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365 Places: Ibrahimpaşa, Turkey

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Day 21: Ibrahimpaşa, Cappadocia, Turkey Today I am being a bit lazy and reposting an article I wrote in 2011, when we did an artist residency in Turkey at  Babayan Culture House in Ibrahimpaşa… Continue reading

Art in Paradise

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Images: Garry Benson Text: Garry Benson Last night I was privileged to attend a Members Only farewell showing of the most magnificent art I have ever seen at the Queensland Art Gallery, Gallery… Continue reading

200 followers – thank you!!

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Thank you to everyone who visits our site and likes and follows our posts. We really appreciate your support – it inspires us to continue to write and publish our travel stories. Don’t… Continue reading

365 Places: Karaloz Bay

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Day 20: Karaloz Bay, Mediterranean Sea, Antalya Province, Turkey Today, my post is about another place I adore – Turkey, or more specifically, the Turkish Mediterranean, which we discovered last year when we did a Blue… Continue reading

Mise en scène

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Text: Garry Benson Editor: Tracey Benson As someone who has worked in stage, film and television for many years the expression mise-en-scène is quite familiar. It has its origins in the theatre, and the French… Continue reading

Centre for Op Art: Vasarely Foundation

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Photos: Garry Benson (unless otherwise noted) Aix-en-Provence is the site of the Vasarely Foundation – it’s a huge gallery and research centre devoted to education and the arts, particularly optical illusion and the psychology of perception.… Continue reading

365 Places: Sanur’s Balinese Restaurant

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Day 19: Sanur’s Balinese Restaurant, Belconne, Canberra, Australia Today I am writing about another restaurant I love – Sanur’s. Since moving to the Belconnen region 7 years ago, this restaurant has been a… Continue reading

Australia Zoo

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Text: Garry Benson Images: © Garry Benson 2014 When I was little, for the first seven years of my life I was a skinny, sick little boy suffering from asthma. – At one… Continue reading

365 Places: Brooklyn

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Day 18: Brooklyn New South Wales, Australia Many years ago I lived in the northern region of Sydney, close to the Hawkesbury River, Muogamarra Nature Reserve and the Ku-Ring-Gai Chase National Park. One of… Continue reading

Map: 365 Places

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Here is a map of all the places visited so far in the 365 Places project. Images will also be added over time.