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50th Anniversary of the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies

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Originally posted on Transventure:
Gathering in Reconciliation Place It’s a cool Canberra evening. The famous tee-pee shape of Parliament House dominates the skyline to the south-west and the Australian War Memorial’s red parade ground expands…

Idyllic Canberra Sunday

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Today was pretty much my idea of a perfect Sunday in Canberra. After sleeping in just a little and catching up on some household chores, we headed off to the Old Bus Depot… Continue reading

More confessions of an online hoarder

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Originally posted on Tracey M Benson || Bytetime:
I have a confession to make. Last week I wrote a blog about the need to consolidate my online profile so it is more manageable. The…

Gunning for an Adventure

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In an earlier post titled Weekends in Canberra, I promised to write some articles about some of the things you can do around the ACT (Australian Capital Territory) and southern highlands region. Today… Continue reading

Weekends in Canberra

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For the last thirteen years, the Australian capital city Canberra has been my home. It surprises a great number of  international travellers to learn it is the national capital, as many people think… Continue reading

The Beauty of Light in Turkey

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Originally posted on Geokult:
Gourds in shop window When recently doing some research into  Turkish tulip designs,  I came across a blog by Aaminah Shakur who is a poet, artist and writer. Some of…

Yankee Hat Paintings

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Originally posted on Geokult:
Boulders on the way to Yankee Hat Paintings Today we headed back to the beautiful Namadji National Park and visited “Yankee Hat Paintings” – some amazing Aboriginal rock art…

Nudgee Waterholes

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Originally posted on Geokult:
Yesterday we went for a lovely wander around the Nudgee Waterholes, located on the northside of Brisbane, close to Nudgee Beach on Moreton Bay. We went with good friend,…

The Nostalgia of the City

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Originally posted on Geokult:
We are in Brisbane this weekend to celebrate my parents golden wedding anniversary.  It was a lovely occasion,  where my parents invited all the family and friends that attended…

Traveller – Do Your Research!

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Originally posted on Geokult:
We are finally on the slow journey back to Oz after a wonderful 6 weeks away. There were so many highlights for both of us on the trip and…