South Pacific 2009

We spent academic year 2008-09 living in India while David and Pam were Fulbright Fellows. After spending nine months in India, we thought why not keep on going around the world? So, we spent two weeks in Australia, two weeks in New Zealand, and 10 days in Fiji before returning to the US in July 2009. [Interactive map]

All the places we visited during our travels; Fiji is at top-right.

Itinerary (the major stops):


first post and gallery of favorite photos

Mara snuggles a koala in Adelaide, Australia.

New Zealand

first post and gallery of favorite photos

At sunrise, a ridge near Aoraki bursts into backlit flame. New Zealand south island.


first post and gallery of favorite photos

Musket Cove resort presents a traditional meke ceremony. [Malolo lailai, Fiji]

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