Australia, Community

A Natural Wonder (Two Days in Tin Can Bay)

Continuing the travel journal: Whilst we were hand feeding the dolphins at the Barnacles Boat Ramp, one of the staff suggested we go out to Rainbow Beach and visit the Carlo Sandblow, a natural wonder. What is that, we wondered? The mind boggled, but as Rainbow Beach has a bit of a reputation for being… Continue reading A Natural Wonder (Two Days in Tin Can Bay)

Australia, History & Traditions

Day Trips Touring Australia – Gympie

It is Easter and we are on our way to Tin Can Bay, a sleepy seaside village, for a few days R & R over the break. Even though it is a journey not requiring us to stretch our legs or do a toilet stop, (only 2.5 hours, by car), I was keen to see… Continue reading Day Trips Touring Australia – Gympie

History & Traditions

Part 9 – EuroScandi Odyssey (Innsbruck to Lucerne)

“Trofana Tyrol” is located between Imst and Landeck in the upper valley of the Tyrolean "Inn" River Valley and the rest stop will jump in your eye when driving along highway A12. It is beyond being an ordinary rest stop. It is a diverse and romantic world by itself. A meeting point for locals, tourists, gourmets and travelers. If only our bland, character-less, generic, "golden arches type bp" rest stops would take a leaf out of this decorating style, we would all be better off. Tradition melded with modern functionality. I could have spent hours there!