Category Archives: Australia

To Katherine

The first segment of our journey was a mere 4 hours to Katherine. As we were leaving Darwin, someone was recording our departure for posterity on their video camera before we crossed the East Arm with the industry of Darwin

To Katherine

The first segment of our journey was a mere 4 hours to Katherine. As we were leaving Darwin, someone was recording our departure for posterity on their video camera before we crossed the East Arm with the industry of Darwin

Training down the continent

Why did I go to Darwin if I didn’t plan on spending any time there?  Because it’s the starting station for The Ghan. The Ghan journeys from Darwin to Adelaide, crossing the Australian continent from north to south. The train

Training down the continent

Why did I go to Darwin if I didn’t plan on spending any time there?  Because it’s the starting station for The Ghan. The Ghan journeys from Darwin to Adelaide, crossing the Australian continent from north to south. The train

The top end

With Brisbane being a bit I travelled up to Darwin which was a bit more Although I spent less than 24 hours in Darwin, I felt like I was back in a Houston summer.  It was hot and humid, despite

The top end

With Brisbane being a bit I travelled up to Darwin which was a bit more Although I spent less than 24 hours in Darwin, I felt like I was back in a Houston summer.  It was hot and humid, despite

A country of convicts?

The weather in Brisbane was still rather wet so its usual beach attractions were not that inviting.  In search for an indoor activity I found another ex-prison (in the tradition of the Eastern State Penitentiary, Reading Gaol, and Alcatraz) –

A country of convicts?

The weather in Brisbane was still rather wet so its usual beach attractions were not that inviting.  In search for an indoor activity I found another ex-prison (in the tradition of the Eastern State Penitentiary, Reading Gaol, and Alcatraz) –

Creatures of Currumbin

The WPC was well planned and organised, so although we did encounter some bad weather, all the competitions were completed.  A plethora of Nationals, some Continental and a World record were broken with very close races in 4-way Formation Skydiving

Creatures of Currumbin

The WPC was well planned and organised, so although we did encounter some bad weather, all the competitions were completed.  A plethora of Nationals, some Continental and a World record were broken with very close races in 4-way Formation Skydiving

Soggy Sydney

There’s a saying in skydiving that if you want to make it rain in a desert, organise a skydiving competition and the weather is bound to turn preventing the competition from completing.  And, true to form, as the World Parachuting

Soggy Sydney

There’s a saying in skydiving that if you want to make it rain in a desert, organise a skydiving competition and the weather is bound to turn preventing the competition from completing.  And, true to form, as the World Parachuting