Oceania

Travel Photo Australia : Pacific Palms Sunset

Travel Photo Australia : Pacific Palms Sunset

By | January 24, 2014 at 3:38 am | One comment

Last year I participated in a famil which took us to the camp site Sundowner Tiona Pacific Palms. The site is flanked on on side by the beach, and on the other side by a tranquil lake. It's a perfect place for photographers - the beach for sunrise, the lake for...

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Travel Photo Australia : Desert Pinnacles

Travel Photo Australia : Desert Pinnacles

By | January 22, 2014 at 3:24 am | 3 comments

Imagine for as far as your eyes can see, eery pinnacles rise out of the desert. Some big, some small, some wide, and some taking on human or animal shapes. It is one of the most amazing sites I have seen in Australia. Photo details: Camera : Canon 550D Lens: Canon 18 - 55...

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Travel Photo Australia : Australian Parliament From Above

Travel Photo Australia : Australian Parliament From Above

By | January 19, 2014 at 3:11 am | No comments

From above it looks like a large man made hill, and in some ways it is. The Australian Parliament building in Canberra is covered in grass and blends into the landscape. Of course, the best way to see it is from the sky. Further reading: Hot air ballooning in...

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Travel Photo – Friendly Kangaroo

Travel Photo – Friendly Kangaroo

By | January 17, 2014 at 5:15 am | 3 comments

This photo was taken in the animal sanctuary Lone Pine, near to Brisbane Australia. Like most other zoos in Australia, Lone Pine has a large enclosure full of Kangaroos and Wallabies that you can walk through and interact with the animals. This little guy was so happy to be...

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Travel Moment New Zealand: Emerald Lake Tongariro

Travel Moment New Zealand: Emerald Lake Tongariro

By | January 10, 2014 at 6:18 am | 6 comments

There is nothing more beautiful that a lake coloured by volcanic minerals.... except for one on top of a mountain range. You can read more about the Tongariro Crossing here. Taken with a Canon 550 D Lens: Canon 18 - 55 mm 18 mm ISO: 100 Aperture:...

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Travel Moment New Zealand: Tongariro Crossing

Travel Moment New Zealand: Tongariro Crossing

By | December 31, 2013 at 6:22 am | No comments

Read more about the Tongariro Crossing here Taken with Canon 550 D Lens: 18 - 55 mm 18 mm ISO: 100 Aperture: 11 Shutter speed:...

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Sydney To Hobart Race

Sydney To Hobart Race

By | December 28, 2013 at 6:01 am | One comment

Australians love their sport. A visit to this country isn't complete without taking in a bit of Australia's sporting fever. Australians love all kinds of sport. They love games enjoyed internationally; like cricket, rugby and soccer. They also have games all their own like AFL....

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Travel Moment Tonga: Tongan Cemetery

Travel Moment Tonga: Tongan Cemetery

By | December 17, 2013 at 6:39 am | One comment

One thing I really found interesting about Tonga were the cemeteries. Many of the grave sites had colourful banners and tapestries marking their spots instead of tombstones, and fresh flowers were in abundance. I always find cemeteries and interesting place to take...

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A Complete Guide To Samoa

A Complete Guide To Samoa

By | December 16, 2013 at 5:44 am | 9 comments

Out of all the Pacific Islands I have been to so far, Samoa is still my favourite. Regular visitors to OurOyster.com will know of my love for Samoa. I have written several articles and featured many different photos from my time on the lovely island in the Pacific. To help you...

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24 Hour Guide To Perth Australia

24 Hour Guide To Perth Australia

By | December 15, 2013 at 6:11 am | 5 comments

Perth, the capital of Western Australia, is a must do for anyone wanting to visit the west coast of Australia. With reasonable flights from within Australia and from international destinations, Perth is the gateway to Western Australia. For a small capital, vibrant little...

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