Kookaburra King of Carnarvon Gorge

The kookaburra abounds at the camping area of Carnarvon Gorge. It is evident that they have been fed by many campers as they are quite cheeky, and will take food from your hand, fly into the camp and sit on the chairs or tables waiting for an opportunity to pounce

Balloon Cave, Carnarvon Gorge

This area of Carnarvon Gorge was drier and more open and less shaded than the more lush areas of the gorge and we were probably feeling the after effects of walking 18 kilometres on the first day

Mendooran Pub and free camp

Why choose Mendooran for our first stopover? Two reasons, that I know of. It has a friendly country pub with fantastic meals and the prettiest free camp on the banks of the river with basic amenities.

Mickeys Creek, Carnarvon Gorge

An area of extreme contrasts, Carnarvon Gorge is the only remaining remnant of rainforest in Central Queensland. Nowhere is this landscape of extremes evident than on the trek to Mickeys Creek.

Niagara on the Lake

Our friends had advised us not to miss a trip to Niagara on the Lake. We didn’t know what to expect but we were pleasantly surprised by the history, the beautiful traditional stone buildings and the colour of the timber homes and businesses.

Canoeing Lake Louise, BC Canada

The air is still and there is not a sound, other than the gentle splash as the oars hit the water and the canoe gently glides towards the Chateau on the turquoise glacial water of Lake Louise in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada

Nindingully Pub

There is something nostalgic about the Aussie outback pub. Situated a half hour drive south of St George, Queensland, the Nindingully Pub was established in 1864 and describes itself as the oldest continually licensed pub in Queensland.

Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb

It was a late winters’ afternoon, as we stepped out into the daylight, onto the criss-crossing girders of the arch of the bridge, the rays of the sun were radiating like a fan, through the white clouds, spreading its rays over the Gladesville Bridge and Parramatta in the distance.