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more than just salt!

The rest of the 3 day tour was filled with completely different scenery and landscapes to the Salt Flats. We saw dormant and active volcanoes, lakes populated with flamingoes (known as Jimmy’s), natural rock formations, geysers and boiling mud pools, natural hot springs, wild llamas, and different coloured lagoons (both red and green!). 330 more words

Visiting the Karawatha Forest

This morning we visited the Karawatha Forest on the southern outskirts of Brisbane. It has many walks and covers an area of about 900 hectares. We visited the Illaweena Road picnic section, which has some wonderful lagoons, melaleucas (tea trees),sedges and various pond weeds and lilies. 268 more words


Narrabeen Lagoon Walking Trail - via Live Periscope Broadcast

Having fun with periscope and connecting live with other periscope users worldwide.   Shame it was raining slightly but still beautiful down there.  Turn on your sound if you wish to hear me.    9 more words


Uyuni and Southern Bolivia

Apparently high altitude is not my friend. In fact, high altitude shares its sweets with all the other kids in the playground whilst I sit on the sidelines, dizzy, breathless and alone. 911 more words

South America

Whitefish Ecology in Coastal Lagoons

Coastal Arctic lagoons represent important habitat for a diversity of fish species and sustain a vital subsistence fishery for Alaskan villages. Despite the ecological and cultural importance of coastal lagoons, very little research has been conducted on lagoon fish communities in the western Arctic. 172 more words


Our Desert Adventure: Lagunas Miscanti & Miñiques (3/4)

This week is ‘half term’ week here in Chile, therefore the girls and I headed north to ‘San Pedro de Atacama’ to explore some beautiful sights. 390 more words

Lençóis Maranhenses. Maranhão, Brasil (see related photos in my Brasil Album) by LKungJr

Parque Nacional dos Lençóis Maranhenses is located in Maranhao State; a roughly 600 sq mile area. Although it looks like a desert, it isn’t as there over 40 inches of rain per year here. 93 more words