PHOTO: Blue-faced Honeyeaters at Rainbow Beach, Australia

Blue-Faced Honeyeaer at Rainbow Beach seems completely unafraid of me

During my recent trip to Australia, I was fortunate to enjoy a few days of camping at pristine Rainbow Beach on the Sunshine Coast. Each morning I was woken by flocks of Blue-faced Honeyeaters, who regularly descended on our campground. These birds were so bold that they ate broken crackers out of my hand. Males … Read more

PHOTO: Carlo Sand Blow at Rainbow Beach, on the Sunshine Coast of Australia

Australia Rainbow Beach Carlo Sand Blow

In the U.S., we would call it a giant sand dune. In Australia it’s a sand blow. The Carlo Sand Blow, located at Rainbow Beach on the Sunshine Coast of Australia, is one of the country’s biggest. A short climb via steps up the rear of the dune leads to a viewing platform at the … Read more

PHOTO: Harbour Bridge and Circular Quay in Sydney, Australia

Australia Sydney Harbour Bridge and Circular Quay

Circular Quay in Sydney, Australia, sits at the heart of the city. At the head of the Quay is the main ferry terminus, while the famous Harbour Bay Bridge lies at its foot. The location is more than practical; it was on this precise spot that the settlement of Australia was founded. Thus it seems … Read more

PHOTO: The Magnificent Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia

Whiling away the afternoon at the magnificent Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia

Click on title to view photo in large format. On any given day, crowds of tourists and locals while away the day at the magnificent Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia. With its unique design that mimics the sails of a ship, it is one of the most famous and easily recognizable buildings in the … Read more