Peter Baunsgaard's parents Marie-Louise and Bertil emigrated to Australia in 1967, and started their voyage on the Australis in September of that year. The Suez
Canal was closed at that time, so the ship sailed down the African coast and called in to Cape Town, South Africa. There were about 1,800 passengers on the trip, southbound from the UK to Sydney, Australia.
After a few years they became homsick, so they left Sydney and headed back home to Denmark, sailing once again on the Australis in September,1969.
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