An aborted attempt to ride the funicular to Victoria Peak. Instead experiencing an encounter with the Mynah Whisperer.Read more "Hong Kong Island – To peak or not to peak"
Taking a closer look at indigenous Australian wildlife at the Healesville Sanctuary.Read more "Melbourne – Part Eight"
A visit to the Melbourne Museum with emphasis on indigenous issues.Read more "Melbourne – Part Seven"
A visit to the Melbourne Zoo with many pictures and boring explanations of biological stuff.Read more "Melbourne – Part Six"
An illustrated walk through the Domain Parklands and the Royal Botanical Gardens of Melbourne.Read more "Melbourne – Part Five"
Returning from one of our routine trips to the Chinese Visa Service Center, we struck up a conversation with a couple from Canberra sitting opposite from us in the tram. They mentioned a temporary exhibit of works by the iconic Australian painter John Olsen as a ‘must see’ in Melbourne at the moment – not that […]Read more "Melbourne – Part Four"
My magnificent [his edit 😜] husband picked Melbourne as the starting point for our seven-week stay in Australia because it’s the most southerly of our three intended locations. Since I don’t tolerate heat very well, we aim to travel from South to North as the Southern Hemisphere transitions from summer into fall. Just as a little […]Read more "Melbourne – Part Three"