Moonrise and sunrise over Uluru

On our Australian bucket list: Uluru, the famous monolith rising from the otherwise flat landscape of the scrabby central Australian outback. We got that checked off this past weekend when we joined Mulgas Adventures for a 4-day/3-night camping trip. I have to admit - right after booking the trip, I kicked myself for choosing, of all …

Exploring the Redwood Forest in Rotorua

Our caving guides back at Waitomo Caves suggested we check out Whakarewarewa Forest - more commonly known as Redwood Forest - if we were looking for cool hiking options in Rotorua. Most excellent suggestion! We only wished we had more time to spend there - we had only three hours to tread about before the light …

Highlights of 2015

2015 was a good year, photography and otherwise. But since this is a photo blog, I'm just going to recap on the 12 photographic highlights of the year, by month. Overall, it was a year of exploration, of the new place we now call home, Sydney, and its surrounds. It was a year of learning …

Road Tripping – from Melbourne to Sydney

We had a most wondrous Christmas to New Year's break, starting with our road trip down from Sydney to Melbourne. We spent Christmas at my aunt's, and shared many amazing meals and laughter. Before heading back north, we squeezed in a day trip to Yarra Valley, where we delightedly tasted north of 40 different wines. …

Sunsets in Taveuni, Fiji

We got lucky with the weather. It had been raining steadily the few days before we arrived, and was pretty wet the Saturday afternoon we landed. But the clouds steadily cleared up such that by Sunday evening, patches of blue sky could be seen overhead.