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25 décembre 2010

MERRY CHRISTMAS!

  Merry Christmas! I hope everyone had a very merry christmas and was not stuck in some snowed-in airport across Europe! Thomas and I spent Christmas in Temora, a small country town about 1h away from Wagga-Wagga. We are staying with my friend Kristy and her family. We had a great Australian Christmas experience. Night out on the pub for the 24th, with all the men getting very rowdy after a few drinks (we saw one guy pull staples out of his arm! don't know how they got there in the first place...). On the 25th, well, it... [Lire la suite]
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15 décembre 2010

Holidays!

We left St George on Sunday morning. We drove to Brisbane. It was quite strange seeing real motorways and lots of cars again. We hadn't seen so many cars since we left Sydney mid-september! We just stayed overnight in Brisbane. Just enough to see the fake beach that the city has set-up near the river. Very impressive, there are 3/4 pools, with sand and lots of fountains. All free! Great for families with small kids. In the evening we ate sandwiches by our van, staring up at the bats flying over our heads. We decided to drive down by... [Lire la suite]
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08 décembre 2010

Proper work photos

A couple of photos of the melon packing:     
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06 décembre 2010

Still in St George

So the time has passed, and not that many melons have been packed! The weather in Queensland this year is just completely off the charts. They have never had this much rain in years. Which makes picking melons difficult. So we've had a lot of days off, just hanging around the camp ground, watching movies, reading books etc. We did have a couple of intense days when the weather was good, we packed for 11 hours a day for three days straight. that was really tiring, and despite wearing gloves, my fingertips started to bleed! you'd... [Lire la suite]
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