In 1999 I was staff at a CISV summer village in Perth, Australia. Recently one of the leaders, Rasmus from Denmark, created a facebook group, and now people are trying to remember the good old days (of friendship true). Guess what, I found the Camp CD, and it’s here for download. Continue reading
Category Archives: Australia
My first loop
Life ain’t half bad when you’re hanging upside down 4500 feet above ground in a 2-seater Cessna Aerobat. Rolls, loops, barrel rolls, stall turns, wingovers and spins. I did them all today, and still kept my lunch…
The UniSA boardriders organised a surf trip to Yorke Peninsula in the last weekend of May. Great I thought. But the car drive is 4-5 hours. Too long. Let’s take the Cessna instead. But where is the airport?
Port Lincoln, SA has celebrated the tuna every Australia Day weekend since 1962. The annual Tunarama festival includes such highlights as a quest (is Ms. Tuna judged on smell and scaly skin?) and a tuna toss competition. This year, Janicke, Barbro, Freddy and myself jumped in a Cessna 172 and flew over to witness the festivities.
Australia is a pretty flat continent, but in the middle of South Australia lays Flinders Ranges. A national park with some excellent hiking. This is how we conquered the 1170m high St. Mary’s Peak…
Once every two years Adelaide come alive with The Adelaide Fringe festival. This year it ran from February 22 – March 17, at the same time as the Adelaide festival and the Clipsal 500 car race. Adelaide hadn’t seen this much action in years. Here are a few of the best shows I saw, including some mp3 recordings.
Kangaroo Island made international news in November last year when the South Australian government proposed to shoot and kill 20,000 cuddly koala bears. Regardless, Kangaroo Island has an abundance of wildlife. Koalas, kangaroos, seals, wallabies, possums, birds and the list goes on and on.