Tagged With "Kangaroos"

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Re: The Ghan - an Australian rail journey of style and comfort

TravelandNature ·
IslandMan - A superb experience ! Thank you for sharing !
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Re: The Ghan - an Australian rail journey of style and comfort

PortMoresby ·
This looks like a fantastic trip and any reason to go by train is good one to me. Wondering if the place names (Adelaide, Alice, Katherine) recall days of too few settler women for the number of men?
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Re: The Ghan - an Australian rail journey of style and comfort

Travel Rob ·
Thanks for taking us on that journey! A wonderful piece!
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Re: The Ghan - an Australian rail journey of style and comfort

PHeymont ·
M. Poirot regrets that he had necessity of leaving the journey before the end. An important affair required the attention of his gray matter...
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Re: Austrian kangaroo takes last hop (No, not Australian)

GarryRF ·
He's probably playing Possum. He'll bounce back.
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Where Gumbo Was #7.8

DrFumblefinger ·
 Despite some very thoughtful and educated guesses by our readership, Gumbo was elusive this time around. Gumbo was traveling with some biologists in southern Australia (Kangaroo Island to be precise) and was fascinated to see this baby...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Oct 5, 2013: Tammar Wallaby, Kangaroo Island, Australia

DrFumblefinger ·
 The tammar wallaby (also known as the dama or darma wallaby) is quite small, not much larger than a house cat, and pint-size when compared to its large cousin, the kangaroo.  Tammar wallabies mostly live in the southwestern parts of...
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The Ghan - an Australian rail journey of style and comfort

IslandMan ·
When we talk about luxury train travel, we conjure up images of the Orient Express and the British Pullman, Agatha Christie and Hercule Poirot, Indian Rajas and world heads of state, royalty and opulence, con men and espionage, and journeys that take...
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'No Kangaroos in Austria'...well...hmmm

PHeymont ·
  Anyone who's been to Austria lately will have noticed souvenir shirts, mugs, everything playing on the slogan "No Kangaroos in Austria." It's an answer to a stunningly common confusion of Austria with Australia. But now the slogan seems less...
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Yes, there IS a kangaroo in Austria!

PHeymont ·
Despite the souvenirs that play on confusion Australia, it turns out there are more kangaroos in Austria than you'd think...and some are on the run.
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Austrian kangaroo takes last hop (No, not Australian)

PHeymont ·
Austria, Australia...this escaped kangaroo apparently didn't know the difference. Sadly, it died in a collision with a taxicab in southern Austria.
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March 13, 2017: Pelican Feeding, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island

DrFumblefinger ·
While feeding pelicans may be illegal in Australia, that hasn't stopped the Pelican Man from sharing a box of fish with the birds every day in Kingscote.
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