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We're home now. Here are some travel maps I sketched during our trip.

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Mad Rush to Australia. December 16-17

I ran about finishing up the last minute details before we left. We met MJ & Yoshi on the Narita Express. Tracey was almost an hour late to meet us at the airport and she had the tickets, so this was rather stressful. We waited in lines, got through security, caught the shuttle across the terminal, dashed for the plane and as we reached the gate, they announced a delay of about 45 minutes. After the flight took off, everyone slept but me, I think.

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Into Elliston. December 17-18

Gettting to a small town in South Australia takes a lot of time and conveyances. Each plane was smaller than the last.

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Out of Elliston. December 26

Elliston to Adelaide is a four and a half hour trip by car and plane. We spent the night in Adelaide before moving on to Alice Springs, Uluru and King's Canyon. I didn't draw maps of those coach rides, though.

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Chuck Map. December 31

Sorry to report that this one speaks for itself. You can click on the image to get a larger view and read the legend.

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Homeward Bound. January 7

A quick shower and coffee, followed by packing the van and driving to the airport, where we suffered the usual queues and waits. Then a long, dull plane ride, interrupted by food service. Arrival in Tokyo put us in more lines, then onto two trains before dinner and bed.

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I'm just glad you are home safely. Can't wait to hear more!--Jean

The Chuck Map is my favorite. I like how you numbered all the spots. I hope the misery didn't last too long!

those are really fantastic kristen... heh, seems since librivox is occupying my time so fully, I start spewing out superlatives - generally the same one over and over. the recording was fantastic! the poster looks fantastic! what a fantastic idea! ... i'm not saying they aren't fantastic, but that's currently my fave (wonderful's a bit poncy, superb a bit fancy, spectacular a bit over the top, amazing a bit boring, awesome a bit skater ... one runs out quickly).

but the maps are in fact fantastic.

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  • hugh: those are really fantastic kristen... heh, seems since librivox is read more
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  • jean McQuillin: I'm just glad you are home safely. Can't wait to read more

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