All posts by Ashleigh Jugan

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Being a Tourist Again

Nick’s parents have come to visit for the week, here in Sydney. They were suppose to arrive on Monday, however there was a problem with their first plane, which led to missing their connection and they ended up arriving Tuesday morning. Nick and I went to pick them up at the airport around 7:30am and ...

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Weekend Trip- Bateman’s Bay

Our weekend trip to Bateman’s Bay was a really great experience. We were picked up at Campbelltown train station in a minibus that one of our professor’s drove. It took us about four hours to get to our final destination, but that drive was completely worth it. We stayed in cottages right on the beach ...

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Fieldwork!

I finally finished all of my papers so now all I have left to do is study for my exam that’s on Monday! Good thing too, because today I leave for my Forest Ecosystem Science field trip for the weekend. I’m bringing as much study material as I can so that I am prepared for ...

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Abbotts and Onions

This week has mostly been work considering I will be gone all weekend on my Forest Ecosystem for fieldwork starting Friday. To make things even more stressful I have a midterm for Astronomy on Monday and Monday is the day Nick’s parents arrive here in Sydney for their vacation. AHH! I shouldn’t stress too much ...

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Everyone Loves Chocolate

It was finally a warm weekend here in Sydney, high 70’s and even warmer at times in the city. Saturday we went to the chocolate festival in The Rocks in the morning and spent some time roaming the many tents of chocolate and other good foods. It was took over a lot of The Rocks, ...

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Manly and Cooking

Sunday, we headed over to Manly via the ferry to go to the SeaLife Sanctuary there. We decided to go on Sunday because all public transportation for the day is a total of $2.50, which is great since we have to take a train and a ferry to get there. They had a nice aquarium ...

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Papers and Milkshakes

This week, we discovered a list of 14 milkshakes that you must try in Sydney and have made it our mission to try all of the milkshakes on that list before the end of the term. The first one Mandy and I tried was on our walk back from the Australian Technology Park, which is ...