It’s not just India that’s addicted to cricket. On my last visit to Melbourne, Australia verses India cricket series was broadcast from India while the cricket season in Australia was wrapping up. Continue reading A Cricket Nation
North of Parksville on Vancouver Island, Fanny Bay sits opposite Denman Island. It’s a place you might drive through without stopping if you weren’t aware that it’s famous for oysters. The Pacific oyster is exported all over the world and the oyster farms, unlike salmon farms, don’t harm the environment. Continue reading Fanny Bay
I may have been on edge about crocodiles while I walked through Singapore’s northern wetlands, but the sight of a huge lizard didn’t make me relax either. Continue reading Creatures of Sungei Buloh Wetlands
Across the street from Luna Park was the Palais Theatre where live productions were still held. A facelift was underway while a sea breeze drifted in off Port Phillip Bay. Years earlier when I’d visited Melbourne, the building had been white. Continue reading St Kilda Buildings
Because this site was only a ten minute drive from Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park that I’d just hiked around, I decided to revisit the short loop walk through a forest of mainly douglas firs.
On the Migratory Bird Trail of Sungei Buloh Wetlands, I soon discovered the warnings posted about crocodiles. Continue reading Buloh Tidal Ponds
Luna Park is a Sydney icon situated by the harbour, but Melbourne also has its Luna Park too in St Kilda with the same open mouthed entrance. Continue reading St Kilda’s Luna Park