the Esperance Foreshore

Esperance is a port and beach resort. Located 390 kilometers south of Kalgoorlie, in the vicinity where the Skylab crashed in 1979, it is a long way from anywhere. [Read More...]

Maritime Museum

Its sailing days over, Australia II winner of the America's Cup in 1983, is housed in the Western Australian Maritime Museum. Located on the southern end of the Fremantle's wharfs its exterior resembles a billowing sail. [Read More...]

Kangaroo Island

located south of Adelaide, South Australia, is Australia's third largest island after Tasmania and Melville Island. Relatively unknown, it is often used as a sanctuary in attempts to protect endangered species. [Read More...]

Eyre Peninsula

Sparsely populated the Eyre Peninsula, west of Adelaide, South Australia, has an economy based on farming, fishing and tourism. Also it has many granite outcrops called inselbergs. [Read More...]

Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat, a triple terraced representation of the Hindu cosmos, build during the reign of Suryavarman II (1113 - 1156) is a source of considerable pride amongst contemporary Cambodians. [Read More...]

Luang Prabang

the old capital of Laos on the Mekong River is a UNESCO heritage site. It is famous for its many Buddhist temples and French colonial architecture. [Read More...]

Mekong Journey

A languorous two day journey on the slow boat from Chong Klong in Thailand to Luang Prabang in Laos is a pleasant to spend a couple of days. [Read More...]

Wat Phra That Doisupthep

Overlooking Chiang Mai, on a site where a white elephant carrying a sacred bone is believed to had die, is one of Thailand's most sacred wats, Wat Doi Supthep. [Read More...]

Loy Krathong

Celebrated throughout Thailand on the first full moon of November the Loy Krathong festival was first performed in Sukhothai over 600 years ago.[Read More...]

Fraser Island

The aboriginal name for Fraser Island, K'gali, means Gods of Paradise. Located off the Queeensland coast it is tropical with rain forest and many lakes. Composed almost entirely of sand, it is the world's largest sand island. [Read More...]

Lake Margaret

A small artificial lake connected to a historic hydro-station by a leaking wooden pipeline provides the scene for a pleasant day. [Read More...]

Cradle Mountain

in Central Tasmanian is one of my favourite places. The quiet serenity allowing the imagination to drift back to pre-industrial times. A popular days outing is to climb to the summit. [Read More...]