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Archive for ‘August, 2014’

The wonders of whale watching on Australia’s Fraser Island

Some call it the “humpback highway”.  Australia’s east coast is a migration path for humpback whales as they make their way from Antarctica to the warm…


Helvetia on her travels

I met Helvetia on an early morning walk on my second day in the Swiss city of Basel. I didn’t know who she was then, but…


Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

The Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers has been a Spring celebration for the past 65 years. And to my shame, despite living within two hours drive of…


Aerial view of the Great Barrier Reef

Some days we just get lucky. For most people, a trip to the Great Barrier Reef is all about getting into the water to scuba dive…


Outrigger sailing in the Whitsundays

Sailing in the warm, calm waters surrounding the 74 islands of the Whitsundays has long been one of the most popular pastimes for locals and visitors…