Tag Archives: Travel

Tiananmen Square: China: Travel Thoughts 2

Naturally we were interested to visit the place of the Tiananmen Square Massacre on June 4th 1989. I don’t think that anyone that saw the news footage of the military armed with assault rifles and accompanied by armoured tanks will … Continue reading

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Surprising Beijing: China: Travel thoughts 1

China was not a place on my bucket list. I have been to numerous countries in Asia and with the exception of Singapore, I have found them busy, dirty, a little frightening on the roads and not places that I … Continue reading

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A Rare Sighting: Silent Sunday

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Sounds of Egypt: Travel Thoughts 12

I live in a quiet neighbourhood which backs onto State Forest. All I hear in the mornings and evenings and throughout the day is birdsong so you can understand Egypt was more than a little bit of a shock to … Continue reading

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Edfu: Egypt : Travel Thoughts 11

We awoke to a glorious day.The Nile shimmered under the rising sun. We had left Luxor and travelled by night to the town of Efu located on the West Bank of the Nile. Here we were going to visit the … Continue reading

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Melbourne’s Odd Balls: Cee’s Odd Ball Challenge

The Atrium is one of the buildings which is contained within Federation Square. The entire square is odd yet beautiful and going on a tour gave me an understanding of the intent of the architects and I am simply in … Continue reading

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Five Photos, Five Stories: Day 5: Pitchi Ritchi and the Alice

These photos were taken when cameras were not of the quality they are now, but I’m sure you’ll get the idea. Pitchi Ritchi is a bird sanctuary and open-air pioneer museum which opened in 1955 by Leo Corbet. As you … Continue reading

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Five Photos, Five Stories: Day 3 The Battle of Broken Hill

Hostilities were raging in Europe and the Ottoman Empire had declared war with Britain in October of 1914 when the Battle of Broken Hill came to Silverton on the 1st January 1915. Silverton a small town (popn 60) 26 kms … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Special: Gold Inside

Ron has asked us to focus on gold inside. His three photos all use natural lighting which he tells us creates gold near sunrise and sunset. I have a dearth of these so only two of mine use natural light. This … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Lac Annecy

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