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THIS IS NOT ANOTHER FOOTBALL MATCH, THIS IS WAR!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_nfnu1RDdA Wednesday 5 june 2013, one of the three greatest days of the year for NRLloving Queenslanders and New South Welshmen: State of Origin. Yes, indeed people: State of Origin. State of Origin is the annual best-of-three series of the rugby … Continue reading

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Innisfail traffic, Cessna 152/172, Tango Quebec Romeo, joining crosswind, runway 14, Innisfail.

My landlady is what we in the Netherlands, well actually everywhere in the world, call a BADASS. She always had a need for speed, but after years of driving it didn’t provide her with the same rush of adrenaline. So … Continue reading

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Completion Gathering

As Stefania already told you all, we had a completion gathering ceremony at JCU. Everyone was looking good with heels and ties as the dresscode asked for. I just didn’t expect that the ceremony would be so…. “American”? Don’t get … Continue reading

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International student’s life on campus

Last week I’ve finally got my concession card. I applied for it the week I came to Townsville, cause everybody was saying, that without it I won’t get any concession for transportation in Queensland (apparently student ID is not enough…). … Continue reading

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Recent ramblings…

Hey everyone, Over the past 2-3 months my attitudes have changed several times in regards to this exchange. I originally came over here with the intention to stay abroad for much longer than the 6 months exchange. If I really … Continue reading

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Bad at Budapest

My stay in Krakow has been an amazing experience so far; I’m meeting fascinating people from bizarre lands, experiencing foreign cultures and trying to make the most of this opportunity. But you’ve probably read enough blogs about these things, so … Continue reading

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My trip to the other side of the world.

Hey all you travellers and troublemakers, I haven’t been able to log in to wordpress until now. So here is my first blog; I’ve come from Townsville, Australia (200,000 people) to Krakow, Poland (2million people) for 6 months; this is … Continue reading

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living in Townsville, leaving Townsville

When you buy milk with an expiry date past your departure day, you know it’s soon. Living in Townsville was interesting. My favourite euphemism. Named after it’s founder, Mr Robert Towns, city’s name is quite accurate to its modern appearance. … Continue reading

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winter in tropics

That day finally arrived – last week was our last week of lectures. Last classes in Oz passed quickly and rather boring, focusing on exam preparations. Now it’s just few tests to go, and studies down under are over. In … Continue reading

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one thing I regret

If there’s one thing I regret coming to Australia, it’s missing out on things. I miss not being able to touch my cousin’s growing belly and see her first-born for almost half a year. I regret not being able to … Continue reading

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