ADVENTURE and TRAVEL Blogs

Please come and join me on some of my travels and adventures where I show you where I’ve been and what I’ve been up to.Maybe you might be familiar with some of the places or maybe not.

Maybe they are places that you’ve dreamed about going to or that you plan to visit one day. I hope you enjoy following my adventures and images and keep checking in to see where I go next. I would love if you could drop me a comment and let me know what you think.

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2022 South Africa Wedding and Wildlife.

2022 South Africa Wedding and Wildlife.

In November last year my daughter and I attended a very special Wedding in Glen Afric South Africa. We caught a plane to Johannesburg and then had a car collect us for the 2 hour drive to Glen Afric. I had been to South Africa before so I knew to be cautious and not...

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My First Solo Driving Trip

My First Solo Driving Trip

In September I took off for 4 days on my first Solo Road Trip as I wanted to head to Country Victoria to photography the beautiful Yellow Canola fields and Waterfalls. I wanted to base myself in Ballarat so as I could head to the Canola Fields around Beaufort and then...

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My Experiences in the Snow

My Experiences in the Snow

My Adventures in the snow The last couple of months have thrown some curve balls in the way of Covid, sickness, depression and cancelled travel plans. But apart from all that ,I finally got to do my Photography Snow Workshop which had been cancelled the previous 2...

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Autumn – Forest, cows and more

Autumn – Forest, cows and more

Autumn here was actually pretty mild, compared to our start to Winter.. Over Easter we had a family outing to the Redwood Forest in Warburton. This is a place I had heard so much about but had never visited. It was actually quite a wet and rainy day but it didn't stop...

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Autumn – Trees, leaves and water

Autumn – Trees, leaves and water

Autumn.. Even though I'm not a fan of the cold, I do love seeing the beautiful warm colours of reds, oranges and yellows that are created as the trees slowly start to lose their leaves for the winter. I enjoy getting out in the Dandenong Ranges and the surrounds and...

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Sydney 6

Sydney 6

On my last day in Sydney, we took a bus ride to Newtown to check out some of the street art. It was fun just loitering around the area taking in all the amazing art and bright colours. Street Art isn't usually my kind of photography but I did find it quite interesting...

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Sydney 5

Sydney 5

Today we headed up to Toowoon Bay on the Central Coast in Steph's motorhome where we were going to stay for a few nights. On the way we went to Moonee Beach to try and find the "Pink Caves". The tide was against us as we ventured out around the rocks and was actually...

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Sydney 4

Sydney 4

We headed out to Bronte beach and Bondi beach to practise taking photos of the surfers and watch the crowds of people swimming and enjoying the natural pools . The coast around there is beautiful and has some amazing rock formations and cliff faces with interesting...

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Sydney 3

Sydney 3

Today we met up with another friend John, whom we had met on a previous trip to Africa and he explained and showed us some interesting ways to do ‘street’ photography, which I have become interested in. We spent a few hours around Circular Quay just people watching...

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Sydney 2

Sydney 2

On the Sunday, it was very overcast and dreary so we headed off to Wentworth Falls in the Blue Mountains. It was very misty as we headed towards the hills and became quite foggy as we got closer. As we didn't get there until later in the day, it was really to late to...

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Sydney 1

Sydney 1

Early this year, I went to Sydney to stay with my friend Steph. After not having been to Syd for 12 years and learning a lot more about photography in that I time, i was excited to get out with the camera and look at the ‘scenes’ differently. Yes I did take photos of...

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Karijini 2021 – 7

Karijini 2021 – 7

This morning we went back to Kermits Pool to photograph early before too many visitors got there. It was great as we were the only ones there at that time so made for some fun photography.Once we made our way out, we then headed to our final gorge which was Hamersely...

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Karijini 2021 – 6

Karijini 2021 – 6

On the way back from Mount Tom Price we went to Hancock / Weano Gorges. Hancock Gorge has been described as a 'journey to the centre of the earth'. As you trek down into the gorge it winds and narrows with forever changing scenery of open pools and narrow chasms that...

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Karijini 2021 – 5

Karijini 2021 – 5

Those 2 main gorges were still closed so we headed off to Mount Tom Price where we stayed for the night to photograph sunset on top of Mount Nameless, that was pretty special. Again there was plenty to photograph along the way including rivers, reflections in the...

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Karijini 2021 – 4

Karijini 2021 – 4

Due to all the rain the 2 other gorges (Hancock and Hamersley)which we were meant to explore were actually closed as there was just so much water in them they were impassable.So Tom decided that we could do a hike up Mt Bruce, which is the second highest Mountain in...

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Karijini 2021 – 3

Karijini 2021 – 3

This morning we decided to photograph around the area near the resort. There were some beautiful trees and just enough clouds to add for some interest. I even saw a dingo/wild dog who was just as curious of me as I was of him. Needless to say I kept my distance and...

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Karijini 2021 – 2

Karijini 2021 – 2

After a great nights sleep and an early start, we headed off to Kalamina Gorge for sunrise. This is a large open gorge with easy access that allowed us to capture the beautiful reflections of the red gorges across the clear blue water whilst taking in the many...

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Karijini 2021 – 1

Karijini 2021 – 1

I was fortunate to be able to attend a photography workshop in Karijini in April 2021 after it had been postponed for the previous 2 years due to Covid.Karijini is located in The Pilbara region of Western Australia and has such a unique, rugged and spiritual...

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