Aussie Tree Bark

UNIQUE – SURVIVORS – FASCINATING Australian Tree Bark Series Images by Lexa Harpell. A close up look at some of the unique Aussie Tree Bark – colours, textures, patterns. The uniqueness of Australian native plants comes from its isolated geography dating back 50 million years ago – after separating from Gondwana. Around 800 native Gum Trees (eucalypts) have been identified from over the 24,000 native Australian plant species. Over … Continue reading Aussie Tree Bark

Central Australia

Central Australia Images VIBRANT AND REMOTE     Central Australia also known as The Red Centre It’s a long way to reach Central Australia. 1,500kms south of Darwin – 1,600kms north of Adelaide – 3,000kms east of Brisbane – 3,600kms west of Perth. Hundreds of kms between towns. The roads are long and somewhat vacant. Only occasionally seeing another vehicle, once in a while you pass a lone cyclist and those … Continue reading Central Australia

Outback Australia Images

Outback Australia Images REMOTE – VAST – RAW     Three words that epitomises the Australian Outback! Spending five months travelling through northwest Queensland and the Northern Territory – driving along remote unsealed roads (where my campervan could take me), the vibrant red dirt settled in every nook possible – even on my toothbrush!  Staying at remote cattle stations – hiking for hours through remote gorges and canyons, wading waist deep through rivers … Continue reading Outback Australia Images

Australian Outback Art Images

Australian Outback Art Images REMOTE – VAST – RAW     Three words that epitomises the Australian Outback! Spending five months travelling through northwest Queensland and the Northern Territory – driving along remote unsealed roads (where my campervan could take me), the vibrant red dirt settled in every nook possible – even on my toothbrush!  Staying at remote cattle stations – hiking for hours through remote gorges and canyons, wading waist deep through … Continue reading Australian Outback Art Images

Bugsy has held up over interesting terrain.

It’s been a wonderful journey so far.  I’ve taken thousands of images and written another book. I’ve met incredible people, witnessed amazing sights and experienced the essence of Australia. Some of favourite places has been Tasmania for its colours and containment. The National Parks are world class with plenty of hiking. Lots of free camping in glorious sites too! The Northern Territory epitomises the rawness of what … Continue reading Bugsy has held up over interesting terrain.

Bondi Girl Meets – Ireland Blues Music – Monaghan

Monaghan Harvest Times Blues Music Festival – Ireland You have to love those last minute invites. Not knowing where you will stay or what you will see or experience.  This was one of those moments……. It was the 20th annual Blues Festival in Monaghan. A small enough town not to be overrun with too many people. In fact is was downright cruzy strolling the streets … Continue reading Bondi Girl Meets – Ireland Blues Music – Monaghan