Tuesday, September 23, 2008


Uluru (Ayers Rock) through Ancient Eyes ~ Erik R. Trinidad finds himself in the Australian Outback, and takes a tour of the famous Ayers Rock (Uluru, to give it its proper name) from an Anangu tour guide at the Aboriginal Cultural Center.

Skydiving in Australia ~ Gareth Platt discovers the terrifying pleasure of skydiving. Tempted by an inexpensive package price and the thrill of adventure, Platt takes the plunge and describes the heart-pounding ascent, the thrill of the fall, and the adrenaline rush he experienced afterwards.

New Zealand

Blackball Lives ~ Victoria Dew, a Los Angeles based writer, accompanies her New Zealander boyfriend to the heart of nowhere--Blackball, New Zealand--where she discovers there is much more than meets the eye to this intriguing town.

Will Work For Food ~ Leona Baldwin and her husband find themselves running short on cash in New Zealand, and so take positions as "woofers" on a traditional farmstead. She soon finds that a little farm-work is harder than she imagined, not to mention coping with her childhood fear of horses. Follow Baldwin as she explores traditional New Zealand farm life.

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