Posts Tagged ‘travel’

Australia Trip: Pt 6

Wednesday, July 16th, 2008
I took my rental car down south of Canberra before heading east to the coast. I was amazed at how similar the Australian coast looks to the Oregon and Washington coasts. Of course, this is another of the shots where I set the camera down and let it snap away while I walked around. I don't even know how many of these types of pics had nothing in them because I was just walking around off camera. At one point, it was so windy that… Read More

On Vacation

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008
Well, after signing my job offer, I bought my ticket to Oz and took off.  I had almost zero jet lag, which was great, but I imagine that I will have jet lag when I get back unfortunately. Things here have been great.  I'm staying with a friend I met in Germany - Chris - and his family.  They live in a small suburb south of Sydney proper in a pretty nice house.  I have also caught up with a Columbian friend from high school - who works for the Sydney Hilton - and one of my floormates from Germany - Kylie. One thing that has really surprised me is how cold it is here.  It's not bad during the day, but the temperature during the winter gets… Read More

I officially have a job & am also leaving for Australia in a few hours

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008
As of earlier today, I am officially employed. My focus is in e-commerce, online marketing, etc, so I'm not purely a salesperson – which is nice. I tried to make it clear all along that I enjoy sales, but do not want that to define me or my career. I start July 14th. On another note, I had been planning for quite awhile to go to Europe after I signed my offer, but on a whim, I checked prices to Sydney, Australia, and lo' and behold, it's actually cheaper right now to fly there, so I bought a ticket to leave tomorrow. I've never been there, and I have 3 friends in Sydney I can visit and one in Canberra. To top it all off, a good friend of mine… Read More