Koala in an animal park in Victoria.

The Aodaliya Conversations

Many times in taxis I have heard Australia praised on the radio as a travel destination. These days when someone discovers I’m from Australia, the instant reaction is not kangaroos or our Prime Minister, but how beautiful my country is.

Qing Ming Jie at Babaoshan Revolutionary Cemetary

A very chatty taxi driver

Occasionally I meet a driver who has interesting things to say, and a good attitude, so it’s fun to listen. This was one of those times. I don’t share all his opinions but I’m always interested to learn more about another person’s perspective on life.