Southeastern Australia Redux And Recovery Itinerary – November 8, 2017 to December 3, 2017

This was essentially a redo of a trip that took place back in November 2006, when it was adversely affected by some of Australia’s worst drought on record at the time.  This time around, Julie and I once again did this trip together alone…

“Yanada” (South Australia and Victoria – November 8, 2017 to November 23, 2017)

Just when Julie was about to get into the car after using the restrooms here, she smelled something burning. At first, I thought it was something with the car. But she said it was more like a fire…

Finally recovering after the 2009 fires

I return yearly to the Marysville area in the Yarra Ranges to photograph various waterfalls. The area is finally recovering from the 2009 Black Saturday bushfires. This trip consisted of a visit to The Beeches and Taggerty Cascades further upstream, and a visit to Steavenson Falls on the way out of town. I find Steavenson […]

2 Years Later

I visited Steavensons Falls on a recent photography excursion to the Marysville area in Jan 2011. Last time I was up this way the falls were closed to the public due to fire damage and the inherent dangers. Now they’re open, but lack some of the ferny green grandeur that they once had.

Southeastern Australia Road Trip Itinerary – November 1, 2006 to November 30, 2006

This itinerary covers our second trip to Australia six months after our first trip. This time, however, we focused on the Southeastern part of the country spanning the states of New South Wales, Victoria, the Australian Capital Territory (or ACT), South Australia, and Tasmania…

“Christmas in November” (Melbourne and Gippsland, VIC, Australia – November 10, 2006 to November 12, 2006)

…we were dismayed to find that the street we were supposed to take had closed… But when the next street came around, it too was closed. Then the next street and the next. What was going on?