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Conquering Kosciuszko

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 27 Apr 2011 | Views [1039]

My heart was pounding, I was over heating, I couldn’t breathe and I had just taken a few steps after getting off the chairlift. How was I possibly going to make it to the summit? On Friday 22 April 2011, my husband, my two brothers and I took up ... Read more >

Tags: kosciuszko; kosciusko; chairlift; eagles nest res


Photos: Mt Kosciuszko

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 27 Apr 2011 | Photo Gallery

Mt Kosciuszko summit ascent to 2,228 metres, made easy by the chairlift to 1937m, then a 6.5km walk to the top.
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Photos: Ellensbrook and Meekadarbee Falls

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 27 Mar 2011 | Photo Gallery

From the Homestead you can find a walk trail that leads to a cave at Meekadarbee Falls. In Aboriginal legend, the cave is where the spirits of lovers, Mitanne & Nobel live. Listen carefully to hear their laughter echoing in the waterfall.
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Adventure into an Unknown Culture

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 27 Mar 2011 | Views [751] | Scholarship Entry

As we drove through the overhanging Karri trees, I explained the Aboriginal legend to this sacred place.   To my surprise, after a rib nudge from the central princess, the outer adolescents removed their ear plugs and provided me with their attention.... Read more >

Tags: #2011writing, aboriginal legend, ellensbrook homestead, margaret river, mekadarbee falls, travel writing scholarship 2011


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