The Life of an Aussie Immigrant

May 12, 2008

By Daniel Munoz 

After a 24-hour flight,  three almost deadly wrong-way turns while driving jetlagged in Sydney and a soccer game with the Thomson-Reuters team (of course we won 2-0), things are looking good in Australia.

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When you come to Sydney from a country like Colombia your life changes in an unforgettable way, my first couple of hours here were full of exciting feelings. Tim Wimborne, my boss here, picked me up at the airport and took me and my wife straight to Lady Macquaries Chair, a park with the best view of Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge. It was the best possible introduction to this city and filled our eyes with tears of joy.

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Shooting is no less joyful here with four swimming world records, the Olympic torch relay in Canberra, Cate Blanchet, nice standalones and the fashion week in Sydney makes for a file rich in colour and makes me happy too.

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Life is easy in this huge and green city, nobody is worried about something to eat or their own safety, you can find very kind people everywhere, nice buildings and landscapes, beaches each 2 kms long., exciting nightlife, lots of places with excellent international food, and an endless list of nice things. If you don’t forget to keep left when driving and don’t think about the cost of everything, you will be happy in the simplest possible way.

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