30d30m#1: Sawtell Island at Bonville Head
Mar01

30d30m#1: Sawtell Island at Bonville Head

The weather has been grim lately. This is 5th week of grey skies and there is only more to come. It started with 3 days of torrential downpour on Australia day long weekend, with multiple severe weather occurrences since. Sawtell Island at Bonville Head. Headed to the south end of Sawtell Beach, to the start of the coral outcrop area known as Sawtell Island. The rain made a comeback at 7PM… time to head...

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Driving Australia – Fremantle, WA to Newcastle, NSW
Jun10

Driving Australia – Fremantle, WA to Newcastle, NSW

After doing a van trip in North Queensland a couple of years ago, I’d always wanted to drive and camp across the great Nullabor desert of south-central and south-western Australia. Leaving Fremantle (near Perth) in mid May, my good friend Dave and I piled ourselves and possessions into a Lancer sedan for one of our most unprepared and unique camping trips yet. Here’s what you’d see if you were driving from Perth to...

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I like vans – GMC or Chevrolet with custom windows

I spotted this van, don’t know if it is a GMC Vandura, maybe 1996 model? Anyway it looked very cool. Saw this in Hamilton (Newcastle), NSW Australia. I guess these are typical American vans but you don’t see them too much around here… It was de-badged so can’t tell what the make was. It had a custom sideways tear drop shape bulbous tinted window and then another vertical (across a horizontal indent) tinted...

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Amazing street art on Pitt St Mall in Sydney

Encountered on Pitt Street Mall in Sydney is an amazing piece of street art, the “Aurora” fresco created by Guido Reni hundreds of years ago. The artist was surrounded by gawking onlookers, producing some amazing and very patient work.

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Dinner with friends

Test post at Thai restaurant in Fitzroy. This is my first post using the WordPress iPhone application. I will be looking into the geo-tagging feature and how it can be presented on the front-end of...

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