RedHeads ROCK the Liebster Award!

Arty Sunset Shot - Boab tree at Derby, the Kimberley, Western Australia

She travels. She’s a REDHEAD! She’s a LOT like me!! SO … what’s NOT to love about Vicki of redheadedtravels.com fame? Especially now that she’s passed me the poisoned chalice of the LIEBSTER Award … It seems that the origins of this blog-lovin’ award that recognises blogging fabulousness (well, I got it, didn’t I?) by highlighting selected blogs and profiling the bloggers

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12 Killer Australian Sunsets in 12 months!

Sunset at Wattle Point Wind Farm, South Australia

Wattle Point Wind Farm, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia 2012 was a sunset spectacular supreme – over 5 months road-tripping through 4 of the 6 Australian mainland states. And the Silver Bullet has racked up over 30,000 km since we bought it in February … So with the last sunset of 2012 only a few hours away, I reflect on the

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1000 Words About … Mangroves!

Mangrove Reflections, St Kilda Boardwalk, Adelaide, South Australia

Travellers downunder don’t generally associate South Australia’s Adelaide with mangroves*. Nor do they associate Adelaide with St Kilda**! But once past the tremendous view over the samphire flats to the Adelaide Hills, the mangrove boardwalk in tiny seaside enclave of St Kilda transports visitors into another world. And was once the setting of a dastardly rip-off that still assaults our

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5 Cool BLUE and 5 RED Hot Aussie TOP SPOTS!

Roebuck Bay, Broome, Western Australia

Is BLUE the new RED? It is downunder where blue and red have been interchangeable for YEARS! But before you start thinking us Aussies are a nation of colour-blind fools, it’s all due to the colloquial contrariness that means we call things the opposite to what they are. So a tall person becomes ‘Shorty’. A skinny person becomes ‘Fatso’. And

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1000 Words About … Duckweed!

Lake Lonsdale with Duckweed, Grampians, Victoria

I couldn’t believe my luck!  Lake Lonsdale, deep in the heart of Victoria’s wonderful Grampians region, was red!!  RED!!! A perfect placement of … Duckweek?  How cool is that?! But wait!  There’s more!! A wondrous array of dead tree silhouettes; clear blue sky with just enough cloud to be interesting; distant mountains; a perfect reflective surface.  All off-set by that AWESOME red.  Who

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