Akaroa​ Harbour …

Where …  Akaroa Harbour, New Zealand When …  Tuesday, November 18, 2014 What …  A volcanic eruption that happened six million years created Akaroa Harbour, by blowing the side of the caldera and letting the water in to create the bay, with the steep slopes behind the town reminding all of this pretty destination’s violentContinue reading “Akaroa​ Harbour …”

Woolamai Beach …

Where …  Flying above Victoria’s Phillip Island. When …  Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 10.13am. What …  Looking down at Bass Strait breakers crashing against Woolamai Beach, on Phillip Island’s rugged southern shore, while taking a spin aloft with Phillip Island Helicopters. Visit the Phillip Island website … posted November 14, 2014 Posted with BlogsyContinue reading “Woolamai Beach …”

Guangzhou …

Where …  Guangzhou Airport When …  6.30am on Monday, October 13, 2014 What …  The wide windows in the China Southern Business Class Lounge at Guangzhou Airport reveal an armada of aircraft ready to launch on the first flights of a new day. Visit the China Southern website … posted October 14, 2018   PostedContinue reading “Guangzhou …”

Espiritu Santo …

Where …  Oyster Island, Vanuatu When …  November 6, 2009 What …  Oyster Island sits just off the coast of Espiritu Santo, the Vanuatu island that was the second largest Allied base in the Pacific during World War Two. There were four or five airstrips on Santo during the Second War, with one of theContinue reading “Espiritu Santo …”

Garden Tap House …

Where …  The Garden Tap House, Kyneton When …  Thursday, September 2, 2014 What …  The setting sun shines through an upstairs window at The Garden Tap House, one of the comfortable self-contained properties available to those looking to spend a few days in Kyneton’s Piper Street. Visit the Piper Street website … posted OctoberContinue reading “Garden Tap House …”

Home Valley Station …

Where …  Home Valley Station, the Kimberley, Western Australia When …  Saturday, May 31, 2014 What …  The sky turns a ranbow of pastel colours as the sun sets behind the Cockburn Range in the eastern corner of Western Australia’s magnificent Kimberley. Visit the Home Valley Station website … posted Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Shepherds Flat …

Where … Lavandula Swiss Italian Farm in Shepherds Flat, Victoria. When …  Monday, December 13, 2010 What … Lavender growing in a pasture at Lavandula Swiss Italian Farm, in Shepherds Flat near Daylesford, shows that summer has arrived in central Victoria. Visit the Lavandula Swiss Italian Farm website … posted Monday, September 22, 2014

Warsaw, by night …

Where … The heart of Warsaw’s Old Town When … Friday, December 7, 2012 at 10.58pm What … My second visit to Warsaw sees me exploring the delightful Polish settlement a few weeks before Christmas when the squares around the Old Town are wearing lights to celebrate the season. The square in front of theContinue reading “Warsaw, by night …”

Warsaw, in winter …

Where … Wandering between Warsaw’s Old Town and my hotel, the Hyatt Regency Warsaw, on a chilly winter’s day When … Friday, December 7, 2012 at 10.35am What … A nighttime blizzard dumps a layer of white on the Polish capital and I bundle up in coat, gloves, hat and scarf to take to theContinue reading “Warsaw, in winter …”

Lake Eyre …

Where …  Lake Eyre in South Australia When …  Monday, April 5, 2010 What …  Flying over Lake Eyre in a small plane, while on an expedition through the South Australian outback with APT Tours, I snapped this picture of the flooding water creeping across the desert. Visit the Lake Eyre page on the TourismContinue reading “Lake Eyre …”