Is this time TRAVEL? No, it is travel TIME. Owing to our long flight across the international date line, we never experience the second calendar day of our trip.
What I am trying to explain is this: When our plane flight takes off from Los Angeles, it’s Day 1 on the calendar in the U.S.A., and when we land it is Day 3 on the calendar in Australia. Continue reading Day 2: There is no Day 2!
We jet off for Australia. It seems like a long time to travel … by today’s standards. We will spend 16 hours in the air from Los Angeles to Melbourne, and another 5 hours flying to L.A., where we wait just a few movements of the little hand on the clock for that epic flight to Melbourne. Continue reading Day 1: Leaving on a Jet Plane
Russia was our 2009 destination, including this spectacular church on the island of Kizhi, with 23 onion domes. It is one of the few wooden churches that have survived, despite it’s northern location, and the most impressive fact is that it is built without a single nail, being fit intricately together like puzzle pieces. One of my favorite sites ever!
When you click ‘Australia 2014‘ highlighted in text like this, you’ll be taken to a page where you scroll down to find my trip log. You might also find that same label near a photo, or within menus on the top, bottom, or left side of pages. Read on!
Scroll down for my daily postings from that trip, or, if they are not already showing, click here … Australia Day-by-Day