Remembrance Day 2018

At 11am on November 11th, 1918 the guns finally fell silent. The armistice to end The Great War, World War One, came into effect. 1918 to 2018, 100 years later, Lest We Forget. They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At…

Long Departed

Exploring old country cemeteries – a fascinating view into the past…  

Tungamah Silo Art

Departing the Devenish Silo Art and heading further north along the Benalla Silo Art Trail you will soon reach the town of Tungamah. My Granny and I were treated to some bright Winter afternoon sun as we arrived at the Tungamah Silo Art. This massive silo art project by artist Sobrane features a Kookaburra and a pair…

Devenish Silo Art

As you leave the Goorambat Silo Art and continue north on the Benalla Silo Art Trail in Victoria, you will soon encounter the beautiful and detailed artwork by Cam Scale of the Devenish Silo Art featuring an Australian combat medic and a military nurse, one modern-day and the other in World War One era uniform….

Goorambat Silo Art

As stunning silo art continues to pop up all over Australia, Victoria continues to lead the way. Some of the newest art can be seen on the Benalla Silo Art Trail and here is a fantastic piece of work just north of Benalla at the Goorambat Silo Art. The silo art features a highly endangered Barking…

The Beautiful Rochester Silo Art & Murals

One of the newest silo art locations in Victoria, Australia was completed in Rochester, north of Bendigo during July 2018 and what a beauty it is! The colourful detail by artist Jimmy DVate of a Squirrel Glider and Azure Kingfisher on the Campaspe River is fantastic! I headed up that way with my Granny a few…

Malaysian Borneo: Sarawak in 5 Photos

After enjoying travels in Sabah and Labuan, in Malaysian Borneo earlier in the year, I just had to go back and explore the state of Sarawak. So I made my way back to Malaysia from Indonesia for more Bornean adventures! Interestingly when you travel to Borneo from West Malaysia and in between the Bornean states…

Indonesia: Flores & Bali in 5 Photos

As my journey across Indonesia was coming to an end in Java, I headed further east to the islands of Flores, including those that form Komodo National Park. Here I saw mighty Komodo Dragons, which have long been a standing bucket list item for me (check)! Seeing these huge beasts up close, with them watching your…

Indonesia: Java in 5 Photos

My 5 month journey through South East Asia moved on from the Philippines to Indonesia, a vast chain of islands with a Dutch colonial past, along with muslim and catholic cultural influences, amongst others, it has a lot to offer. Throw in amazing volcanic scenery, unique wildlife and UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and you have…

The Philippines in 5 Photos

In my 5 months travelling around South East Asia, I allocated almost a month to the Philippines, where by coincidence my Dad and a cousin from the other side of the family live on completely different islands! It is a big place of over 7,000 islands and in a month you can only scratch the…