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Does the Land Speak?

In Communicating, The Art of Travel Fall 2014, Sydney by Tyler Finley

Before coming to Australia, I only held expectations of something different, that Sydney would be this daring conglomerate of metropolis and sea, speckled with lush greens. I knew nothing about the history of the place I was headed to for four months, knew nothing about the people. The first day of orientation week, I was officially welcomed to the land …

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The trip before the trip

In Introductions, The Art of Travel Fall 2014, Sydney by Tyler Finley

G’day mates! So…I’m here. Sydney, Australia. The Opera House, the Harbour Bridge, magnificent beaches, the Blue Mountains, kangaroo burgers. Within my first week, I crossed all of these must-experience Sydneysider adventures off my Australian to-do list. And, yet, I remain somewhat unaffected, somewhat un…awed. Just two weeks prior to arriving in the land of boomerangs and barbies, I took a …