Posts Tagged ‘animals’

A Beaded Bracelet – Day 8

Today we woke up early and went on our full day drive in search of animals. Our driver took us a bit further into the park relative to yesterday. We had seen most of the animals on our evening drive, but there were a few special treats in store. We saw a cheetah and a leopard in close succession! Our driver said that they don’t often see leopards, usually only once or twice a year! After this animal sighting we had seen four our of the Big Five: lion, water buffalo, leopard, elephant, and rhino. The rhinoceros which live in the…

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Day 26 – Taronga Zoo

On Sunday Emily and I got up early and caught the ferry over to Taronga Zoo. We got an early start since both of us wanted to get back to campus by the afternoon. Finally we have some real schoolwork to do! This no-homework thing is really starting to be weird. But first a digression… Warning graphic content ahead (not too graphic, just kind of gross): On Thursday I ate something really hot and scalded the roof of my mouth. I didn’t think much of it since I’ve burnt my mouth before and had no significant issues. This time though I think…

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Day 8/9 – Animals and British Gents

In the morning on Wednesday I went to Bondi Junction with my roommate, Emily so that she could get a heater. I was mostly along for the ride because I wanted to get to know her better, but I was also looking for a rice cookers. I didn’t want something huge that would make 10 cups of rice; just something small, and preferably something that I could put in the microwave. The malls in Australia are different. Instead of clothing store after clothing store, these malls seem to have a much broader variety of shops so that city-dwellers have everything conveniently…

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