Alpine sunshine

The alpine region of New South Wales comes alive in summer with holiday makers, wildflowers and endless days of sunshine. Snowy mountain hydro-electric scheme En route to Kosciuszko National Park, we stopped at Jindabyne to take in a view of the lake and learn about the 100,000 workers, from 30 countries taking 25 years to build …

Rottnest Island

Stunning Rottnest Island is home to an estimated 10,000 Quokkas and is approximately 19km2 in size. Just a ferry ride away, be sure to take your bathers and snorkel and spend a leisurely day taking in all this gem has to offer. We hired bicycles and peddled our way around the island. We loved it. …

Yearning for Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park was the number one location for us to visit on our USA adventure in 2014. The park was established in 1872 as America's first National Park. It just took my breath away with its natural beauty and abundant wildlife. Our only regret is that we didn't stay longer. Four days was not enough. …

The desert is calling and I must go

Death Valley Death Valley is the largest US National Park outside Alaska at 3.4 million acres. It is home to almost 1,000 miles of paved and dirt roads with 91% of the park protected as officially designated Wilderness. You will see low valley floors, barren salt flats, dry rugged mountains, vast canyons and rolling sand …

Beautiful Yosemite

Yosemite National Park, first protected in 1864, is known for its waterfalls and large granite cliffs. At nearly 1,200 square miles, the park is home to deep valleys, grand meadows, ancient giant sequoias, a vast wilderness area and so much more. Pictured is a snow plant that I photographed during our visit to the park …