Travelling to Cape Naturaliste, South Western Australia

I decided to take a trip to Albany in between housesits.  The weather has been quite extreme this week with winds almost horizontal and very heavy rain.  Obviously not the best for camping.  I stayed with a new friend for a couple of days and she encouraged me to wait back one… Continue reading

Gondwana Link Ecological Principles: Health, Resilience, Functionality

What I like about these ecological principles below is the aim to restore ecological processes in harmony with nature. I like the connection of ecological health, resilience and functionality related to cultural and social health and resilience. The project is incremental and aims at renewal of areas damaged and commercial activities allowed which maintain health… Continue reading

South Western Australia: One of Top 34 Biodiversity Hotspots

I went for a bushwalk with a friend yesterday. She is an environmentalist. She pointed out the birdlife on the wetlands. We used binoculars, it was my first time bird watching. I was fascinated by the diversity and quite excited to learn the names of the birds. We talked a little about the reported duck… Continue reading

Perth: Marmion Marine Park & Coral Reef fragments on the Beaches

I went for a drive up to North Beach. To my surprise as I walked along short little beaches, I came across what I thought were rocks to find they were solidifying coral reefs. I was so surprised, I’ve never seen anything like it. Peppered along many little beach enclaves where these jaggered and clustered… Continue reading

Albany: Wind farm, Bridging gaps, nature and meeting people in reflection

I spent a few days couch surfing with a lovely couple. We had some honest conversations about life, ego and fulfillment of dreams. The husband had successfully completed a project in India to clean up towns, affecting 500,000 people. He emphasized the importance of humility when in service to others. I understood that but as… Continue reading

History: Noongar Indigenous people

I wrote an earlier blog describing an indigenous man who became upset in Perth at a Asian man playing the digeridoo and caused a disturbance. I watched him as he walked away and made the sign of an eagle. I now have a deeper understanding of why he did that. Read below and find another… Continue reading

History: Albany, Western Australia

This is an interesting overview of Albany, a significant town in Australia’s history inclusive of military, whaling and I was surprised to learn of frequent king waves here. My friend and I just discussed many people washed off rocks by very large surges. Enjoy.

This is an overview courtesy of Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albany,_Western_Australia

Albany (play /ˈælbəni/)… Continue reading

Perth: Couch Surfing and Changing My World

I am staying with a wonderful couple. One is a former chemical engineer and the other is a trainer and currently working in the child abuse area. I find traveling from house to house really refreshing as I gain insights into other worlds and takes on life.

My dear friend Rem described himself as being… Continue reading

Walking, thinking and reflecting on life

I have stayed couch surfing at Dion’s place for 4 days. He has been a great host. Very kind and sensitive guy. He is wise and working out life. I feel he is a person of service. It is so nice to see a younger man with such potential.

I’ve been walking to the city.… Continue reading

Perth: Couch surfing on my journey

I’ve just been couch surfing with a couple who were great to get to know. I really appreciated how Michele the wife, just loves to help travellers. She said she can’t say no. What I really like is that she leaves couch surfers in her house and goes to work. Does not give a second… Continue reading

 

Mohandas Gandhi

“My life is my message.”

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