Tag Archives: New South Wales

Mellow Yellow – Weekly Photo Challenge – Yellow

Dear Friends, Yellow is one of the most beautiful colours in the world. In nature, it is the most easily seen of all the colours and is found in every form – animal, vegetable and mineral. Yellow is the colour of delicate blooms, wild dogs, and even stripy, layered cliffs of sand. At sunset the sky glows golden-yellow. All …

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Morningtown Ride

Dear Friends, I’ve had lots of work experience in the past. I’ve been a tour guide in Brussels, a park ranger at Fox Glacier and a member of the Bavarian Mountain Rescue Service. This week I learned how to drive a train! Call me old fashioned but one of my favourite songs is that old …

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Climb Every Mountain

Dear Friends, I’ve been on top of the world this week…well, on top of Australia at least. I climbed the highest mountain in the country, Mt Kosciuszko! At an elevation of 2,228 metres Mt Kosciuszko is nowhere near the height of other peaks around the world. It’s part of the Great Dividing Range, one of …

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It’s a Small World – Weekly photo challenge – Juxtaposition

Dear Friends, This week’s photo challenge theme is juxtaposition. I’m glad Michelle provided a definition for me… A juxtaposition is “the act of placing things side by side, especially for the purpose of comparison or contrast” As I travel around the world I often come across oversized objects, which look even larger when a small beaver …

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C Is For Cookie!

Dear Friends, My reputation as a lover of delicious food landed me the most fabulous job this week. I was invited to be the quality control inspector at the Snowy Mountains Cookies factory in Jindabyne! The cookies have to be seen to be believed – they are huge, full of fruit, nuts and chocolate and …

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Crazy Train

Dear Friends, One thing I’ve learned since I began travelling the world is that it’s good to take risks and go where no beaver has gone before. Even I have a limit though and I reached it when I rode on the Scenic Railway in the beautiful Blue Mountains. The Scenic Railway is the steepest …

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Reflections

Dear Friends, The Macintyre River is one of the border rivers which flow through south western Queensland and northern New South Wales. It forms part of the border between the two states and flows past the town of Goondiwindi. The reflections of the gum trees along the river banks give an air of peaceful serenity here, but in times of …

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