We are sure it won't be the last image we have from Lea Rohner, and we have heard that she is safely home. Depicted below is Lea and friends, just before she left Melbourne headed home, to Switzerland after 12 months, on Rotary Youth Exchange, hosted by Rotary Clubs of Templestowe and Warrandyte-Donvale.
Saturday April 27, 2019 Luke Bastian writes the final post from the 20 days and thousands of kilometers on the Rotary Youth Exchange Australian Safari - Byron Bay to Melbourne. The "eastiest" (most easterly?) point of the mainland and the lighthouse was about a 9km return hike from the lunch stop. Little surprise there were only a … Continue reading Our safari – a final post
March 11, 2019, with thanks to Lea Rohner Unbelievable that nearly half a year passed by since I first came to Australia. I had the opportunity to celebrate my birthday in Australia. It is actually the first birthday in summer for me, and so I took the opportunity and had a little beach-party with all … Continue reading Surfing the life….
These were the fine words of Lea early last week. We are not sure whether the efforts at the Bunnings BBQ were quite what Lea had in mind. Friday December 7, created a number of records in terms of heat, over night lows and yet Lea joined the team to prepare the BBQ - a … Continue reading I like it hot….
November 2, 2018 We hear, again from Jamie Bastian*.. October!!!!!!! "Spooktober" First weekend in October I was in Italy……. playing a softball tournament……. Why else???😂 I mentioned it in my last report but didn’t have any photos to go along with it and now I have a couple. And next stop Barcelona!!!! My host family … Continue reading Spooktober!
Looking back on July, 2018 Boy oh boy, an action-packed July it was indeed! It began by saying farewell to my oldie Rafeala, I waved her goodbye from the airport and was definitely a struggle, but had many other friends there feeling the same way. Visited the Biel\Bienne lake swimming and mucking around the whole … Continue reading Jamie writes, from Switzerland
My name is Lea Rohner. I am 16 years old and will spend the next year abroad. First of all, I would like to thank you from the bottom of my heart for the opportunity to make this wish come true. So begins Lea's application as a Rotary Youth Exchange Student. On Wednesday August 15 … Continue reading My name is Lea Rohner….