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Springbrook National Park – nature’s beautiful garden

A fellow adventurer From Germany told me Wenn Engel verreisen, scheint die Sonne When angels travel the sun shines. So walking in the sub tropic rain forest An angel must have been with me Walking as if in nature’s hand … Continue reading

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Back home

I’m back home But can’t settle Miss the rumbling wheels beneath me Melbourne still a touch too cold So headed north The warm arms of the north were beckoning me To reach the humid warmth of the sub tropics In … Continue reading

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London was calling

On the train from the midlands to London. I listened to The Clash, London Calling. Its both a distopian and resilient view of London. It seemed fitting as a bombing in the tube had set a sombre tone. But London is … Continue reading

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Last stop in Switzerland for this trip

From Lauterbrunnen and Grindelwald you can see the Aletsch Glacier. Running over the mountains. But, in time, it may be lost a sad loss both in beauty and the impact on the Alps. North of Interlaken the valley runs north to … Continue reading

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Lago di Como (Lario) 

The brochure called it the lake of dreams. But it’s a lake of life and vitality. From the tourist towns like Bellagio The narrow streets of the villages full of smells of fine food, chatter and laughter And beautiful villages … Continue reading

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Roads to Lago di Como

I want to thank the countries of Europe for boring tunnels and building motorways so there is less traffic on the beautiful mountain passes. Riding the passes of Austria, Switzerland, and Italy to Lake Como was sublime. Emerging from a … Continue reading

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Castles in the sky not just high Alps – Switzerland part 3

If you follow some narrow winding roads through fields of maize, past sheep and cattle quietly grazing, near the Aara River,  you find the village of Habsburg and Schloss Habsburg. The starting place in 1025 for a family that would … Continue reading

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