Cases that made the news while I was here
- The parole of Schepelle Corby, who was convicted of drug smuggling in Indonesia and for whom the first sentence would have lead her on death row.
- The bush fires around Melbourne.
- The public killing of Marius the giraffe by a Danish zoo.
What I learned
- The difference between a poisonous snake and a non-poisonous one.
- First aid for a snake bite or other venomous bites.
- The fact that despite the amount of planning, unexpected things will happen.
- You have to take responsibility for your own mistakes and let others take responsibility for theirs.
Places I didn’t get to see (but will come back for)
- Coral Reef, Australia
- Cradle Mountain, Australia
- Darwin, Australia
- South Island, New Zealand