“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, Read More

From the camper van heaven of the Great Ocean Road to the tenting paradise of the Whitsunday Islands, Australia’s east coast has a site for every happy camper.  Drumming workshops aside, it’s Australia’s national parks and other wild places that make camping here really, well, wild. Wake to a mob a kangaroos grazing outside, Read More

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, Read More

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,, Read More

Fraser, Moreton or Straddie Island?? Where should we go? I was really keen to drive all the way up to Fraser island (5 hours north) but at the last minute with the car all packed up and already on the highway we decided to go to Straddie instead, the barge was cheaper, the 4×4, Read More

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…, Read More

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