I got a job in Australia when I graduated college. I had a friend in college taking a different career path. He was from Australia and going to the same school as me to take an advanced course only a few universities offer. His dad is a bigwig in an energy company, and they are always looking for good geologists. That was my advanced degree, and I got a job offer from my friend’s dad. Now I was having The Moving Guys take all my belongings from my apartment I had lived in for a couple of years to a home I bought. I was planning on sticking around here in Australia for the foreseeable future. I was still a citizen of my birth country, but a resident of Australia.
I liked it here. There are vast spaces to explore and very unique cities and towns. Even the animals are different. Kangaroos and crocodiles are not something I would see growing up where I did. I’m not a fan of aggressive funnel spiders, but every place has its own unique mix of wildlife. It was strange when I moved to an apartment here. Continue reading