• Uluru sunset
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    Moments in Australia: Uluru and Kata Tjuta

    The plane to Uluru, Australia’s Red Center, is overcrowded with mostly Japanese tourists. One of them, sitting next to us, bursts into a sincere laugh and shakes E.’s hand – they both have the same camera. The lush tropics of Queensland change into a red-orange, arid landscape. Here again, I am impressed by the unexpected Australian kindness: we are informed on which side of the plane we will see the sacred rock. The cabin crew goes even beyond that. As I wait impatiently to get a glimpse of Uluru for the first time, a cabin crew member shows me Australia’s red heart in the distance. ”There it is, do you…

  • Hamilton Island, Australia
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    Instagram – it’s a wonderful life

    Before coming to Instagram a few months ago, I knew that it’s a place to impress, to be seen, and to possibly gain short-lived celebrity moments. Until then I didn’t feel the need to post my meals and selfies online. I can assure you – I still don’t. However, creating the blog last summer encouraged me to try out this social media platform. My goal was and still is to share favorite photos I take during traveling and concerts as well as anything I believe is beautiful, curious or quirky.   Not so long ago I shared my experience with Facebook over the years. As I currently barely see a…

  • Daintree Rainforest
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    Moments in Australia: Daintree Rainforest

    Daintree Rainforest is the world’s oldest tropical rainforest with unique endemic flora and fauna. It’s the only place where two natural UNESCO World Heritage sites meet – the Daintree area and the Great Barrier Reef. After exploring the Great Barrier Reef for a few days, we land in Cairns. From here we travel to Port Douglas – a getaway to the Daintree. The flight is early, however, our driver already awaits us. It’s surprising that there are many options to travel from Cairns to Port Douglas, but almost nothing in the opposite direction. After extensive research and reading about no shows, 3+ hours drive instead of 1.5, I booked our…