Posts Tagged: Australia

Nitmiluk Gorges

At Katherine the train stopped and we went on our first excursion of the trip.  I had chosen the 2 gorge trip to the Nitmiluk Gorges, as that had the highest fitness requirement.  Having seen my fellow passengers I assumed

Nitmiluk Gorges

At Katherine the train stopped and we went on our first excursion of the trip.  I had chosen the 2 gorge trip to the Nitmiluk Gorges, as that had the highest fitness requirement.  Having seen my fellow passengers I assumed

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