Category: Travel

Galapagos Photo Diary

Sealapagos!

Whenever I thought of the Galápagos Islands, I always put them in the holiday category of ‘once-in-a-lifetime’, ‘remote’, and ‘very expensive’. Especially if travelling from Australia! Then the chance came up for a holiday to South America, and suddenly the far away dream of visiting the Galapagos seemed much more

five reasons to visit Lady Elliot Island in winter

Yes it’s currently winter in Australia, and while those of you from actual cold places might laugh at the number of people in Brisbane wearing scarves on a 20 degree day, the last thing many of us here would be thinking about is going somewhere not too far from home

What a lady 

After a much too long five year hiatus, I finally got to revisit one of the most wonderful places- Lady Elliot Island. My previous trip was in spring, this time I experienced the island in all her winter glory. Just as beautiful as ever, Lady Elliot is truly a coral

35mm

About 15 years ago my travel bug started, and with it the desire to take photographs. At that time the best choice for photography was an SLR film camera, and I learnt about things like aperture and shutter speed by using slide film. It was not so expensive then! My introduction

Rapid Bay Jetty

After diving at Bluff Reserve to see the leafy sea dragons, we drove across the Fleurieu Peninsular to our second dive site, Rapid Bay Jetty. I was really excited about this dive as I have never dived a jetty before and love seeing interesting structures underwater. The day was stunning

Leafy Sea Dragons!

One marine creature I have always wanted to see is the Leafy Sea Dragon. In December I had a free day while visiting Adelaide so organised a couple of dives with Diving Adelaide to see what this part of Australia was like underwater! I can say it surpassed all expectations –

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