Astronomy on Fire!

As mentioned previously, we lived in Canberra for ten years. We visited the Mount Stromlo Observatory a few times. We decided to visit to see what had changed. What we had forgotten were the devastating fires that ravaged the Stromlo Forest in 2003. Many of the original buildings and telescopes were severely damaged and unrepairable. … Continue reading Astronomy on Fire!

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Canberra

Afraid we are a bit behind in posts but catching up finally. So Canberra, the reason we made such a quick journey south was to catch the last day of the Pre-Raphaelite exhibition at the national gallery; https://nga.gov.au/lovedesire/works.cfm?wrkirn=320938 . I am drawn to the romance and beauty of the Pre- Raphaelites and G thought it … Continue reading Canberra

Cowra

Over night stay in Cowra Van Park. Just needed to break up the journey between Camp Blackman and Canberra. Park is beautifully located right on the river. The river precinct provides lovely walking and picnic spaces and the art work under the bridge is worth stopping and taking a look. Painted by local artist Kym … Continue reading Cowra

The Dish

After leaving the Warrumbungles we headed south to Parkes or more specifically "The Dish". Leaving the country of Kamilaroi people, and moving into country traditionally owned by Wiradjuri people just want to acknowledge their continuing connection to the land and pay respect to their elders, past, present and emerging. Where ever possible we will always … Continue reading The Dish

In Hot Water

Day one of an eighteen day trip in the eco pod, our first extended trip.  Travelling south west from Toowoomba.  Travelling through country traditionally owned by the Kamilaroi people, just want to acknowledge their continuing connection to the land and pay respect to their elders, past, present and emerging,  all to often we forget to … Continue reading In Hot Water

Queen Mary Falls – March 2019

Just a few photos from our first outing in the new Travelbug Eco Pod. Set up was very quick.  Even the tent setup was easy even though we had not removed it from its carrying bag before. The parrots are friendly. We were lucky to have had recent rain so the falls were active.