Battle of Britain: A Duel of Eagles

Battle of Britain The Battle of Britain was the largest and most famous air battle in history. By day and night the combatants from Britain (along with pilots from other allied nations) and their enemies from Germany (with some limited support from Italy) fought in the skies over Britain between July 10th and October 31st, 1940. France…

Olympia, Washington

JULY 1st, 2011 Olympia Travelled by Greyhound bus to the small city of Olympia, the state capital of Washington (population of about 45,000) at the southern end of the Puget Sound (1.5 hour trip). Greyhound always seem to have the most dingy, unappealing bus stations, but generally the bus is ok (stay away from the chemical…

Coming to America – Arizona

March 2011March 9th was the day I arrived in the USA to start a new chapter in my life. Green card in hand I went through customs at LAX without a hitch (last year they detained me for an hour to check all the “facts”!). Then it was on to a flight to Arizona for a…

Recap of my travels in the past year (2010)

The past year has gone by so fast, one moment I am leaving my Australian home and  job in May 2010 to travel the world, then before you know it I am living in Seattle, Washington USA! Most of 2010 was such an adventure travelling through: USA (May 2010) Central and southern Florida– Launch of Space…