Winter Outings – The Butterfly House

On a recent trip to the Melbourne Zoo with friends, I took considerable time out for a long visit with the butterflies. I adore the butterfly house, but I had never been armed with my 50mm macro lens and my light ring. I was in heaven and took SO MANY photos, here is just a…

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Winter Outings – Melbourne Zoo

Last week we visited both Healesville and Melbourne Zoos, after not having been to any zoo in a while. Healesville is all about Australian Native animals and such, Melbourne is a little more eclectic, sure there are some Australian species (which we did not get around to), there are elephants, lions and tigers (saw none).…

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Summer Outings – Melbourne Zoo

We recently we excused from dog sitting duties and managed to escape the day, so we headed to the Royal Melbourne Zoo, we have not been there in many, many years. It was a gorgeous day, sunny but not too hot and we arrived just before lunch and made our way from one exhibit to…

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