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Day 27:  American Connection at Travel Tribe

Day 27: American Connection at Travel Tribe

Last night was the first Sydney Travel Tribe meet-up of the year. We headed to the open-air Customs House Bar near Circular Quay, which was perfect for such a hot, hot day. We had a couple of special guests which included the social media manager for Flight Center and the wonderful, fellow midwesterner @WheresAndrew from National Geographic.

Chatting went down with all my favorite Aussies and Aussie wannabes, and you’ll see in the daily photo there was a strong American connection. Here we have Heather, Caroline and Lauren — all Americans, all in Oz for various reasons and lengths of time, but never failing to find each other at Travel Tribe.

Not pictured are Alicia, Hannah, Don, Brendan and Andrew, making the count last night of 9 Americans. There was also a large handful of Canadians in the mix. In other words, North America is invading Sydney.

Of course, my night wouldn’t be complete without the pleasant and sweet serenading from Kevin Lippy as we made our way back to the North Shore suburbs. Tops night as always!

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15 Responses to Day 27: Another Travel Tribe Meet-up Down Under

  1. Lauren January 28, 2011 at 7:47 am #

    Yes! Great time last night. North America represent!

    • Brooke January 29, 2011 at 8:46 am #

      Woot! Love it! Just so you know, clips of Informer and Return of the Mack have been running through my head since then.

  2. Hannah DeMilta January 28, 2011 at 7:51 am #

    Love it 🙂

  3. Caz Makepeace January 28, 2011 at 8:57 am #

    Gee you’re quick with writing this. I not long got up! It was a fun night.

    • Brooke January 29, 2011 at 8:51 am #

      Yes, lots of good Aussie folk there, too 😉 I made myself write this when Pat got up for work… part of the whole daily post project and I didn’t get it up before bed.

  4. Lippy January 28, 2011 at 9:04 am #

    Last night was great. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xpmr8Shy_UA

    • Brooke February 1, 2011 at 5:10 pm #

      Found your comment in my spam 😉 Yes, ’twas awesome, and I need to brush up on my 90s jams before the next one.

  5. Rebecca January 28, 2011 at 9:04 am #

    Oh, how the times have changed! So many (N.) Americans now!!!

    These posts make me want to jump on a plane and return. But alas, there is a whole world out there that I have yet to see. Someday, again!

  6. Magda January 28, 2011 at 9:06 am #

    I’m so angry I couldn’t make it 🙁 Maybe next month…

    • Brooke January 29, 2011 at 8:48 am #

      Yes, next month for sure. I’ll tweet you when I find out the dates!

  7. Heather January 28, 2011 at 9:14 am #

    Representing and with more on the way!!

    • Brooke January 29, 2011 at 8:49 am #

      Yeah, seriously — the word has gotten out that Oz is awesome.

  8. Caroline in the City January 28, 2011 at 10:40 am #

    Great night! Saving this pic.

  9. Cailin February 3, 2011 at 11:31 pm #

    So jealous! I should be there right now!! Maybe in a few weeks fingers crossed and I will be there in time for the February meet-up! 🙂

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