Rainforests

Cassowary

A few years ago I wrote a post about Mad Birds in Australia. I listed 5 birds, all mad in their own different way, and then added a final sixth, arguably the maddest of them all. I probably didn’t do this huge and sometimes intimidating creature full justice, and I was reminded of that when [...]

Mt Tamborine

Mount Tamborine is known as the ‘Green behind the Gold’ because it’s very green and is just behind the Gold Coast, which is very gold. Sort of makes sense, doesn’t it? It’s one of the wonders of Australia that so many of our golden beaches on our almost never ending coastline have stunning and lush [...]

Berries

The Enchanted Forest. There are probably hundreds of pictures scattered around this blog of beautiful beaches, sun, sand, people surfing and swimming and just having loads of fun. But Australia is more than one great big wraparound beach. For example, something like 35 km inland from Surfers Paradise, one of Australia’s most famous beaches, is [...]