Catch Us Camping near the Crystal Castle

Every now and again nature and human endeavour meet to create something so beautiful, the notion of living in this environment inspires wonderment. The Shambhala Gardens is the vision of one couple who joined community to imagine a private botanical garden of such peace and tranquillity the cynic would be hard pressed to remain unmoved.…

WPC: Guided Tour

The slideshow is a selection of photos that will always remind me of the time we have spent in the Newcastle and Lake Macquarie areas of New South Wales in Australia.  Some of the photos are captioned while others speak for themselves.   This week’s challenge is to take you on a tour of where we live. …

WPC: Variations

Sydney Harbour is amazing any time but it becomes magical on special occasions. Like Australia Day, which we celebrated yesterday. For a summer day it wasn’t the best. Clouds and humidity and excitement and noise couldn’t the spirits of those celebrating. This place dresses up and the crowds come out to marvel and share the…

Catch Us Camping – The Skinny

A week ago  I truly, honestly and madly believed I was back on the straight and narrow with this blogging gig.  Seven short days later it seems not.  I promised I would return with posts about the interesting places we visited on our three-month road trip.  But no, here we are more than a week later…

Catch Us Camping at Renmark/Paringa

The shared walk and cycle pathway between Paringa and Renmark meanders beside the Murray River and from where we camped it took us on a wonderful outing on our bicycles.. This was my pick … I wish Paringa, just 4kms from Renmark, was the first town to be connected by rail to Adelaide and the…