Wednesday, March 04, 2009

The Way Home

I'm typing this note from the Sydney Airport, as I prepare to head back home. I'm typing this note from one of those Internet Kiosks, where you effectively pay by the minute. It's not too expensive (a little over a dollar for 20 minutes - enough time to jot out this blog post), but I still feel kinda dirty for paying for anything by the minute.

It's hard to belive the trip is now over, but it is. All I need to do is to make from here to LA and then back to Virginia. It's about 18 hours of flying time, but who's keeping track?

I find it interesting that I'm flying into the West Coast after having left the country from the East Coast. In other words, I'll have circled the globe this trip. I'm not sure why I find that exciting, but I do. What can I say, I'm easily entertained. I guess I now know a bit how Magellan felt after his voyage. Minus the scurvy and all.

Crap, I was hoping to post a photo or two that I had snapped as I was flying from Canberra to here. Alas, I can't get the USB port on this kiosk to behave. Oh well, just do a Google Images search for Sydney Opera House, and you'll get a view of what I saw flying in.

See y'all stateside!


  1. not many people get the opportunity to circumnavigate the globe in a single trip, very cool...

    As for blogging, you've done a much better job at it than I(we) have, Lauren and I have not written a single post.. I've been twittering which has been quick and fun.

    See you back state-side in another week.

  2. Nick -

    Can't wait to hear all the stories you guys have to tell. Travel safe!


  3. Anonymous9:25 PM

    Um, what else have you paid for by the minute...? :-0