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We expected to be better at this…

Kuta, Bali, Indonesia So Tami kept her part of the bargain, flying halfway around the world to bring us our stuff. (That’s not a turn of phrase, by the way.  She actually did.  Fly, that is.  Pretty much halfway around … Continue reading

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Criminals vs Rebels

Departing Australia Australian friend: Well, we are a bunch of criminals over here. Us: Is that considered better or worse than the bunch of violent rebels we come from? One of the things that has amazed us about Australia has … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July, Comrade Americans!

Happy 4th of July! As travelers over the past few years (wow, that’s still weird to say) Our history of celebrating the birth of our home nation has ranged from “cowboy guitars around a campfire” as interpreted by the people … Continue reading

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KGB ukulele Christmas 2012

It’s time again for another foray into our tiki-style Christmas carol extravaganza! This time with a little help / good natured tomfoolery from our friends Rod & Elizabeth, who we just happened to stumble across during a visit back to California… (hey, what!?  We … Continue reading

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Australia National Pride

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia It’s pretty much common knowledge that Australia freaking kills people right? Tons of venomous creatures, the barren deserts, dingos that do in fact eat babies, great white sharks, etc, ad nauseum. That’s part of the international … Continue reading

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Vegemite and firearms

Jindabyne, NSW, AU Being as Australia isn’t exactly known for its alpine ski industry pretty much no one outside the natives typically makes it to the slopes here. The upside of this is that working at a ski resort in … Continue reading

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Chairlift PLZ!

Jindabyne, NSW, AU Travel is all about learning about other cultures right?  How other people do things differently from us and how that works out for them. Like snow…in August. For example, Australians don’t really believe in chairlifts at their … Continue reading

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Guys are not “cute”

Pittwater, NSW, AU As we’ve previously stated, friendships lead to a lexicon whose size is directly proportional to the time invested in the relationship.  These lexicons lead to key phrases that communicate much more than the simple words involved when … Continue reading

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Surf’s Up!

Coffs Harbor, NSW, AU Our Australian East Coast Adventure continues!! Ok, we all know why Greg says he’s from San Francisco right? So what he didn’t mention was that this habit started when he was in at the Coast Guard … Continue reading

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Taming the Beast

Melbourne, Vic, AU Leaving Melbourne we found ourselves with the same situation we faced in Auckland.  How the heck do we get around?  Additionally, Australia is a vast and for the most part barren place devoid of human habitation…much less … Continue reading

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