These photographs are from a trip Willie did to Australia in December 2011. Better late than never! 🙂 To see all the photographs, click here.

Notes from Africa | photoblog

This is a guest post by Willie for the Notes from Africa Photoblog.

During December 2011 I went to Australia to attend a forestry conference. After spending a couple of days in Sydney, I flew to Canberra to start the pre-conference tour – essentially a road trip between Canberra and Melbourne, stopping off to look at forestry areas along the way. From Melbourne we flew up to Brisbane on the Sunshine Coast, and travelled up to Mooloolaba where the actual conference was held.

Melbourne is one of my favourite Australian cities. It has the same cosmopolitan (or is that multicultural) “feel”to it as Cape Town here in South Africa.  The mixture of old and new buildings is also a similar feature to both cities. Although, in many instances it is very different to Cape Town, especially with regard to the river and city structure.  And, do not forget about…

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I live on the Southern coast of South Africa, and write about the things that interest, amuse or inspire me. You can find me at and (my photoblog)


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