S: The land down under - australia 2010
BC: We'll be back soon!
FC: The Land Down Under
1: Home Sweet Home - 4 Pankhurst Cres., Gilmore | Mike's home away from home - Marist College | Canberra
4: PERTH | The Swan Valley
5: 45C on Christmas Day - no wonder Perth was our favorite city in Australia!
6: The Australian Open | MELBOURNE | The Mcg (capacity of 100,000)
7: Phillip island and the penguin parade
8: On to Auckland, New Zealand
9: Doing the Haka in Whakarewarewa Village, Rotorua ... what a lovely smell!
10: It doesn't get much better than this.
11: Waiheke Island - New Zealand
12: To climb or not to climb... | Uluru (aka Ayers Rock) | Mike climbed the treacherous 348m!
13: Definitely climb...what an amazing experience. The only thing we could have done without was the cost of beer ($50 for a 6-pack)!
14: With so many beautiful beaches, it's impossible to pick our favorite one!
15: Manly Beach in Sydney was not among Jake's favorites after his encounter with the jellyfish!
16: Pat & Nicci at the Wallabies footy game | The Canberra Senators - what a bunch of fair dinkum blokes! | FRIENDS
17: We'll be back to see you all again...
19: The Bridge climb - What an anniversary gift! 134m above Sydney Harbour and Mike is still smiling!
20: Adelaide, the Barossa Valley and the Great Ocean Road | Jacob's Creek was not quite what we had pictured!
21: London Bridge (luckily we weren't the ones stranded out there) & the '12' Apostles (more like 6 now)
22: The beach in downtown Brisbane | Brisbane and Moreton Island | The dolphin feed!
23: The quad bikes | After camping in a tropical rainstorm, this resort felt like heaven... | The wrecks | Sand Surfing
24: Our Aussie Family... we miss them all already!
27: How about the Huntsman spider on our wall on Day2 in Oz (see him on the opposite page???) | No volunteers for the croc show here! | Mike & Terri Irwin hangin' out in the gift shop | Our encounters with the wildlife