Hanging out with Mama & Baby Kangaroo

Today we visited Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary in Brisbane, Australia. It’s about a 30 minute drive south from downtown Brisbane. After driving in Australia for about 7 days, I’ve gotten quite comfortable driving on the “wrong” side of the road. For those of you that don’t know, Australia’s roadway (and similar to UK, New Zeland and most of South East Asia) is setup so that you drive on the left hand of the road and the driver’s sit is on the right hand side. But that’s besides the point!

We arrive to the Lone Pine Sanctuary and park. Walking to the box office and even before we go in, we find ourselves experiencing what must be a natural high for a turkey. He was running full speed in circles flapping its wings. It was a local type of turkey native to the sanctuary and they roam around freely. We were in for quite an experience.

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Pre-planning while traveling – Our stop in Sydney and other cities

After almost 9 months of traveling, Sara and I have gotten rid of the “fear” of the unknown of a new city. What I mean by this is not knowing the transportation system, the hotels, the currency, etc. of the city we’re visiting. It’s not because we don’t care about this new city, but more because we really care and want to learn from the locals. But also because we don’t want to spend the time reading about the future instead of enjoying the present and the current city we’re in. It’s a new strategy Sara and I have decided to apply in the last few cities we’ve visited including Sydney, Bali, Gili Islands, Hong Kong, Sydney, and Cairns.

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