Travel Pics Theme: J for Jungles (and rainforests)

The theme for our ‪‎travel pics this week has been J, for Jungles (and rainforests)  – and for Sunday, we are at Lifou, in the Loyalty Islands of New Caledonia.   The island is a raised coral atoll, or makatea – and is a truly glorious spot. It’s covered with rainforest, except where it has been cleared for agriculture,…

Travel Pics Theme: J for Jungles (and rainforests)

The theme for our ‪‎travel pics this week is J, for Jungles (and rainforests)  – and for Wednesday, it’s Martinique, in the sunny Caribbean sea.   An island in the Lesser Antilles, this is a French Overseas Department – meaning that is is a little slice of France, and locals are French citizens with the same rights…

Travel Pics Theme: J for Jungles (and rainforests)

The theme for our ‪‎travel pics this week is J, for Jungles (and rainforests). For Tuesday, let’s head to Fiji, and The Garden of the Sleeping Giant. This is a botanical garden first established by Hollywood actor Raymond Burr – mostly to grow his beloved orchids. (Who knew ‘Perry Mason’ was an orchid-lover?) There are more…

Travel Pics Theme: J for Jungles (and rainforests)

The theme for our ‪‎travel pics this week is J, for Jungles (and rainforests)  – and to start us off, Bamboo Creek at Innisfail, in Far North Queensland. Innisfail’s a small town about an hour south of the much-better-known Cairns, and is at the heart of what they call “The Great Green Way”. It is certainly worth spending a few…