Travel

Catching Up, Part 3

Catching Up, Part 3

I arranged informational interviews in the Northeast to learn more about the transportation profession, find more career opportunities, and share the lessons learned from my research project in Australia. Signs of change in the Northeast are everywhere. The demographics of…

Catching Up, Part 2

Catching Up, Part 2

  I last left you in Nashville, where for a week and a half I enjoyed the company of my brother and some of my best friends from Vanderbilt. The following weeks led me to St. Louis, Little Rock, Memphis,…

Catching Up

Catching Up

I’ve been traveling since I landed in Los Angeles May 20. I loved exploring LA’s neighborhoods. It felt like 1000 cities jammed into one. I joined my friend Rachel up the coast for a wedding near San Luis Obispo. We…

Bribie Island

Bribie Island

  I was finally able to accept John & Diane Oxenford’s invitation to return to Bribie Island. They have a beautiful home built with sustainability in mind. Diane is an environmental activist in the community, so I learned a lot…

The Outback

The Outback

Watching the sun rise and set in the Outback is something I won’t ever forget.

Dunedin

Dunedin

Dunedin is New Zealand’s oldest city and has lots of buildings with Scottish influence. Another reason people visit Dunedin is the Otago Peninsula, where numerous endangered birds nest. My backpacker friends and I spotted some albatross and penguins while enjoying…

Unpacking Again

Unpacking Again

    I made it safely back to Brisbane after 2.5 weeks in New Zealand. An incredible adventure deserving of half a dozen posts. Check back soon!

Off to New Zealand

Off to New Zealand

    I’m headed out to the South Island for a couple of weeks of hiking, cycling, and sightseeing. The best way to contact me is by e-mail. I’ll be uploading photos to my Flickr account via Instagram. I’ve also…

Girraween National Park

Girraween National Park

While Dalphy was working in Stanthorpe, I hiked around Girraween National Park. It’s known for its freestanding granite boulders, but I spotted some wildlife, too.

Stanthorpe

Stanthorpe

  Dalphy is a plant pathologist and occasionally does field work in Stanthorpe, an apple growing region in SE Queensland. I joined her on her most recent trip. Our couchsurfing friend from a few months ago now works in Stanthorpe…