Author Archives: Retired2Travel

About Retired2Travel

My passion has been for many, many years landscape photography so when the chance came up to retire early, in order to travel, I took it! It made sense then to marry the two (travel and photography) and create this blog. I hope you enjoy it :)

Weekly Photo Challenge: Bridge

For this challenge, Cheri Lucas Rowlands asks us to interpret the theme “bridge.” Below is a small selection of bridges in Australia, all different – just like all of us! Have a great end to your week! 😊

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Transient

This week, Andrea Badgley challenge us to show our perception of transient. Life itself is transient and when you think about it, so are most things in life.  

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Danger!

This week, share a photo that says Danger! to you. These colours were amazing, but never the less, they have the potential, to destroy if not properly contained.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: A Good Match

This week, Ben has challenged us to share a Good Match. I think the outback and a windmill are a perfect match! Have a great weekend folks 😊

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Shadow

This week Cheri has challenged us to Hunt for shadows. Here is my contribution for this week. Have a great weekend. 😊    

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Graceful

This week Ben’s challenged us to share something Graceful. A few years ago, when we visited Malta, we spent a day in the beautiful island of Gozo. On this particular day, we were looking at some beautiful sea caves. As we … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Ambience

This weeks photo challenge is Ambience. Unlike the northern hemisphere, we’re getting record breaking heat! Last night was the hottest night on record for 159 years. In parts of Australia, they were still at 30 degrees Celsius at mid night … Continue reading

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Hump Day Post: The Year that was!

Well, another year almost over, how did we get here already? This will probably be my last post for 2016. I’m very happy to say that this Christmas is going to be a very special one. I have my daughter … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Chaos

Ben has challenged us this week to share our own version of Chaos. Whilst travelling around Australia last year, we stopped at De Grey River in Western Australia for an overnight camp and it became quite scary when at dusk, … Continue reading

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Hump Day Post: Believe it or not…

So, my last post was back in August and during these few months my life has been turned upside down and changed for ever… You may recall that I had a very painful right leg since April and try as … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Frame

I love old style lamp posts! This one was nicely framed by foliage and the combination of both aspects caught my eye. I don’t know about you, but if I was this pelican, I’d be feeling ‘framed’, a bit intimidated and … Continue reading

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Hump Day Post: Postcard from Somersby Falls

This week’s postcard is from the beautiful Somersby Falls in New South Wales (NSW) Australia. We went there at the beginning of the year and were thrilled with the amount of water there was. For the local families, it’s a favourite spot to … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Rare

Whilst at one of the beaches around Urunga, New South Wales, here in Australia, I came across this rock formation in the shape of a heart and it took my breath away! It was truly a rare find and made me wonder if it’d been … Continue reading

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Hump Day Post: Now where was I…

This year has been a quiet one with regards to travel. I had a ‘mishap’ at the end of April and I’m now recovering. 😗 BUT, where was I a year ago? I was around the East Kimberley region of Western Australia (WA)! … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Fun

Mr Oz and I went to see what’s left of the wreck of MV Signa, a Norwegian bulk carrier  that run aground at Stockton Beach, New South Wales in May 1974. Whilst admiring it, a freak wave came and Mr Oz whipped … Continue reading

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