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Airlie Beach and the Whitsundays

Airlie Beach is a small beach town neighbouring the glorious Whitsunday Islands in Queensland Australia. A bulk of the bars, restaurants and hotels are along the esplanade and the next parallel road to the Esplanade, stretching a couple of kilometres. 797 more words


Facultative Lagoons

Like most natural environments, conditions inside facultative lagoons are always changing. Lagoons experience cycles due to variations in the weather, composition of the wastewater and other factors. 558 more words


Bolivia #1: Where we took photos with salt. Lots of salt.

Altitude sickness. Temperatures in the negative double digits. Food poisoning. Squalid living conditions. Drunk drivers.

The warnings about the 3-day “tour” from San Pedro de Atacama, Chile, to Uyuni, Bolivia, via the infamous Salar de Uyuni salt flats were numerous. 889 more words

South America

Ruppia the key to healthy lagoons

By Sarah Thorne, Awarua Wetlands Project Manager

It sounds like a bad joke. What is green, stringy and lurks at the bottom of Waituna Lagoon… 384 more words

Native Plants

In Bolivia!... but not in La Paz

After departing Buenos Aires, the Raebinator and I headed north towards Bolivia, with an overnight stay in Salta, Argentina to break up a potential 40 hour bus ride (here we ate the best empanadas de carne and the best empanadas de queso of the trip!). 1,170 more words

The World Cup

Salting our Game

With another wake up call before dawn, we awoke to our third day in a row with no more than four hours sleep. Louis felt like he was back in residency and I, once again, felt like I should never consider medical school. 4,034 more words