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SMOKE CEREMONY, SHEPPARTON

The post today comes from a little closer to home. A couple of months ago, I had the privilege of watching a traditional Smoke Ceremony of the Yorta Yorta people. As a child in 90s Melbourne, myView full post »

I’M ON A HORSE, TURKEY

This kid thought he was king of the world. He had a horse! He was dressed up like a prince! There were trumpets, and fanfare, and food, and photographs! We were chatting to a shopkeeper nearby,View full post »

CAT MONTAGE | EPHESUS, TURKEY

The Roman ruins of Ephesus are the largest in the eastern Mediterranean. They are yet another reminder that while we may have the interwebz and air travel, those Romans knew how to build a city. ButView full post »

ROMAN RUINS AND CALCIUM CLIFFS, TURKEY

We did wonder in Turkey, on more than one occasion, whether we’d accidentally found ourselves on another planet. The salt lake, the chimneys of Cappadocia , when a guide proclaimed thatView full post »

ANTALYA, GOATS + A GULLET BOAT, TURKEY

I was a little disappointed by Antalya, but the spectacular Mediterranean coastline was an unexpected highlight. From Antalya, we boarded a ‘gullet boat’ for a couple of days. It was muchView full post »

FAREWELL, MELBOURNE SUNSHINE

The beautiful Blairgowrie, on the Mornington Peninsula It was the longest, most disgusting summer on record. Autumn, however, has been glorious. This shot was taken only two weeks ago, and it hasView full post »

THE YOUNG FAMILY, BENDIGO

A little break from the big wide world, to share a couple of shots from my home town in central Victoria. My family moved to Bendigo from Melbourne when I was 13. I knew very little about the placeView full post »

GUEST POST: EM FROM ICE CREAM CONE LIFE

Em is currently living and working in Saudi Arabia as a marine biologist. She blogs over at Ice Cream Cone Life, and has just returned from a trip to the Philippines. I’m a little bit jealousView full post »

A MIXED BAG, TURKEY

I can’t remember exactly where most of these shots were taken, but they are mostly from stops along the roads between Istanbul and Goreme, and Goreme and Antalya on the Aegean Coast. One of theView full post »