Enchanted Land

There’s a flag flying from a street lamp as you enter the busy town of Margaret River. It reads: “the grass is greener (here).” It’s true - it was so green that it reminded me of parts of northern Europe. Other characteristics made the area feel European, too: it was thickly forested, the mornings were cool, damp and misty, and we were as likely … Continue reading Enchanted Land

Wild Island

Just off South Australia’s south eastern shore, there’s a remote and windswept island that’s a haven for wildlife. Kangaroo Island (known by its initials, KI) has just a tiny fraction of the population and development of Tasmania, and attracts relatively few visitors each year, and yet it’s Australia’s third largest island. We’d been considering spending … Continue reading Wild Island