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Photos: Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, & New Caledonia

NEW CALEDONIA | Sun, 29 Nov 2015 | By valentinapearl | Photo Gallery

Nestled in the heart of the Pacific, New Caledonia redefines tranquility and promises thalassic nirvana.
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Tags: australia, beach, fiji, island, islands, new caledonia, new zealand, south pacific, trips, vacation

Stradbroke Aboriginal Art Fieldtrip

AUSTRALIA | Wed, 28 Oct 2015 | By stephmonahan | Views [60]

Last Wednesday I went on a field trip with my Indigenous Art History class to Stradbroke Island (known as Minjerribah to the local people). We spent the morning with an Aboriginal artist from the Quandamooka tribe. She explained how the art form of weaving ... Read more >

Tags: aboriginal art, australia, stradbroke island, straddie

Heron Island Highlights

AUSTRALIA | Mon, 19 Oct 2015 | By stephmonahan | Views [53]

My second trip over mid-semester break was another class research trip to Heron Island on the Great Barrier Reef. We drove overnight on a bus up to Gladstone (definitely not the most comfortable bus ride, but I would do it again in a heartbeat to go ... Read more >

Tags: australia, great barrier reef, heron island, heron island research station, university of queensland

Come to Australia!

AUSTRALIA | Wed, 7 Oct 2015 | By stephmonahan | Views [113] | Video

Just a fun little video my proffessor had us watch before we went on our research field trip. Enjoy!

Tags: australia, dangerous animals

The World's Largest Sand Island

AUSTRALIA | Tue, 29 Sep 2015 | By stephmonahan | Views [90]

So I'm currently on my mid-semester Spring break and I just got back from my first of two research based field trips. I spent the past 5 days with my Terrestrial Environment class on the world's largest sand island: Fraser Island. It boasts 122km in ... Read more >

Tags: 4wd, australia, eucalypt forest, fraser island, rainforest, sand dunes

Tassie Trip to Mt. Field National Park, Tasmania, Australia

AUSTRALIA | Tue, 18 Aug 2015 | By kirstygirl | Views [73]

My Tassie adventures really began when we purchased our Kombi van . Once we set it up for its first ever Tasmanian expedition, we jumped eagerly behind the wheel and drove just a couple of hours from the city to Mt. Field, National Park . The views ... Read more >

Tags: australia, lake dobson, national park, tasmania

"Did ya getcha win?"

AUSTRALIA | Thu, 13 Aug 2015 | By stephmonahan | Views [171]

So yesterday was the public holiday for Ekka. Ekka (an Aussie abbreviation for exhibition) is the "Royal Queensland Show" which is sorta like a really big state fair. Anyway we had the Wednesday off so that people could go to the horse races for Mekka ... Read more >

Tags: australia, brisbane, doomben, ekka, horse races, mekka wednesday, queensland

First 2 Weeks of School Plus Some Weekend Adventures

AUSTRALIA | Fri, 7 Aug 2015 | By stephmonahan | Views [46]

So I've had the first two weeks of classes at the University of Queensland (located in the Brisbane suburb of St. Lucia) and I can honestly say that I'm super excited about all of the classes that I am taking. I'm fufilling a couple of my general education ... Read more >

Tags: australia, brisbane, study abroad, university of queensland

Mt Buller - The pink marshmallow experience.

AUSTRALIA | Sat, 1 Aug 2015 | By kimberlydeylen | Views [54]

As a 24 year old who had never actually experience real snow, I knew any opportunity to go would mean I would drop anything. Luckily a friend of mine had a friend with a house up near Mansfield and we decided to grab a group of people have make an adventure ... Read more >

Tags: australia, mt buller, snow, victoria, winter

Bushwalking and Dragon Boat Training

AUSTRALIA | Tue, 28 Jul 2015 | By stephmonahan | Views [60]

I had a pretty adventurous Friday and Saturday this past weekend. I spent pretty much all day Friday bushwalking (Aussie for "hiking") up in the Mt. Coot-tha Forest just outside of Brisbane. Then on Saturday, I had my first training session for the Dragon ... Read more >

Tags: australia, brisbane, bushwalking, dragon boat, hiking, mt coot-tha, south bank

Brissy: A Food Lover's Paradise

AUSTRALIA | Wed, 22 Jul 2015 | By stephmonahan | Views [84]

I've been in Brisbane (aka Brissy) for exactly a week now and let me tell you, that is more than enough time to truly fall in love with this beautiful city. You get the big city feel, but with a lowkey, laid-back atmosphere and unbelievably friendly ... Read more >

Tags: australia, brisbane, food, food market, south bank

42 Wallaby Way, Sydney

AUSTRALIA | Tue, 21 Jul 2015 | By stephmonahan | Views [114]

I spent the first few days of my Australian adventure in the beautiful city of Sydney. To my dissappointment, I was informed very soon after my arrival that there was no Wallaby Way in Sydney. Clearly, someone is missing out on making a lot of money ... Read more >

Tags: australia, sydney harbor, sydney opera house, walking tour

The Smallest Mountain in the World

AUSTRALIA | Fri, 17 Jul 2015 | By adventurers | Views [46]

I finished work on Friday at 2:30pm, jumped in the ute with Dave and Dan and headed north for our 4WD adventure from Melbourne to Darwin.  My adrenalin was pumping.  Seven whole weeks off work.  Seven!  So exciting! We drove through ... Read more >

Tags: australia, hattah, mount wycheproof, mountain, mt. wycheproof, pigeons, victoria, wycheproof

THIRD TIME'S A CHARM 5

UNITED KINGDOM | Wed, 10 Jun 2015 | By countryboy | Views [119] | Comments [2]

    Tock.   2.22am. Body clock not ticking to any particular time. Might be African time. Or Greek time. Or Middle Eastern time. Or it might have been hanging onto Sydney time all these years and it was simply because ... Read more >

Tags: australia, greece, johannesburg, south africa

Photos: Beached

AUSTRALIA | Sun, 31 May 2015 | By goannasnake | Photo Gallery

Queensland's Sunshine Coast lives up to its name
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Tags: australia, beach, footprints, kitesurfing, queensland, sunrise, surfing, walking

The Miracle of Macca

AUSTRALIA | Mon, 4 May 2015 | By rodeime | Views [58]

SMASH! The first wave breaks over the bow of our Zodiac like the hammer of Thor, throwing a deluge of angry water over us. We clutch our daypacks, already wrapped tight in plastic, as if our lives depend on it. We pull away quickly from Silver ... Read more >

Tags: australia, cruise, expedition

Photos: People

THAILAND | Sat, 25 Apr 2015 | By moriarty | Photo Gallery

Images of people
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Tags: australia, cambodia, indonesia, laos, malaysia, thailand, united kingdom, vietnam

A Threat to the Wild

AUSTRALIA | Fri, 20 Mar 2015 | By elcastleberry | Views [40]

The following is a letter regarding the management plan of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area released in January 2015. I have submitted this letter to the Draft TWWHA Managment Plan Representation, the Director of National Parks and Wildlife ... Read more >

Tags: australia, human impact, logging, mining, tasmania, unesco, wilderness, wildlife

Finding the Way

NEW ZEALAND | Sat, 7 Mar 2015 | By elcastleberry | Views [422]

"Margaret River is really pretty. You could use that as a base to explore wineries and beach towns along the coast. " The third time I'd consulted a local in Perth about how to spend our week in the west and the third time I'd gotten this answer, ... Read more >

Tags: advice, australia, road trips

Traveling the Australian East Coast Here's Some Tips I've Learned Already

AUSTRALIA | Fri, 6 Feb 2015 | By janesmith | Views [154] | Comments [1]

Ever since my teenage years it's been my dream to buy a VW Kombi and travel the coast from Sydney to Freemantle. And having reached my mid fourties without having done this I decided it's finally time to start living my dreams instead of just, well ... Read more >

Tags: australia, beaches, campervan, roadtrip

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