Byron Bay, Tweed Heads & more on Geoff Crowther
20 May 2021 | Places
My recent Australian travels started with the ascent of Mt Kosciuszko (Australia’s highest peak) and continued north to Canberra (the nation’s capital), Sydney and the Hawkesbury River. Before venturing in to the northern state of Queensland there was an unexpected vi...
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...