Checking out kangaroo and emu meat!
learning to throw a boomerang
Our Aborigine instructor shows Aaron, Brad and Justin how to throw a boomerang!
Sara, Sandy and Alycia give it a go!
Emmalee, Jen and Adam let their boomerangs fly
Joanne, Abbie and Renae get boomerang instruction
Glen the bus driver rolls up his sleeves for a boomerang toss while Nicole and Jennifer get instruction
Dr. Carlson tries his baseball hurling form (didn't work)
A sight not seen in Illinois
Glenn tries the didgeridoo
Here we are at the Opera House
Justin performs the Elk Call on a didgeridoo
Luke performs on the didgeridoo
Nate on the didgeridoo
Emmalee displays the Aborigine items for women
The boys warm up on their didgeridoos
Our group at the Opera House
At the tour of The Rocks
Thousands of sailors -- the first time in 20 years that the Australian fleet was all in the Sydney Harbor
Photo shots at the Opera House
Alycia with Aborigine warpaint!
Up the stairs to the Rocks tour
Photo shot at the Rocks
Meeting with John Kent and Ted Wolfe at Charles Sturt Univ.
World's largest Merino ram!
Who's paying for this ride?
Our first kangaroo sighting!
Scenery from Sydney and Wagga Wagga.
Scenery between Sydney and Wagga Wagga.
Leaving Sydney at 7:00 a.m.
Listening to John Wolfe on Charles Sturt University campus.
Drought time in Oz
Dust really flies in a drought
A favorite eating establishment of Charles Sturt Univ. students
Listening to the equine center director
Watch out for horses and riders!
Mac the Kelpie loves to ride along
Mac at work
Mac can really move!
Don't see this sign in Illinois
Roundabout coming up!
Ted Wolfe talks to us about Australian Ag
A treadmill for horses
a PCV waterer
another of the interesting street signs -- speed bump ahead
Though we were back home for a minute
Ted Wolfe and the group at the Charles Sturt winery
This is the sign for a crosswalk
You're supposed to get rid of your fruit here to cut down transfer of a fruit fly
Talk about high priced fuel!
An irrigation water monitoring device
Jack the dog came right onto the bus
Looking at rice from the field
Loose rocks on the shoulder
Watch out for the roos!
A speed limit of 100! Oh, that's kilometers per hr.
Note the double trailer truck and the hydraulic lift on the chute
More fruit fly warnings
Train crossing ahead
Presentation at the Charles Sturt winery
At the city gate
Aussies don't yield, they "give way"
At the Uardry sheep farm kitchen
Illinois kids get excited -- a corn field!
Looking at one of the stud rams
If you think Illinois is flat...not much out there for the cows
A top ram lamb
time for a break at the station kitchen
The shearing shed
solar panels for heating water
The ram considered the best ever for his time period was bred here
Jen Moore sports appropriate tour wear
The latest in spring hats
Another sign not often seen on Illinois roads
touring casella winery (Yellowtail wine)
At the orange grove
discussion on trading water
Signs like this appear before rest stops, encouraging you to stop and sleep
Another rest stop sign
Unfortunately, many kangaroos end up as Illinois deer do - damaging cars as well
At the equine center at Charles Sturt University
Alex and Alycia check out the horses
At the riding arena
Trees dying from the lack of rainfall
At the veterinary center
Visiting the cattle yards
Mac does a great job of rounding up the flock!