Tag: Australia

One from the vaults: Things in Australia that made me smile – Urban Environment

I’m still digging into my back catalogue of posts from our #adventuredownunder in 2016 and 2017. I’m a “townie” so while I much enjoy the varied and beautiful Australian countryside and seaside, it’s the towns where I feel more at home. I loved just… Continue Reading “One from the vaults: Things in Australia that made me smile – Urban Environment”

One from the vaults: Things in Australia that made me smile – Flora and Fauna

I’m still mining my rich seam of posts from our 2017 #adventuredownunder. After last week’s post on beaches, here’s flora and fauna. One of Australia’s greatest treasures is her flora – a staggering 24,000 species of native plants. Now this is where my late… Continue Reading “One from the vaults: Things in Australia that made me smile – Flora and Fauna”

One from the vaults: Things in Australia that made me smile – Beaches

Plundering my back-catalogue, I wax lyrical about Australia’s beaches. These photos are from our 2016 and 2017 #adventuredownunder. Even though I live a short stroll from the beach, I wouldn’t describe myself as a beach person. No, it’s the water I love; its ever… Continue Reading “One from the vaults: Things in Australia that made me smile – Beaches”

One from the vaults: fave photos from Australia 2017

My beloved has finally downloaded all his photographs from our recent trip to Dropbox, meaning I can finally choose my favourites! I confess this was a difficult task and it took me a while to whittle down the chosen few. 1. Agapanthus in the… Continue Reading “One from the vaults: fave photos from Australia 2017”

One from the vaults: Things in Australia that made me smile – Aussie Signs

As you might imagine, there were plenty of things in Australia which made me smile. here’s another post from our 2017 #adventuredownunder. I have yet to finish mining our trip Down Under! Road Signs Although we didn’t drive as much this time as on… Continue Reading “One from the vaults: Things in Australia that made me smile – Aussie Signs”

One From the Vaults: The bits in between – Adelaide to Melbourne via Great Ocean Road

This is one of the world’s most spectacular coastal drives, and a great way to travel from Adelaide to Melbourne, or visa versa. We’ve driven the Great Ocean road twice, once in either direction. This is from our 2016 #adventuredownunder Once, well out of… Continue Reading “One From the Vaults: The bits in between – Adelaide to Melbourne via Great Ocean Road”

Travelogue Challenge

A big thank you to those who tried to guess where my 10 photos had been taken. Inevitably, those that were more successful were the ones most familiar with my blog, and my travels. If I were to award a trophy, it would go… Continue Reading “Travelogue Challenge”

One from the Vaults: Five things we loved about Australia

I’ve decided that once a week I’ll re-post something from my extensive archives. Obviously many of my early posts 2009 – 2012 heavily feature cycling. I’ll try to keep these to a minimum as I know not everyone is a cycling fan. This one’s… Continue Reading “One from the Vaults: Five things we loved about Australia”

Wordless Wednesday

For Carol Anne: It’s the verdant Adelaide Hills in 2017

Silent Sunday

For Carol Anne: Four photos of Seaton Beach near Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia