T-minus 1 week
A lot has happened this week. Good things. I got my first real “sample” of the Australian accent from a New Zealander (I know I’m going to get flack for that) who gave me my pre-departure orientation via skype. It was a good 45 minute talk about what to expect from the culture, and really get as good a feel as I can for my trip before I leave. This week I’ve realized: ...
I think I can say I have digitally experienced Brisbane. I know how to get around town, and how much it costs. I think I could know why a call was made if I were to go to a rugby (“footy”) game. I know five of the main districts of downtown Brisbane. I bought the electrical adapters I know I’ll need and I know what other things I need to buy and what things I don’t need to...
It hit me
Just how close I am to being somewhere I’ve never been close to. Wow. I think I’m going to be excited/nervous every time I hear/see a plane the next two weeks.