Category : Brisbane

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The time had finally arrived. It was my last full day in Australia. Heinrich had already gone home, and I was intent on utilizing this day to the fullest. I awoke in our rented apartment in the Gold Coast to the sound of light rapping on my door. “Mimi?” Deidre gently called through the door. …
Heinrich flew home the next morning. He had exactly 14 days off from work, and with the time difference and travel (the “lost” day on the way over), his time Down Under was just about up. After dropping Heinrich off at the airport, Deidre, Bill, and I headed toward the Gold Coast. I had hoped to …
Heinrich and I landed in Brisbane at 5:00 a.m. We made our way to our friend’s house in the suburbs by way of a cab driver named Liam, who regaled us with tall tales during our hour-long taxi ride. He insisted that “Connewarre” was pronounced “Connowahree” (when I pronounced it that way to my friend, …
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