Dawn was not only the start of a brand new day, but it was a strategic defensive tactic employed by the military. The early morning light, as the sun slowly rose slowly over the horizon, played tricks on the eyes. In war, it was the perfect time to take advantage of your enemy.
And so was born the Anzac Day Dawn Service. Continue reading “Strategic Dawn”
Camels are an intriguing animal and not temperamental as I discovered during my camel ride at Uluru last year. They are actually gentle and friendly. My camel, name Wally, was a great example of a placid camel. He was happy to follow along on our mini sunset camel train. Continue reading “Photo of the Month: Camel Train”
It has to be a sin for an Australian never to have been to Australia Plains. Okay, so there is not a lot out there, but after the rains during winter rural Australia is beautiful. Continue reading “Australia Plains”
A trip to Kangaroo Island is not complete without a visit to the south-western most point of the island. Here you will find an impressive natural rock formation called Admiral’s Arch. Continue reading “Photo of the Month: A Wild and Rugged Admiral”
You don’t have to leave Australia to taste the flavours of Europe. Take a walk along the South Bank in Brisbane where you are literally spoiled for choice of restaurants and cafes. Continue reading “Europe in Australia”
A tour is sometimes the best option if you are unfamiliar with a new destination. Or if you want to sample the main highlights of a region to decide if it is worth a return visit. But most of all it is the best way to meet different people from across the world who share the same passion for travel as you. Continue reading “It’s Not Goodbye When The Tour Ends”
ANZAC day has different meanings to everyone and will bring back both good and bad memories. The bad are outweighed by the friends and mateship of those who were involved in the war. Many soldiers were young boys who lied about their age to go fight. They were driven by pride and honor to fight for the country they loved.
Continue reading “Spirit of the ANZACs”