Entries from July 2011

Fri 1st

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

Mon 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

Tue 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

Thu 7th

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

Fri 8th

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

Sat 9th

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

Sun 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

Mon 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

Tue 12th

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

Wed 13th

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

Thu 14th

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

Fri 15th

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

Sat 16th

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

Sun 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

Mon 18th

Exploring the beautiful town of Lausanne today

Tue 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

Wed 20th

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

Thu 21st

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

Fri 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

Sat 23rd

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

Sun 24th

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

Mon 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!

Tue 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

Wed 27th

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

Thu 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

Fri 29th

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

Sat 30th

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

Sun 31st

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