Stairway to muscle ache …

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Day 3 and we are in the heart of the Blue Mountains, one of the main “attractions” of New South Wales. Just a stone throw outside of Sydney, this beautiful mountain/valley/canyon/ridge formation area is worth a trip! After picking up … Read More

Day 2 ReCap …

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Food gets my brain going. That’s why we’re having breakfast while updating our posts. But sometimes, too much food just makes my brain stop. Like last night … That Kangaroo just jumped off my mixed grill plate and knocked me … 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

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

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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