Category Archives: Current News

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Sunshine Beach

Pictures taken from various points around the Sunshine coast in Australia mostly in National park areas or on the beach. I like the Noosa area because so far local government hasn’t given into the pressure of developers where multi story … Continue reading

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Noosa 2019

Pictures taken from various points around the Sunshine coast in Australia mostly in National park areas or on the beach. I like the Noosa area because so far local government hasn’t given in to the pressure of developers where multi … Continue reading

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Enlighten Mar 2019

Although I’m a fan of Enlighten I thought this year’s effort just looked a little bit tired. Maybe it was the weather, as there were a few showers early in the evening. But a lack of street performers and other … Continue reading

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Hoover Dam & The Grand Canyon

Well this was the grand finale and part of the reason I made Vegas a stop over. The Hoover dam is an engineering masterpiece. The way it was built and the sheer scale of it, one can only be impressed. … Continue reading

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Las Vegas

As Wall St is considered the heart of capitalism, then Vegas must surely be capitalism’s playground. Most foreigners are fascinated by what I like to call America’s bling it can be pinnacle of luxury in some places while in other … Continue reading

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Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe another picture postcard location, surrounded by snow capped mountains it’s crystal clear water of America’s largest alpine lake. No matter where you go, its always scenic and you get the feeling of a very relaxed lifestyle. So no … Continue reading

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Virginia City NV

Virginia City not far from Reno, this historic western town is worth a visit. Lots of authentic old saloons plus the wooden walkways give this town an old western atmosphere. At the height of the gold rush, it was a … Continue reading

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Alaska and the Glaciers

This was another big wish list place to see. As we are most likely the last generation to be able to take any action on global warming I wanted to at least get the feel of that sort of wilderness … Continue reading

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Butchart Gardens

Butchart Gardens is a place you don’t have to be a gardener to be impressed by. Quite simply it’s magnificent with many acres of perfectly groomed lawns, hedges and a huge variety of plants. Considering its all a man made … Continue reading

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Victoria

Vancouver Island hosts Canada’s political capital Victoria which I related to immediately as I live in one myself. It’s obvious they are holding onto some English traditions by the types of businesses that trade in the city. However it was … Continue reading

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