Australia

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BIG MAMA TURTLE

“Turtles are wild animals and therefore we can’t guarantee that you can see them.. the last turtles that we saw came 3 days ago…Our rangers are on the beach at the moment trying to see if they can spot any.. but we can’t guarantee..” So we found ourselves in group number one, the first of the evening to […]

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CITY-LIGHT PROJECT – MELBOURNE

Melbourne is in a grip of an obsession with public art, particular nu-skool evocations of graffiti and stencil art. Citylights is among the more innovative examples, using light boxes to display public art in lanes and alleyways in the central business district. The work is mainly classic stencil art infused with political and pop cult […]

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SAVE THE WHALES

In 2010 during winter 3012 whales were seen passing Point Lookout in North Stradbroke Island Sadly, the largest mammal on earth, the Blue Whale could be completely extinct within this decade. Their original population of 250,000 is now reduced to just a few hundred. Marine biologists fear that the cacophony of undersea sounds emanating from ship engines, oil […]

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KAYAKING IN THE SURF

We woke to a perfect spring day- no clouds and warm weather! It was going to be great! We were heading down the coast a little to Hastings Point to do some kayaking and whale watching. Last time we kayaked was in New Caledonia and Paul and I were excited to do this once again… Once […]

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NEW ENGLAND TABLELAND

Sitting atop the Great Dividing Range, the New England tableland is a vast landscape of sheep and cattle grazing with a adventure sport scene. This is also the spiritual home of Australian country music – the biggest Country music festival in Australia is held in Tamworth in late January.. I was a bit sad to […]

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HAPPY RUNNING!

I am a runner! Well I did it!! Yesterday was my first run in a big, organised event, Bridge to Brisbane and, believe me when I say this, no one is more surprised than me about the race… I never train running. I don’t like the feeling- when I get puffed or feel tired in […]

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