Revisiting an old road trip route provides opportunities to reflect on the contrast between floods and drought in the Marne Valley, South Australia. The Marne River flows from the hills up near Springton in the Eden Valley and joins the Murray River at Wongulla, not far upstream from Walker Flat. It is mostly dry..."Marne Valley – Australian Contrasts"Continue reading
Welcome to the third instalment of the ‘Aleblazer’ series of walks. The Dry Creek Trail runs from Valley View to Globe Derby Park along Dry Creek in Adelaide’s northern suburbs. Happily, it passes two pubs along the away, the famous Bridgeway Hotel at Pooraka and the Mawson Lakes Hotel at Mawson Lakes. The walk..."Aleblazer on the Dry Creek Trail"Continue reading
The Perry Sandhills are an incredible natural formation of sand dunes about three kilometres outside of Wentworth in western NSW. It’s a great place to practice photography, so me and a mate headed up from Adelaide on an overnight trip to catch the sunset on the dunes. I finally caught some halfway decent night..."Perry Sandhills"Continue reading
Get out and enjoy the best the Flinders Ranges and outback has to offer in just a weekend! Read how in my latest award winning Weekend Notes article....
Everyone knows a place (or wants to find one) where life is easy. A place where it’s easy to feel at home, easy to lose track of time, and easy to focus on good living with family and friends. Bellingen is all that. It’s set in superb surrounds in the Bellinger River valley about..."The Best of Beautiful Bellingen and Surrounds"Continue reading