My eyes could not believe it.. A loggerhead turtle  dead on the beach…  Apparently this turtle was killed by a propeller strike from a passing boat. This kind of occurrences are doubly tragic given the declining number of turtles of reproductive age left in Australian waters. It takes at least 20 years for a turtle to reach, Read More

Grand Hotel in Childers Seeing it is Friday the 13th I thought I should tell you about what happened a couple of days ago… Paul and I stopped at a pub for some food on our way up north… It was a grand old pub and looked like an interesting place to stop- and, Read More

If there’s one state that’s forever been on the crest of the wave when it comes to Australia’s surfing culture, it’s NSW. Dotted along the coastline are surfing reserves, dedicated areas protected for use by the people and the surfing community and recognised as sites of environmental, cultural and historical significance. Of the 11 National, Read More

Well I have made it back to Australia! And Paul has got back from north Queensland (QLD) after seeing his sister for Christmas and we each talked about our time away… I thought I would share some of what Paul described about his time up in the north- it is such an amazing place-, Read More

by Paul… A town on the trip north that catches you eye is Rockhampton. Rocky as it is known as by the locals, is famous for beef, and not just any type of steer- the |Brahman. This type comes from the Asian sub-continent and is sturdy and well acclimatised to the heat of northern, Read More

Brisbane River Brisbane is not as fast paced as Melbourne and Sydney. But Australia’s third large city is never short on leisure pursuits – whether it be cycling in the city, rock climbing by the river or scuba diving near Moreton Island. Opposite the botanical gardens on the other side of the river, Kangaroo, Read More

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