Category Archives: Australia

Pilgrim Days

Does an outing ever feel more like a pilgrimage than sightseeing? As we scour travel blogs and tourism websites looking for activities that interest us, some places are recommended as the best in the world.  One time was in Cape … Continue reading

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A couple of words about Melbourne

We have been in Melbourne for a week.  So many interesting things to see and do at so many different levels.  Instead of posting a handful of photos, this post tries to capture a number of contrasts from two short … Continue reading

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Grateful

Finishing up in Perth, walking one more time around the city, From Northbridge down near Yanan Square, following King Street to the Rio Tinto Building, over bridges to Elizabeth Quay, then over to Barrack Square,  back through London Court, taking … Continue reading

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More Gardens, More Parks

One of the delights of Perth is coming across private homes with stunning gardens.  Marvelous is the word that comes to my mind looking at the stunning colors and the detailed planning and cultivation. Here are highlights of our last … Continue reading

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Perth: What’s not to Love

Two weeks in our neighborhood discovering.  Every walk is an adventure. We stay in a converted brewery that is a 20 min walk to Hyde Park.  Other directions take us to Stuart Street Reserve, Ivy Park, or Russell Square. The … Continue reading

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Catching up in Perth

We flew to Australia from Singapore on Scoot Airlines. We caught up with Daughter who arrived in Perth from Cairns a few hours before us. It is the third time for us in Perth so I’m searching for the unique … Continue reading

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Perth, Western Australia, trying to catch up.

After Doha, Qatar and Busto Arsizio, Italy, we were back in Kuala Lumpur a couple of weeks before Chinese New Year. Wherever Wife and I find ourselves at the time of the Lunar New Year, we try to celebrate locally … Continue reading

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Spearwood AUdventure, mate

Right now, I am in Bali sitting at the edge of a rice paddy looking over coconut, banana, and papaya trees.  This makes it difficult to think about moving on to our next destination, even finding it hard to believe … Continue reading

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