Tag: Australia

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

Best beaches in Australia: my pick

Australia‚Äôs beaches quite rightly have a reputation for being among the most stunning in the world. The pale, fine sand squeaks beneath your feet, the water remains a brilliant blue all along the coastline, and the palm trees sway overhead as if dancing to… Continue Reading “Best beaches in Australia: my pick”

Thursday doors #41

Here’s my last few doors from Australia. As I mentioned two weeks ago, I didn’t have a particularly large selection to choose from. Four doors from Sydney’s CBD A trio of doors from Townsville CBD           Thursday Doors is a… Continue Reading “Thursday doors #41”

Thursday doors #40

Here’s a few more doors from Australia. As I mentioned last week, I don’t have a particularly large selection because most of the wooden doors on older buildings appear to have been replaced with metal ones. And finally, a trio from Brisbane’s beautiful City… Continue Reading “Thursday doors #40”

Potterin’ in Port Douglas

Our final port of call in Queensland was Port Douglas, some five hours up the road from Townsville. The last stretch from Cairns is an hour’s drive along one of Australia’s most scenic coastal roads with the rainforest on one side and the Great… Continue Reading “Potterin’ in Port Douglas”

Thursday doors #39

Finally, here’s some doors from Australia. I don’t have a particularly large selection because most of the wooden doors on older buildings appear to have been replaced with metal ones. I guess the problem is quite possibly termites. This pair were being used for… Continue Reading “Thursday doors #39”

Friday photos #10

Here’s a random selection of photos from our #adventuredownunder that tickled my fancy! Next week I’ll be reverting to one of the Friday Photo Challenges. Australia has lots of big structures, one of the most colourful is The Big Mango (header above). You may… Continue Reading “Friday photos #10”