|Zach and Claire with hats and books at the Bon Voyage Party. Ready for the Aussie trip.|
On the way they spent a few days in California before departing for Australia.
|Zach and Claire in California on way to Australia.|
Their first stop was Sydney where they rented an apartment looking out over Sydney Harbor.
|Arriving in Sydney.|
|Zach and Claire with Sydney Harbor in background.|
They visited the zoo in Sydney.
|Claire and koala.|
|Claire and kangaroo.|
From Sydney they visited relatives in Canberra.
|Zach and Claire's little cousin playing the piano.|
Then off to Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef for several days.
|Zach, Claire and Claire's mom, Jeanette on Great Barrier Reef.|
|Their hats came in handy.|
|Enjoying the beach at Great Barrier Reef.|
Visited more relatives in Melbourne.
|A night out with relatives in Melbourne.|
|Claire with little cousin Lachlan. Zach and Uncle Bob look a little "too happy".|
|Uncle Bob's MG.|
|Zach drives Uncle Bob's MG. Uncle Bob had to instruct Zach on use of straight shift.|
|Uncle Bob and Zach with Australian football. They went to an Australian football game.|
|Chrismas in July dinner.|
|Fourth of July at Aunt Di and Uncle Bob's.|
|Zach and Claire in the Edge 300 meters above the city in Melbourne.|
|Flying home out of Melbourne.|
Photos by Jeanette Salisbury.