Spring Outings – Wilson Botanic Gardens Part 3

Visiting our local Wilson Botanical Gardens we strolled around the lilly pond, the rose garden and of course the lake, which used to be an old quarry. There is not much that remains, but one old set of pylons. The lake is home to hundreds of turtles and ducks and varied other water fowl too,…

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TeAnau – Milford Sound – Day 13 – Re Post

We had so many highlights to this trip, it really is hard to say which was the best, but Milford Sound and getting there had to be ranked in amongst it! It was very cold again last night, with more fresh snow on the Alps, there was a truly beautiful, amazing sunrise turning them soft…

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Queenstown – TeAnau – Day 12 – Re-Post

Considering it was February – Summer- it was so very cold, I mean COLD. We were not really prepared for it to be freezing and snow. We managed to pick up woolen hats and scarves and we wore so many layers of clothes. But it was such a beautiful part of the world. It got…

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Exploring the Goulburn, Mallee and Wimmera Regions of Victoria – Part 3

Day 3 We woke to grey skies but the rain had mostly stopped, just a few occasional random drops here and there. We made our way over to Sea Lake and the newest of the Silo Art only completed a few weeks ago, as well as some local street art as well. Then onto Lake…

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Spring Outings – MacArthur Park

On a recent scouting trip, I was taken by a photographer friend to MacArthur Park near Mitchell Park, Ballarat. I immediately thought of the song, it was Spring indeed, but there was no cake melting in the rain, nor the dark! We did, however, come back here for a few photo shoots, as it was…

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TeAnau – Milford Sound – Day 13

It was very cold again last night, with more fresh snow on the Alps, there was a truly beautiful, amazing sunrise turning them soft pinks and mauve’s! I was so caught up in watching it I forgot to take photos! (OMG Who am I?) We were picked up by Fjordland Tours and driven up through…

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Queenstown – TeAnau – Day 12

It got really cold last night and the last few days of rain finally brought fresh sprinkle of snow to The Remarkable Ranges in the distance. It was still only just above freezing when we left Queenstown and headed out to Mossburn via Frankton and Kingston. We met our next Guide John who is an…

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