byron Bay for our first lesson. It was pouring in the morning and I felt bad for Scott and his family who had woken up early to mulch the flower beds. I couldn’t even hug Scott goodbye (though I would see him for […]

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Saturday, April 17, 2010- in which we go to the Irwin Zoo and there are mighty downpours

Tweet The next morning Marieke and I checked out of the hostel and ate some breakfast on the sidewalk next to the car. I don’t know why we did this because we could have eaten in the kitchen of the hostel, but we did. I think some people gave us some sketchy looks, like we […]

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