Photographic impressions from our travels… Hawaii is truly the American Paradise and Oahu is the island that stands at the center of this remarkable island chain both literally and figuratively.
Photographic impressions from our travels… Australians living in Sydney are really lucky people. This beautiful city surrounds one of the world’s largest natural harbors while the area encompasses a number of world class beaches, the Blue Mountains a short train ride away and a fantastic waterfront that goes on for mile after mile. Sydney featuresContinue reading “Images Around Sydney Australia”
Hawaii is a destination on many peoples bucket list and rightly so. It is America’s Paradise, exotic but also genuinely American, distant but not too distant and an amazing blend of tropical waters, incredible beaches and unbelievable geology. There are eight major islands in the Hawaiian archipelago and each one has its own unique character.Continue reading “Hawaii – Tips On Planning A Trip”
Photographic impressions from near and far… Sydney Harbor Australia • One of the worlds largest natural harbors is home to one of its greatest cities. From the iconic Sydney Opera House, the Sydney Harbor Bridge and The historic Rocks neighborhood there is so much to see and do in Sydney. Catch a convenient ferry fromContinue reading “Images of Sydney”
Not far from downtown Sydney, Australia is an almost mile long sweep of sandy beach, tucked inside quarter-moon shaped bay with a gently sloping bottom that creates a year long season of good surfing conditions. This is Bondi Beach. While the waves provide surfing for long distances they average only between 2 and 3 feetContinue reading “Australia’s Bondi to Bronte Coastal Walk”
Getting Around Sydney If you are planning a trip Down Under with some time in Sydney, you need to build your plans around their great public transportation. Like most large cities, buses are plentiful but Sydney also boasts a metro rail system and an express system called “Light Rail” that connects most major parts ofContinue reading “Sydney Australia and the Opal Card”
Going to spend some time on Maui, Hawaii? Don’t miss spending some time hiking on Haleakalā. If you can fit it in, catch a sunrise from the peak (Sunsets are less spectacular as the volcano’s top is usually shrouded in clouds by evening). There are few places like this where you can drive from seaContinue reading “Hiking In Haleakalā National Park”
A popular port of call on Alaska cruises, Victoria is located on Vancouver Island and features great gardens, nearby wine country, and much to see in its own right.
One of the worlds great natural harbors, see where you’ll dock, local attractions, transportation and history of this fantastic port of call.
One of the best day trips out of Sydney Australia is a visit and hiking in the Blue Mountains. Easily reached by convenient train service in a little over an hour.