The New Year is a time for new beginnings. To commemorate the start of 2018, this blog has received a makeover: new style, new layout, new functionality. I hope you like its clarity and simplicity. Comments are welcome, especially if a feature is not working properly. Heralding in the new year, Sydney’s fireworks were particularly spectacular with
The floating gardens of Xochimilco are not that easy to get to but are well worth the journey from downtown Mexico City.
It’s just a big rock in the ground, isn’t it? Kata Tjuta, Uluru and Kings Canyon Kata Tjuta (also known as Mount Olga), Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kings Canyon in Australia’s Northern Territory make a trio of outstanding geological and indigenous spiritual and cultural icons set against the unspoilt red earth of the outback.