There are quite a few photos in this post - an iPhone might not be the ideal device on which to view them. Without a whole lot of planning I decided to do a solo road trip from Apollo Bay to South Australia and back on my 14 year old BMW R1200 GS motorbike. I … Continue reading 12 day solo motorbike ride – Apollo Bay to South Australia return
Category: Australian Native Birds
Ten days on the mid-north and south coasts of New South Wales
The photos below were all taken on a ten day road trip to the mid-north coast of New South Wales in autumn 2022. The route was Apollo Bay - Bendemeer (just north of Tamworth) - Walcha - Port Macquarie - Nambucca Heads - North Haven - Kiama - Nowra - Green Cape - Mallacoota - … Continue reading Ten days on the mid-north and south coasts of New South Wales
Wildlife around Apollo Bay. Hang gliding over the Bay.
Apollo Bay sits between the foothills of the Otway Ranges and the ocean. There remain many pockets of pristine cool temperate rainforest in these hills, which are home to all manner of reptiles, animals and birds. The wildlife photos below were all chance encounters. Sightings such as those recorded in these photos are not uncommon … Continue reading Wildlife around Apollo Bay. Hang gliding over the Bay.
Hang Gliders and a Falcon Soaring over Coastal Cliffs; Apollo Bay Ocean Swimmers
Humans have long dreamed of flying like a bird. That dream became a reality in the 1960s with the advent of hang gliding. These photos of two hang gliding friends soaring over coastal cliffs and the shoreline of the Southern Ocean were taken last weekend at a location 240kms south-west of Melbourne Victoria. These photos … Continue reading Hang Gliders and a Falcon Soaring over Coastal Cliffs; Apollo Bay Ocean Swimmers
Moonlight, Dawn Waves and an Australasian Gannet
Bass Strait and Apollo Bay lit up by a near-full moon. Golden light from a waning gibbous moon, 97% full, over Apollo Bay and Bass Strait. Moonset over Apollo Bay The moon about to set behind a ridgeline just west of Apollo Bay. I have said many times that serendipity fuels my photography. These moon … Continue reading Moonlight, Dawn Waves and an Australasian Gannet