Mephisto – The Last German A7V Sturmpanzerwagen

Mephisto – The Last German A7V Sturmpanzerwagen

I recently revisited the always impressive Australian War Memorial in Canberra, which is currently exhibiting an interesting and very rare piece of World War One history. Wander into the ground floor of the large ANZAC Hall and you will be confronted by the mighty Mephisto, the only surviving A7V Sturmpanzerwagen (armoured assault vehicle) Imperial German World War One tank … Continue reading

Brim Silo Art – The Wimmera’s Artistic Masterpiece!

Brim Silo Art – The Wimmera’s Artistic Masterpiece!

Brisbane based artist Guido van Helten has given a huge boost to the lifeblood of the tiny north Wimmera farming town of Brim with a population of just 100 people. He has created an amazing, massive and impressive 30 metre x 30 metre mural of 4 local farmers on the towns decommissioned grain silos! This grand mural which depicts 3 local … Continue reading

Snapshots of Europe: Zagreb City Life

Snapshots of Europe: Zagreb City Life

Zagreb, the capital of Croatia is a buzzing place. This could quite possibly be from all the coffee consumed in the cities vast café scene! The history of Zagreb dates back to Roman times and the city is divided into an upper level (Gornji Grad) and lower level (Donji Grad). As you wander the city streets … Continue reading

Snapshots of Europe: Predjama Castle, Slovenia

Snapshots of Europe: Predjama Castle, Slovenia

Predjama Castle sits majestically in the middle of a 123 metre high cliff,  deep in the south-western country side of Slovenia. In the valley below, the River Lokva disappears beneath the castle and deep underground. A winding country road makes its way through the hills to the small village of Predjama and the castle which in one … Continue reading

Snapshots of Europe: Lake Bled, Slovenia

Snapshots of Europe: Lake Bled, Slovenia

Lake Bled in the Julian Alps of northwestern Slovenia is a stunning place. I waited a day to travel from Ljubljana to Bled to avoid a rainy day and my decision totally paid off! Walk the shores of the lake, take a boat out to Bled Island to see the Assumption  of Mary church or … Continue reading