Home Again

Home is, indeed, where the heart is. It is a little bittersweet to be back in Florida when my heart is still most definitely in Australia. Since I've been back, the jet lag has been horrible and I've barely slept a wink. (I think my body is secretly waging a war to keep me on … Continue reading Home Again


Rainforests, Cairns, and Tearful Goodbyes

G'day from Cairns! We're in our final twelve hours in Australia, and the tearful goodbyes are going to begin soon. Since my last post, we finished our second day at the Great Barrier Reef. It was just as amazing as the first day. We saw a whole school of huge humphead parrotfish, a couple of … Continue reading Rainforests, Cairns, and Tearful Goodbyes

The Outback

G’day from Port Douglas! It’s good to be back in civilization! We spent three days in Tyrconnel after we said a tearful goodbye to Yungaburra and On the Wallaby. Tyrconnel is basically in the middle of nowhere—the true Outback. And Outback it was—I actually spotted a kangaroo outside our tents right when I woke up. … Continue reading The Outback