Australia’s Four Corners
15 December 2018 | Places
▲ My recent trek to four Western Australian islands (or island groups) also took me to Steep Point, the most westerly point on the Australian mainland. If you haven’t got a helicopter or a suitable boat you’ll need a four-wheel drive to get there, but that completed m...
A Tiger Moth over Byron Bay
14 February 2016 | Transport
I did a flight over Byron Bay a couple of weeks ago in a 1940s de Havilland Tiger Moth biplane, my daughter Tashi bought me the flight as a Christmas present (thank you Tashi!).
▲ You can see the Byron Bay lighthouse, marking the most easterly point in Australia, a...
10 February 2016 | Places
◄ The Byron Bay lighthouse marks the most easterly point of Australia. With a group of friends I head off somewhere in Australia for a week in January or February each year. This year Byron Bay was the destination, the LP Australia guide suggests it’s the place where ...
Flights of 2008
20 December 2008 | Transport
I'm running through my travel lists of 2008. I've started with some interesting hotels I stayed at in 2008 and my best music experiences for the year. Today I'm moving on to interesting flights.
During 2008 in London I saw the play (a solo performance by Vaness...
Byron Bay to Coolangatta – quickly
17 August 2008 | Transport
Sometimes missing your flight (or more accurately having Virgin Blue Airlines cancel it) can lead to an interesting change of plans. Last month I was talking about adventure travel at the Byron Bay Writers Festival first thing in the morning and then, in late aftern...