Published 1 Jan 2007
I’m going to skip the recap of 2006, and get right into what’s coming up in 2007.
Brian and I are about to embark on a trip we have been planning for years— a great Australian adventure. We will be there from January 17 to February 28; six weeks of traveling, visiting colleagues, and seeing as much wildlife as humanly possible.
We will be spending a couple of weeks in Melbourne while Brian does a research project on greater gliders, a week in Tasmania, a week in Queensland, some time in Canberra and Albury, and about a week in and around Sydney. Any suggestions about places or activities not to be missed would be much appreciated. Also, any tips on dealing with a US cell phone over there and not paying an arm and a leg would be great.
I’m looking forward to this trip immensely. It has been a long time since I have been out of the country, and a long time since I have done any fieldwork. I will probably be taking a break from blogging while I’m there, except for trip updates for my friends and family. Between that and keeping Bite Size Standards running, I’m guessing that I won’t have time for much else.
When we get back, I have a week before I leave for SXSW, so I will be pretty swamped until the middle of March. So, have a great first few months of 2007.
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