The Bridge I Couldn’t Go On


The International Bridge in Michigan. heading over to Ontario. From Sault Sainte Marie to Sault Sainte Marie.

Why couldn’t I go on this bridge? It was 2010, and just over a year before I would receive my passport, in advance of my trip to Australia.

There is more to the story of how I got to this bridge, though even though I didn’t set foot in Canada, my phone decided it would try to jump the border!

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Right Team, Wrong City

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N932AT, painted in Milwaukee Brewers “retro” colours at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

This was in 2010. At that time, AirTran had just been purchased by Southwest, and their Boeing 717s were eventually sold off to Delta and the 737s were repainted in Southwest’s colours.

This example? According to, it’s living at Litchfield Airport outside of Phoenix, possibly waiting the call-up from Delta to work in their fleet of McDonnell-Douglas products.

The Sign Says So…

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Going through some of my old photos, I found this picture of a sign that I took outside of Harrison’s Pharmacy in Manly, NSW.

Some things have changed in the nearly 4 years since taking this photo…

I think I took the picture because it was funny to see a plaque saying that a common pharmacy was opened by a government official…

Before the HUNID…


This was the view that I had as I was landing at Kingsford-Smith Airport. It wasn’t the first picture that I took on Australian soil (those were much blurrier).

In the background, you can make out some of the airplanes on the tarmac – including a Virgin Jet (I’m not sure if it was a Virgin Australia or a Virgin Atlantic), the tail of a Singapore A380 as well as a Malaysian Airlines plane.