Occupation: Director and founder of Farolito Spanish Language School. State of Residency: VIC. Favourite place in Australia: Wilsons Prom, I find peace and a sense of freedom in the sounds and immensity of nature there. Upon arrival: Surprised by Melbourne’s peak hour. Coming from Buenos Aires, it seemed like siesta time for me. The city has definitely changed since then.
Occupation: horse trainer. State of Residency: VIC. Favourite place in Australia: My Home. Upon arrival: Surprised by how all the houses looked the same, same shape and roof tiles. Also, amazed by the beautiful beaches.
Occupation: Field Training Officer at Casey Station in Antarctica working for the Australian Antarctic Division. State of Residency: Antarctica (not a state per se). Australia is responsible for this part of the Antarctic continent and it is home for now. Favourite place in Australia: Mt. Kosciusko. Upon Arrival: Surprised by the care-free and relaxed nature of people - No worries, at all!
Occupation: Senior Geology Consultant. State of Residency: WA. Favourite place in Australia: Perth. Upon arrival: surprised by the Aussie accent. Even though I spoke good English, sometimes I could not understand anything.
INTERWEAVING: COEXISTENCE AND RESILIENCE IN AUSTRALIA
State of Residency: VIC. Favourite place in Australia: Byron Bay. Upon arrival: Surprised by the Australian bubble (independent and isolated). A bit behind in keeping up with fashion and lifestyle trends
State of Residency: SA. Favourite place in Australia: I’ve got so many, from Willunga Beach and Whaler’s Way in SA, to Port Douglas in QLD, to Mandurah in WA. Upon arrival: I was surprised by the lack of palm trees on the beach. Photo courtesy of Sam Oster