Tag Archives: Travel

Weekly Photo Challenge: Season

This week Jen has challenged us to, ‘share an image that embodies the world or the weather where you live.’ It’s definitely has been a long HOT summer down under this year. So, I’m sharing this sunset complete with bush fire in … Continue reading

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HDP: Postcard from Narooma, NSW

Narooma is on the south-east coast of New South Wales (NSW), it’s three-hours drive south-east of Canberra, five-hours drive south of Sydney and eight-hours drive north of Melbourne. It was established in 1881 and the name comes from the Aboriginal for … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Circle

For the first Photo Challenge of 2016, Cheri Lucas asks us to share what, ‘this familiar shape represents to us’. The first thing I thought of was a Ferris Wheel – I feel it represents life’s ups and downs. Life always look wonderful … Continue reading

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Hump Day Post: The Year that Was

So, this is my last Hump Day Post for this year. 2015 sure has had a few surprises for me! We did a seven and a half months caravan trip around Australia and really appreciated how BIG our country is! … Continue reading

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HDP: I’m Living in a Palace!

Well, you see, it’s like this… Some of you might know that we’ve travelled around Australia for the last seven months in our caravan.  It’s a ‘humble little home’ away from home and we LOVE it! So, you can imagine, what my … Continue reading

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HDP: Travelling Around Australia Ends at Week 32

From Brunswick Heads we meandered down the coast of New South Wales and our next stop brought us to Yamba. Yamba is an amazing little town with many waterways. Turner’s Beach has amazing rock formations in and out of the water. … Continue reading

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HDP: Travelling Around Australia, Week 31

When we left Brisbane, we headed for Springbrook National Park in the Gold Coast’s Hinterland of Queensland (QLD). The area was lush and green. We visited the Natural Bridge which didn’t have a great deal of water, but the National Park … Continue reading

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HDP: Travelling Around Australia, Weeks 29 & 30

We stopped at Hervey Bay, on the Fraser Coast of Queensland and walked down the Urangan Pier which opened in 1917 to export coal, timber and sugar. It was in operation until 1985. The state government ordered the demolition of the 1,100 metres pier … Continue reading

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HDP: Travelling Around Australia, Week 28

When we reached Townsville, we reached the north-east coast of Queensland, yeah!!! This meant sea breezes, cooler temperatures and a lot less dust. Heaven! Townsville is a city! It’s next to the central section of the Great Barrier Reef and is in the … Continue reading

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HDP: Travelling Around Australia, Week 26

Last week as you might know, I had a melt down!! Melt down being the operative words. Weeks & weeks of high temperatures finally had its toll on me. I struggled to stay hydrated and cool both day and night. The heat was relentless! … Continue reading

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HDP: Travelling Around Australia, Week 25

‘All that glitters is not gold!’ We’ve been travelling now for almost six months! Whilst I’ve had comments to say I’m lucky doing what I’m doing and don’t get me wrong, I know I am – it comes at a price! … Continue reading

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HDP: Travelling Around Australia, Week 24

So we’ve used Kununurra in Western Australia (WA) as a base for a week. It’s the final frontier of Western Australia before we head across the border to the Northern Territory (NT). A cruise along Lake Argyle and the Ord River was … Continue reading

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HDP: Traveling Around Australia, Weeks 14 – 17

So, you haven’t heard from me for a while and some of you are wondering why. Well, you see, it’s like this: Way back in Kalbari NP, I rolled my ankle badly. Had it X-rayed and luckily there’s no fracture … Continue reading

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HDP: Travelling Around Australia, Week 13

We’re still in Western Australia – I think we’ll be here for a while yet. It’s so BIG! Here’s a glimpse into last week’s travel, in no particular order 🙂 Shark Bay is beautiful – although the name doesn’t have … Continue reading

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HDP: Travelling Around Australia, Week 12

So, twelve years ago, Mr Oz and I came to Western Australia (WA) and The Pinnacles in Cervantes was as far north as we came. In a sense, we’ve been retracing our steps and, loving all things ‘natural’, we had to return. … Continue reading

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