It’s great to see some of the major tourist attractions, yet there are gems along the way to stop and witness. This is where you will absorb the essence of a place, to really ‘see’ what a place is like, rather than the touristy destinations. These images stay in your mind. On the road to Bicheno on Tasmania’s East Coast. These are the images that catches … Continue reading Gems along the way…heading east to Bicheno
To travel, one must see their own country through the eyes of a tourist. I took Australia for granted before I went overseas, then could not wait to get back and see my own country in wonderment. So I began capturing ‘My Country’ in Short Story Picture Boards of places that fill my heart. Yep we have it all in one glorious country! Dorothea Mackellar’s poem … Continue reading Bondi Girl Meets – Australia 2016
I could not resists this one! It’s that early morning feeling that happens to us all! Continue reading It’s that early morning feeling!
Ah the joys of camping out in some random place. I woke up early to see if I could find Pete, the local platypus in the pond. I didn’t find him, yet I did find plenty of ducks on this misty morning in Scottsdale. Which way shall we go? Continue reading Quack – quack ducks and a pond!
So I haven’t done much homework on what to see or where to go in Tasmania…it’s how I like to travel. With little expectations you are surprised and are open to what may come. A quick chat to a local girl on the boat, I asked what were favourite places. I head off east avoiding the main roads and towns ending up in Scottsdale for the … Continue reading The road less travelled…exploring Tasmania
I booked my ticket just two days before I sailed to Tasmania. Apparently, spaces on the ship is very limited this time of year. I lucked out with a cancellation. Leaving from Port Melbourne…with a calm crossing…. Arriving in Devonport at dusk, I decided to drive around the beaches before I settled in for the night. Thank goodness, with a campervan, you can pull up in … Continue reading Goodbye Mainland – Hello Tasmania!
Glenrowan, Victoria – Ned Kelly’s final capture! Ned (Edward) Kelly had a short and illustrious life. Ned was born in Victoria of Irish convicts. At the age of 11 years, he was awarded a green sash for rescuing a child from drowning in a creek – a hero. Ned was wearing his green sash under his armour when he was shot and the blood stained sash now sits … Continue reading Glenrowan, Victoria – Ned Kelly’s final capture!