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A Day in the Life of Kathmandu

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An Exotic mix of Hindu and Buddhist Images Images: Garry Benson © 2014 Story: Garry Benson Editor: Tracey Benson   ‘There’s a one-eyed yellow idol to the north of Kathmandu, There’s a little… Continue reading

The Blog and Making Money Online

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Originally posted on Astrolabe Sailing:
I started writing this blog back in February 2014 and I have learnt so much in that time! If you are planning on having a blog for keeping track…

We Love Books!

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Ok, I have a confession to make – I love books! To make things worse, I married someone who also loves books. Over the years I have bought so many wonderful books from… Continue reading

10 Things We Learned From Years of Travel

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Originally posted on GALLIVANCE:
As always, our travels have taught us countless lessons. And since we love learning … here are our favorite “Aha! Moments.” 1. Carry very little stuff. Really, it’s true.…

365 Places: Ardeche Restaurant, Canberra

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Day 10: Ardeche Restaurant, Civic, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory Today the remarkable place I wish to share is not a town or a country – it is a restaurant: one of my favourites in Canberra.… Continue reading

Really Cool Project: The Longest way

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As a keen walker I am always interested in stories about walking and the connections between travel and walking as a form of creativity. Today I came across a very interesting project  titled… Continue reading

Après l’incendie

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Text: Garry Benson Images: © Brunos Art Hidden in a small village in Marysville Victoria, southeastern Australia, was a magical world where sculptor Bruno Torfs for over 25 years had combined the beauty… Continue reading

365 Places: Aspley

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Day 9: Aspley, Queensland, Australia Today’s post is about a place where I spent some of my formative years, a suburb in Brisbane, Aspley. When I was a child, Aspley was considered the… Continue reading

Kondoni Sculpture

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Text: ©2014 Garry Benson Images: ©2014 Garry Benson A beautiful Whale mosaic in Victor Harbor, South Australia. The Ngarrindjeri and Pitjantjatjara Aboriginal people and the local community all contributed to the project as… Continue reading

365 Places: Korčula

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Day 8: Korčula, Croatia We visited the island of Korčula in September 2013, when we did a 7 day boat trip that took us from Split to Dubrovnik and back again.  It is located in the… Continue reading