Tag Archive: Australia

365 Places: North Stradbroke Island

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Day 16: North Stradbroke Island, Queensland, Australia Stradbroke Island is, in short, one of my favourite places in South East Queensland. Affectionately known as Straddie, it has beautiful clean beaches, steeped in amazing Indigenous… Continue reading

A Kangaroo Tale

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Text: Garry Benson Photos: © Garry Benson 2008 Editor: Tracey Benson It was during the video shoot for ‘Painting the Song’,  a documentary on the Kaltjiti (Pitjantjatjara) Artists of the Sand Dune Country… Continue reading

365 Places: Shamrock Hotel

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Day 15: Shamrock Hotel, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia Today I am posting again about a place in Bendigo – the Shamrock Hotel, where we stayed when we visited. As mentioned in and earlier post… Continue reading

Help us make 200 followers: it’s still the w’end in some parts of the globe:

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Yesterday we hit 500 likes on our travel site www.geokult-travel.com . We are really excited to share that we almost have 200 followers. We would love to make this milestone this weekend,  so if you… Continue reading

Uncovering the Hippy Trail

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When I was a teenager living in Darwin in the late 1970s and early 1980s, I was very aware of the stream of young travellers that made their way to Asia from Darwin,… Continue reading

365 Places: Jag’s Cafe

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Day 13: Holbrook,  New South Wales Today, my post is about a cafe I love to visit when in transit to Victoria. Jag’s cafe is located in Holbrook, a town better known for… Continue reading

365 Places: Bendigo

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Day 12: Bendigo, Victoria, Australia Today’s post is focused on a journey we will be making very soon – to Bendigo to see a preview of a friend’s first play. The play is… Continue reading

Bush Tucker

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Understanding what plants and animals were edible and how to prepare them was and is an integral part of Aboriginal cultures in Australia. Over the years, there have been a number of books… Continue reading

365 Places: Mandorah

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Day 11: Mandorah, Northern Territory, Australia Today we will be travelling to Mandorah, a seaside village located across Darwin Harbour, about 20 minutes (8 nautical miles) from Cullen Bay. Mandorah holds many happy… Continue reading

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