Hulk Hogan Spotted!

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What are the odds? We were randomly walking through Sydney, and as we walk by the Four Seasons, cameras were flashing. We see the back of some buffed guy getting photos taken with fans. I joked that it was some … Read More

“The Key” to Sightseeing

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Staying at the Harbour Marriott at Circular Quay has one “key” advantage: step outside, and the sightseeing immediately begins! After our first lunch in Sydney’s Financial District, we spent Friday afternoon exploring “The Quay” (pronounced “kee”): strolling around the harbour, … Read More

Photo Gallery: Day 1

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Here is a gallery of photos from our first day in Sydney.  Click the “Continue reading.” to see the adventure of our first day.

Landed in Sydney

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Just a quick update. We landed, had a funky shuttle ride to the hotel, and have a great view of the Sydney Opera House. Now that our room is ready, we’re going to freshen up and walk those 14+ hours … Read More

On the Train…

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Well, this is it. We are on BART heading to SFO. Andrea and I both wish you a great Thanksgiving. Eat some turkey for us since we are skipping over it when we cross the International Date Line and land … Read More

Track our Flight in Real Time

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I’m trying to find out how to embed the tracking map in this post. But I can’t get it to work just yet. Ugh. Instead, download and install Google Earth. Then download the following KML file (geH1702530.kml) to load in … Read More

Now on Twitter!

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Anytime we write any new posts here, you’ll see it on my Twitter page too.  So follow me on Twitter to keep up-to-date on our Australian adventures. http://twitter.com/kirksylvester Tweet, tweet! Kirk out.

Gadgets

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As you probably know already, I kind of like gadgets.  Yes, I actually own that 1992 Motorola DynaTAC to the left… unfortunately, it won’t work in Australia.  Darn!  For this trip I’m bringing a few toys with me and wanted … Read More

4 Days and a Science Experiment [VIDEO]

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Woo hoo!  We’re only 4 days from being on our flight to Australia.  Before we go, I thought this would be a great time to do a science experiment.  Have you ever wondered if water flows the opposite way in the opposite hemisphere? … Read More

1 Step (Day) Closer …

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It’s Tuesday. Really? Not yet Wednesday? Can’t wait ’til next week Wednesday.  But then again – not much more than a week left and I have NOT yet (1) packed, (2) started to put my stuff together, (3) or even … Read More

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