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Adventures in Australia – “Confident and Manly” Beach

Manly Men We were eager to experience Australia’s beaches while we were in Sydney. One of my husband’s co-workers recommended Manly Beach over the more famous Bondi. “Fewer crowds,” he said. Finding Manly to be an odd name for a … Continue reading

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Adventures in Australia – The Sydney Harbour Scene

Before moving to this part of the world, I knew very little about Sydney, Australia. My knowledge was limited to the TV coverage of fireworks from the famous Sydney Harbour Bridge on New Year’s Eve – one of the first … Continue reading

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Flying Fears

Having one child still in college means a perfectly legitimate excuse for a spring break trip. This year we arranged for our youngest daughter to meet us in Sydney, Australia. She flew the 16-hour “Pacific Express” from Dallas to Sydney … Continue reading

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Stick With Me Baby, I’ll Take You Places

    I’m back in Port Moresby after a month of traveling to Australia, the U.S. and Malaysia. My itinerary was governed by my daughter’s university spring break and a much-needed trip to the U.S. How I ended up in … Continue reading

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Rabaul Recess ~ Continued

Here is my continuing story of our trip to Mt. Tavurvur in Rabaul on the South Pacific island of New Britain.  See Part I. Thankfully, our journey across the bay was smooth and uneventful. Skipper Chris rounded the point in … Continue reading

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