Tasmania, Australia

Day 0 (8) Today was a travel day from Ayer’s Rock to Hobart, Tasmania, with a short layover in Melbourne. Besides my second flight getting delayed, a boring day. I made it to my lodging in Hobart and called it a night, since I had to be up early to head to Port Arthur. Day …

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Uluru / Ayer’s Rock, Australia

Day 1 My flight from Sydney to Ayer’s Rock airport was at 10am, but after almost missing the flight due to the airport shuttle stopping at every hotel in the city, I was glad to make it. The flight was 3.5 hours, and I got some good views of the Outback, and of Uluru / …

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Wild Wild West

Miles Driven: 1,100+
States Visited: 3
Seeing tons of cool sites: Priceless

Earlier this month, Cressie and I took a trip out West. On the trip, we went through Nevada, Arizona, and Utah, visiting Las Vegas, Hoover Dam, Valley of Fire State Park, Brianhead Ski Resort, Zion National Park, Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, and Red Rocks Canyon. If you want a nice overview of our trip on a map, check this out! If you want to see the pictures, they are all here and the highlights will slowly be added to Flickr. For a more in-depth description of the trip, read on!

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Rock Boat IX

trb_logoEvery year for the past several years, I have gone on a cruise known as The Rock Boat. This is a week-long cruise where approximately 30 bands are on board, and there are concerts every day from about 12 noon until 3am.

This year I had not been planning on going – I chose instead to use the money for the my 10 day trip out West to Las Vegas, Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon National Park, Zion National Park, and skiing at Brianhead (we are leaving for this trip in less than 2 weeks!). The past few weeks leading up to the cruise I had a lot of people trying to talk me into going.

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