Tag Archives: Australia

Melbourne’s Immigration Museum

This museum was situated in the old Custom’s House. The stately building was an added bonus with its decorative touches; especially in the long room. This was where customs agents once came to pay duty on imported goods. Continue reading Melbourne’s Immigration Museum

John Olsen’s Lake Eyre Series

During the 1970s, John Olsen journeyed into Central Australia with a naturalist to Lake Eyre. This remote lake below sea level was usually a dried up salt pan, but on Olsen’s trip it had rained. The area was then overrun by thousands of fish and pelicans. Continue reading John Olsen’s Lake Eyre Series

John Olsen Exhibition

This well known artist had never been near the top of my most admired Australian artists, but after viewing his exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria, his work left a deep impression on me. Continue reading John Olsen Exhibition

Cheese World

Just out of Warnambool was the perfect place to visit if you love dairy. We drove past dairy cows grazing over pastures when stainless steel milk silos came in sight. We knew we’d return the next day to Cheese World, opposite the silos. Continue reading Cheese World