Wattle Private Hotel
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The Living Desert Reserve:
-Located in New South Wales Outback
-Near Broken Hill, a massive mining area (Broken Hill is known as Mining Town)
-There are 12 large sandstone sculptures (made by people from around the world) that tell stories
-Also known for its flowering art culture
... There we got to talk to the head of the museum's PR and Communication department. She told us a lot about how they handle different situations, promote events, and use social media. It was really interesting to hear her stories and learn about how they engage the community through social media! Next we were off on a tour of the museum. We got to look at different ships, boats, and artifacts that have anything to with the sea/water. It was really cool to see a boat built and ...
Today was beach BBQ day, we got up and headed for the ferry via Optus to get some Aussie SIM cards for our phones. This took longer than expected and we missed our planned ferry, no worries though as we got on the next. Once in manly we grabbed some food from Coles and hit the beach (shelly bay). Unfortunately a massive grey cloud decided to follow us and block our sun. It ...
... you can find down the odd side-street and behind everyday shops. Naturally we went exploring to find a couple! The first we visited was Palmer & Co – which, admittedly, was pointed out to us on the walk! - down a side alley with no obvious signage, the only way you know that it’s open is when the street light outside is switched on. This bar was 1920s prohibition style (we’ve loaded a photo below) with classic cocktails to ...
... were assisted by Michelle Lombard and Heritage India.
I had pre-conceived views of India: these mainly formed from my teaching days. How wrong I was !! Throughout the trip I was (silently) concerned about aspects going wrong; as I felt that it was incumbent on me to make things work. Although, I was comforted by the results of Gay's input and liaising with Michelle: eye to detail was obvious from both ladies. Upon reflection, we were well prepared. We had plotted ...
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