Posts tagged Travel
What a Dish!

In 1961, in central west New South Wales, Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) built a 64m high radio telescope, one of three that make up the Australia Telescope National Facility.  Today, affectionately known as The Dish, nobody could have predicted her meteoric rise to fame.

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The bounties of the Pacific Coast

On a walk with the faithful hound in tow, along a section of Australia's Pacific Coast, we arrived at a beautiful beach, backed by a hill with lush trees and plants alive with birdsong. To the front a fortress of rocks that look like they were from the set of Armagedon.

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Ellenborough Falls, New South Wales

Australia's Great Dividing Range, a 3,500 km (2,175 mi) long, range of mountains that sit behind the eastern seaboard, host a myriad of surprises. Rising up into the Hinterland, behind Port Macquarie, you enter rolling hillsides, capped with luscious cattle pastures and villages that incite visits with museums, galleries, cafes, gourmet foods and much more.

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When you think it is all over

The sky was inky black and filled with stars when I left home. Not a cloud in sight. Not for long. It was OK. They would add to the atmosphere. It began to rain. Perhaps it would blow over. 

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