Archive for the Travel Category


My Green Island Adventure

I recently went to Cairns in far north Queensland Australia and found myself with a free Sunday afternoon.  I asked around with the locals for suggestions on a great way to spend this extra time.  After a few inputs, I noticed two words kept coming up – Green Island.  I’d never heard of it, but […]

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Been to Darwin Lately?

I have and it’s beautiful! I traveled up there the week before last and was very impressed. Especially with the Wharf precinct.  That’s where you’ll find the Darwin Convention Centre. I was there to attend the “Housing 2030” Conference. I was taken back by how beautiful this area has turned out.

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Tassie: Shopping anyone?

While in Tasmania last week, we stopped by the Salamanca markets.  It took my wife, Marieta, about 10 seconds to discover these markets were on every Sunday in the downtown “Salamanca” area of Hobart.  So, our Sunday was planned. I enjoy going along to such events because I can usually get a good feel for […]

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How’s Tassie?

Glad you asked cause I just got back from my first visit.  And, I can sum up the experience by saying it was much better than I expected. I guess that’s why you need to go someplace before you can really have a valid opinion. For instance, when I hear people say things like, “I […]

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