2011 Calendar

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May
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September
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October
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January 1st

Happy new year
Spent the morning at Holdfast Bay to welcome the year in
Otherwise remaining in Adelaide this summer

February 5th

Flying from Adelaide to Melbourne early this morning
Spending the day in Melbourne shopping and St Kilda this evening
Late evening flight back to Adelaide

February 7th

Have a fortnight of summer study in Adelaide

February 17th

Flying up form Adelaide to Brisbane early this morning
Up around Chermside today
Then back into the city

February 18th

In Brisbane today
Evening drive towards Tamborine in the Scenic Rim Region
Driving through rainforest with the roof down at night

February 19th

Spending the morning in New Farm
Flying out of Brisbane down to Melbourne this afternoon
Then onto Adelaide this evening

February 24th

Flying from Adelaide to Sydney this morning

February 25th

Another day in Sydney
Around Coogee during the day and the harbour
Driving down to Royal National Park in the evening

February 26th

Final day in Sydney today
Afternoon flight down to Melbourne
Evening flight onto Adelaide

April 27th

Bussing down the Fleurieu Peninsula for field work
Making stops on the way, like Wirrina Cove and Rapid Bay
Spending a few days on a field trip at Kangaroo Island

April 28th

Staying in West Kangaroo Island
Visting a number of spots along the north coast today

April 29th

Visting mostly the Kangaroo Island south coast today
From Flinders Chase to Remarkable Rocks

April 30th

Our last day in Kangaroo Island
Some final stops along the south shore
Ferry and the drive back to Adelaide this afternoon

May 1st

Back in Adelaide after the field trip
Next couple months here to mostly finish my current studies

June 30th

So this month has been all in Adelaide
Study is all completed for now
Lots of travel coming up next month

July 1st

Not heading to Europe just yet
But somebody else is
Seeing everyone off at Adelaide Airport

July 4th

Long road trip today up from Adelaide
Stopping at Burra, then Broken Hill for lunch
Arriving at Fowlers Gap for a few days for fieldwork

July 5th

So here at Fowlers Gap Research Station
Doing some field course I was meant to do last year
Lucky we got a room because it gets super cold here

July 7th

Final day of fieldwork at Fowlers Gap
Eating all the food tonight

July 8th

Morning departure from Fowlers Gap back to Adelaide
Again stopping at Broken Hill then Burra
Arriving just in time before flying tomorrow

July 9th

Little time to recoup from the field trip
Flying from Adelaide to Brisbane this morning
Out late in southwest Brisbane, Wellington Point

July 10th

Day trip down to the Scenic Rim and Tamborine Mountain
Then spending the afternoon in the Gold Coast
Back for dinner tonight in Brisbane

July 11th

A quieter day today in Brisbane
Tonight out around South Bank
And a bit of a drive down south towards the Scenic Rim again

July 12th

Departing Brisbane this morning to Sydney
Connecting then to fly over to Auckland
Late night arrival, staying right at the terminal

July 13th

Morning in Auckland
Most of the day flying up to Singapore
Evening in Singapore

July 14th

Spending the day hanging around Singapore
Mostly around Marina Bay Sands and Fort Canning
Back to Changi to late tonight, flying to London

July 15th

Arriving into London early this morning
Then connecting through to Prague
Exploring Prague for the day

July 16th

Spending the morning in Prague
Flying up to Helsinki today
Enjoying the endless sun in summer

July 17th

Flying out of Helsinki this morning
Arriving in Geneva and taking the train to Lausanne
A visit to the castle of Gruyères this afternoon

July 18th

Exploring the beautiful town of Lausanne today

July 19th

Driving down to Geneva this morning for a visit
Back to Lausanne later before saying goodbye
Onto the train through Berne to Zurich this afternoon

July 20th

Some sightseeing in Zurich this morning
Flying from Zurich to London this afternoon
And spending the night in London

July 21st

Sightseeing around London
Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, St James Park, Trafalgar Square etc.
A lot in one day!

July 22nd

Today visiting the Tower of London
Along the Thames between Tower Bridge and London Bridge
Also some museums, so pretty much being ideal tourists

July 23rd

Exploring a bit around where we are staying this morning
This afternoon climbed The Monument
Otherwise enjoyed a rather quieter, weekend London

July 24th

Having a planned day off
Spending it near Heathrow before tomorrow’s flight

July 25th

Leaving London, flying to Paris this morning
Exploring on foot from the Arc de Triomphe to The Grand Palais and Notre Dame
A rather quiet Eiffel Tower tonight, no wait at all!

July 26th

Doing some more Paris tourist thing
Photos at a busy Eiffel Tower this morning, walking to the Panthéon later
Train down to Orly Airport tonight for late flight to Berlin

July 27th

Exploring Berlin today
Flight to Salzburg this evening
Visiting the Red Bull aircraft museum

July 28th

Visiting the Hallein Salt Mine/Salzbergwerk Dürrnberg this morning
Back to Salzburg for the rest of the day and evening
Also climbed up to the Hohensalzburg Fortress

July 29th

Another day in Salzburg
Tonight visiting up north for dinner in Seeham
And looking around the Obertrumer See

July 30th

Leaving Salzburg today by train
Off to Linz before saying goodbye to friends
Continuing onto Vienna

July 31st

Spending the morning in Vienna
Afternoon flight to Amman
Then an evening flight to Aqaba

August 1st

Staying in Aqaba
In the middle of a heatwave (~50 ambient)
And the start of Ramadan

August 2nd

Taking a long taxi ride up to Petra
Exploring Petra all day until exhaustion
Then back to Aqaba to crash

August 3rd

Spending our last day in Aqaba
Shuttling down to Tala Bay during the afternoon
Taking the evening domestic flight back to Amman

August 4th

Moving from Amman to a resort on the Dead Sea
Complete isolated from the outside again

August 5th

Tried floating in the Dead Sea
Eventually had enough of this
So back to Amman, looking around tonight

August 6th

In Amman
Visiting the Amman Citadel today
A nap before off to the Airport tonight

August 7th

After a week in Jordan departing Amman very early morning
A technical stop in Bangkok mid afternoon stuck in the plane
Arriving into Hong Kong this evening

August 8th

Staying in Pok Fu Lam in Hong Kong
Visiting Victoria Peak today
Staying on Hong Kong Island this afternoon

August 9th

Taking it easy in Hong Kong
Having Yum Cha in Cyberport
Then visiting Stanley and the Stanley Markets

August 10th

Taking a day trip to Macau today
Ferry back and forth, exploring Macau Peninsula all day
Back in Hong Kong tonight, Mid-levels for dinner tonight

August 11th

Last day in Hong Kong, taking it pretty easy
Over to Kowloon tonight and Mong Kok for shopping
Departing early tomorrow

August 12th

Morning departure from Hong Kong to Taipei
Exploring Taipei for the day before back to HK
Then our late evening flight back to Adelaide

August 13th

Arriving into Adelaide from Hong Kong mid morning
Back home after a good month away

September 24th

After lots of lab work studying in Adelaide doing field work
More like a tour, driven up to Broken Hill today

September 25th

Looking at rocks around the outskirts of Broken Hill today

September 26th

Today looking more at mine shafts and sights around Broken Hill

September 27th

Visting some historical tourist mines near Broken Hill
Also spending time onsite at some operating mines

September 28th

After a few days in Broken Hill
Survived the somewhat wild night
Driven to Adelaide through the storms

October 18th

Hanging out at Adelaide Airport because we get free lounge access

October 25th

Early this morning flying to Brisbane via Sydney
Spending the day in Brisbane
Flying back direct to Adelaide tonight

November 12th

Spent nearly all day lazing about in the Adelaide Botanic Gardens
Feels like a long day, made longer with even more socialising
Going out with other friends in Adelaide city tonight

December 24th

Spending Christmas eve in southern Adelaide
Sunset at Holdfast Bay

December 25th

Spending Christmas in Adelaide
Then later in Murray Bridge

December 28th

Have spent a few days in Murray Bridge away from the city
Back to Adelaide tomorrow

December 31st

Decided yesterday should actually do something for NYE
Taking a midday flight to Melbourne
Celebrating new years there tonight