Binna Burra Walk – Lamington National Park – Daves Creek Circuit

I’m a great believer in slow travel – Both when on the road, and when at home! I get a real thrill discovering what’s in my back yard and seeing it through travellers’ eyes – So I’m always taken aback when meeting up with local folk, and the topic of recreation comes up and I can’t […]

Where Did You Last Take a Walk on the Biophilia Side?

Where do you feel the most content? If you had to name a place or an environment that you feel most at peace in – what surrounds would you choose to put yourself? Urban or country? While cities have their attractions and beauty in a contrived way, nature can rarely be topped – Ask someone […]

An Australia Rainforest Delight – Box Forest Track

Box Forest Track, a 10.6km circuit. Over the last couple of weeks I’ve posted photo essays from our visit up to the rainforest of Green Mountain in Lamington National Park, SE Queensland ~ Here are links to: The 4.6km walk we did down to Moran’s Falls and The lovely sunset and sunrise that we admired from O’Reilley’s. On the second […]

An Australia Rainforest Delight – Morans Falls

The Australian rainforest is an absolute delight. Last week we took off for a couple of days to go up into the rainforest of the Lamington National Park on the Queensland/NSW border. We walked the Morans Falls track, just 4.6km on our first day. The path takes you down through a subtropical rainforest of booyongs and brush box adorned […]

Expedition to an Island Beach

In the dunes that back the beach, it amazes me that anything can grow ~ No nutrients in the soil, and such good drainage no water will hold between the fine white grains of sand – Yet, defying possibility, these coastal plants produce luscious yellow blooms. Keeping close to the ground, hugging the sparkling shard minutia, they duck the […]