Roadside honesty

To be honest with you I don't know if this is purely an Australia thing. I've been to nearly 60 countries world wide and I don't recall seeing this custom anywhere else. Side of the road. Middle of nowhere. A little table with a cover set up offering local produce for sale. But nobody there... Continue Reading →

I bet your curtains don’t look like this

Still here on the Atherton Tablelands, which doesn't get anywhere near as much publicity as its coastal competitors but has a wealth of beautiful places to explore. One of those is the Curtain Fig Tree, just outside the small town of Yungaburra. Formed when a Strangler Fig took over a giant fallen tree, thick tendrils... Continue Reading →

Bubble, bubble toil and trouble

  One of the highlights of this part of the world has to be the Yungaburra Markets. Held on the fourth Saturday of every month you can find everything from fresh fruit and veggies, ceramic frogs and homemade jams to, who could resist, giant bubble wands! I spotted this bloke plying his soapy wares and... Continue Reading →

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