Tuesday, August 22, 2006

One last group shot... Posted by Picasa

Marines...we are leaving... Posted by Picasa

Darling Harbour. Dammit, hold still! Posted by Picasa

The convention center and mall at Darling Harbour. (Funny, only Mr. K isn't blurry!) Posted by Picasa

At the Sydney Olympic Park. Oh, come on...not another group shot! Posted by Picasa

A view of Katoomba Falls from further down. Posted by Picasa

The Three Sisters. (The local Aborigine tribes insist that it should be called the Seven Sisters, and I don't know why...) Posted by Picasa

This is what it looks like once we've descended the cliff face. Posted by Picasa

Looking at the famous Three Sisters rock formation and into the canyons from the viewpoint atop the ridge. Posted by Picasa

Looking into the canyonlands of the Blue Mountains. This, believe it or not, is only one section of it. Posted by Picasa

Looking down at Katoomba Falls, which are very thin because of the drought gripping much of Australia. Posted by Picasa

The tram we will not be taking. Posted by Picasa

Our ranger guide at the Katoomba Falls bushwalk describes some of the local flora and fauna. Posted by Picasa

Congratulations on a job well done! Posted by Picasa

Now nestled in its new, earthy home, the tree gets its first watering. Posted by Picasa

The planting begins! International cooperation...how touching! Posted by Picasa

Andy gives Mr. K a certificate of authenticity for the Wollemi Pine while his assistant, Colin, looks on. Posted by Picasa

In the garden of the Western Sydney TAFE Institute waiting for the commemorative planting. It's bloody COLD out here! Posted by Picasa

Here is a seedling specimen of a Wollemia Nobilis, Wollemi Pine, ready for us to plant to commemorate our visit to the Western Sydney TAFE college. Posted by Picasa

Sunday, August 20, 2006

The Student Union building, Sydney University. Posted by Picasa

In front of the education building, Sydney University. Posted by Picasa

South Gate and bus terminal, Sydney University. Posted by Picasa

Looking toward downtown Sydney. Posted by Picasa

Looking into the Quad. Posted by Picasa

Screwing around in front of the Quad. Posted by Picasa