Just a very quick journal to say:
I am back now after visiting my family in Australia for the last 6 months.
I had a wonderful time visiting everyone and meeting spouses and children of my cousins there.
At first, time went really slowly and the first two months felt like a long time for some reason. The rest of the time rushed by so fast and before I knew it, it was time to get on a plane back home. The flight back to South Africa was 2 hours longer than the flight to Australia due to the Earth's rotation. We had quite a bit of turbulence on the way back, but it wasn't too bad. The turbulence as we were leaving the African