Bye Bye Byron Bay

Leaving the most eastern point of Australia was bitter sweet. During our stay at the Cape Byron YHA, we spent a lot of time on the sparkling and rocky Pacific Ocean. We were able to catch some waves and find our balance while surfing, a first for most of us. We were also introduced to …

Byron Bay!

Over the past two weeks, our team has delved into the life of the Australian people by immersing ourselves in the city and learning about the “human environment”. Today, we embarked on our journey of taking a step out of the city and making our way into the rural and natural environments of Queensland. This …

QUT tour!

When we arrived in Brisbane, Dr. Strong got an enthusiastic email from Dr. Peter Grace, a researcher over at QUT (Queensland University of Technology) who has an affiliation with MSU. He was so excited to hear that some MSU Lyman Briggs students were in Brisbane! He invited us to tour QUT and to go out …

CRIKEY!!

To my fellow Spartans, family, and friends. Sorry for the delay in getting this out there, but we went off the grid for the past two days (no wifi). This excerpt deals with Monday, July 10th: Today we ventured off to Fraser Island to explore some of the coast and get a taste of some …