Posts Tagged ‘vacation’

Australia Trip: Pt 5

Tuesday, July 15th, 2008
On June 27th, I caught the bus down to Canberra. For all of you that don't know, that's the capital. A friend (and amazing musician) from high school, Ryan Weed, is doing his PhD there in Anti-Matter Physics. While there, I got to watch a Rugby Union match, something that I had never seen live. They also had a party, which was a house warming for Ryan and a celebration of the end of term. Karim (Ryan's roommate) does a pretty… Read More

Australia Trip: Pt 3

Saturday, July 12th, 2008
On the way down to Australia, I read that Australian trees shed their bark and not their leaves like most other trees. Due to that, there is bark everywhere on the ground near trees. It's weird. You can just peel it off the trees. One day, I walked through the Botanical Gardens and came across bats sleeping in the trees.

Australia Trip: Pt 1

Thursday, July 10th, 2008
Before beginning, some people have already asked about my pic taking habits, so I should make a note of it. I developed a habit of setting my camera on a small tripod and letting it just snap away while I'm walking around. Needless to say, I came back from the trip with thousands of pics. Many of those were completely worthless because there was nothing in frame except the horizon. As well, I don't take many pictures of people, so unfortunately, I have very, very few of the people I stayed with. As many of my classmates know, I had been planning for weeks to go to Europe, but I needed to wait until after I signed my job offer because I did not… Read More
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