Rocks at twilight, Gantheaume Point, Broome, Western Australia

5 Reasons to visit Broome in July!

Last Updated on May 10, 2018 by Red Nomad OZ Blue- and red-coloured landscapes are generally associated with other planets, abstract art or young children! But while you’re checking out all the amazing things to do in Broome you can experience a distinctive red and blue landscape for REAL! The ocean’s characteristic blue hue from white clay in the water[…]

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Umbrellas at Tenafeate Creek Wines, Adelaide Hills, South Australia

GREEN with Envy! Australia’s Scenic Public Toilet #31, Adelaide Hills

Last Updated on March 18, 2019 by Red Nomad OZ I’m SOOOOO lucky. Not just because I’m based in South Australia’s splendidly scenic Adelaide Hills. Not just because I’m within cooee* of a clutch of supremely photogenic attractions. Not just because of Adelaide’s enviable Mediterranean climate. The real reason I’m so lucky? I live within 5 minutes of TWO of[…]

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Millaa Millaa Cemetery Conveniences (courtesy Cairns Post)

The Cemetery, the Council and the Coffin-shaped Conveniences! Australia’s Scenic Public Toilet #30

Last Updated on August 27, 2017 by Red Nomad OZ In Scenic Public Toilet world, where I humbly claim to be an Australian expert (I HAVE written a book – Aussie Loos with Views after all), I thought I’d seen it all! From the vast, sweeping plains of the Queensland Outback; the spectacular ‘Bali Hai’ backdrop of Lord Howe Island;[…]

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The Pinnacle Lookout with Lake Bellfield below, Grampians National Park, Victoria

Walk the Pinnacle – Grampians National Park

Last Updated on May 6, 2021 by Red Nomad OZ WARNING: Do NOT attempt the Pinnacle walk if you don’t like A) heights; B) snakes; C) wildflowers; or D) looking uncool! Whether or not D) applies depends to a certain degree on physical fitness levels – and possibly hiking fashion sense! Although tragically that’s not a factor if you’re like[…]

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Looking towards the coast from the Eungella Plateau, Queensland

Aussie ABC – L is for Lookout!

Last Updated on December 7, 2017 by Red Nomad OZ Downunder, a sign pointing to a LOOKOUT isn’t a warning to LOOK OUT! – it’s a vantage or viewing point from which to better admire the surrounding landscape.  Like this completely gratuitous one above – serving no other purpose in this post but to attract your attention! It worked, didn’t it?![…]

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Geikie Gorge, via Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia

The Incredible “Icebergs” of Geikie Gorge!

Last Updated on March 3, 2017 by Red Nomad OZ ‘Look out for the cat snakes on the rock ledges,’ our guide warned. ‘We saw one stalking a bird the other evening’. CAT Snakes? ‘But don’t take my word for it – I failed the snake identification exam!’ she laughed. Pilchard and I exchanged glances. The previous day a gaggle[…]

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