Thursday Travel – Saddle up, it’s Tenterfield

I don’t know about you, but I sometimes can’t resist taking a break while driving, just to snap some random shots in a town or place I am passing. Tenterfield, in Northern NSW,  was one such place. We had been at a conference in Tamworth and were driving home to Brisbane. As the half-way point…

Wellington Cable Car

Thursday Travel – Funiculars and Cable Cars

A few days ago, there was some discussion on a Cruise Ship forum I participate in, and the question was asked “When our ship docks in Wellington, what things should we do?” The most consistent answers were the Te Papa museum, and the Wellington Cable Car. Strictly speaking, however, Wellington doesn’t have a cable car…

Travel Thursday: Palma, Majorca

Majorca (or Mallorca, as it is also spelled) is probably best known as a tourist destination to middle-aged Brits for decades – even as their younger fellow-travellers head elsewhere in the Balearic Islands – notably to Ibiza. It’s also home to thousands of expatriate Britons – although whether that will continue post-Brexit is a question…

Travel Pics Theme: X for Xerox. Stonehenge

  This week, our travel-pic theme is X for Xerox – black-and-white reproductions of some pics we’ve taken around the world. Today’s a dark and foreboding Stonehenge. The stone structure is one of the most famous sights in England, has prompted entire belief-structures based on its supposed ancient wisdom and astronomical expertise. But unfortunately, its…