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Bathurst’s Cool Climate Wine Show

Bathurst’s Cool Climate Wine Show
Story by guest blogger Al McCartan. Photos Copyright © Al McCartan. Bathurst is in New South Wales (NSW), about two-and-a-half hour’s drive west of Sydney. Of the six states and two territories, NSW is Australia’s most populous state. YOU’RE OUT OF Sydney, the freeway is less choked, and...
September 17th, 2010 | AUSTRALIA, GUEST BLOGGERS, WINE & BEER | Read More

India Tales: A Proud Queen, a Harem Boss Lady and the Power and Prestige of Water

India Tales: A Proud Queen, a Harem Boss Lady and the Power and Prestige of Water
Story by guest blogger Roona. Photos Copyright © Roona. I RECENTLY MOVED to the city of Ahmedabad in the arid regions of Western India. In a landscape dominated by desert and dry air, people unashamedly propitiate rain gods and fervently pray for the monsoons. In a modern nation with modern methods...
August 31st, 2010 | GUEST BLOGGERS, INDIA | Read More

Sofala, So Good

Sofala, So Good
Story by guest blogger Al McCartan. Photos Copyright © Al McCartan. Bathurst is in New South Wales (NSW), about two-and-a-half hour’s drive west of Sydney. Of the six states and two territories, NSW is Australia’s most populous state. WE BATHURSTIANS CAN lay claim to two movie star towns in our...
August 9th, 2010 | AUSTRALIA, GUEST BLOGGERS | Read More

Kidney Donor Beach Vacation

Kidney Donor Beach Vacation
By Milli Thornton with George & Lisa White Photos Courtesy George & Lisa White MOST OF US typically don’t associate surgery with vacations. As for donating a kidney? Yikes! Who wants to go first? And yet, in this incredible story, there were definitely some classic post card moments. George...
August 1st, 2010 | Beaches, HEALTH, Philanthropy, USA MAINLAND, VIDEOS | Read More

A Sakhalin Road Trip

A Sakhalin Road Trip
By guest blogger Brian R. Williams Photos Copyright © 2005 Brian Williams SEEKING ADVENTURE and income in the Spring of 2005, I took on a job as construction manager on the remote island of Sakhalin, Russia, situated less than fifty miles north of Japan. I never knew this place existed, but it was to...
July 26th, 2010 | GUEST BLOGGERS, ROAD TRIPS, RUSSIA | Read More

Balm Beach Sunset

Balm Beach Sunset
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © 2010 Brian Williams & Milli Thornton IT WAS OUR last night of a fabulous B&B getaway on Georgian Bay (Ontario, Canada). We wanted a low-key, low-budget way to round off our 4th of July long weekend trip, so we asked our Beacon Shore B&B hosts...
July 25th, 2010 | Beaches, ONTARIO, TRAVEL BUMMERS | Read More

The Chifley Home, Bathurst, Australia

The Chifley Home, Bathurst, Australia
Story by guest blogger Al McCartan. Photos Copyright © Al McCartan. Bathurst is in New South Wales (NSW), about two-and-a-half hour’s drive west of Sydney. Of the six states and two territories, NSW is Australia’s most populous state. YOU’VE DONE THE Blue Mountains tour and it’s now...
July 22nd, 2010 | AUSTRALIA, GUEST BLOGGERS, Historic/Museums | Read More