Tag Archives: Wagga Wagga


Riverina, NSW Australia

The Milky Way sets over the horizon on this spectacular clear night. I couldn’t believe my luck when I saw this beautiful spooky tree just standing there with the outline of the Milky Way balancing […]

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Outback Walkabout

It’s all about finding your space…

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A Pot of Gold

Is there a pot of gold at the end of this colourful Milky Way bow? Not quite, although some might argue there is. The bright white orange lights come from the town of Wagga Wagga […]

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Tragic Loss, A Loving Restoration

In July 1959 a tragic event took place in the Riverina NSW Australia on the Olympic Way between Henty and Yerong Creek, an event that has haunted my father-in-law ‘Desmond Gibbs or Des’ ever since. In an instant he lost his father […]

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Who was Dan Morgan aka Mad ‘Dan’ Morgan?

Said to be one of the most unpleasant bushrangers (bandit) of Australia’s past. Morgan terrorised settlers and travellers around Wagga Wagga and the Riverina district of New South Wales during 1862 – 65.     […]

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Walla Walla, Wagga Wagga, Whoop Whoop

Walla Walla is Australian Indigenous Aboriginal for ‘place of many rocks’, just like Wagga Wagga is Australian Indigenous Aboriginal for ‘place of many crows’. Walla means rock, you say it twice and you have many rocks. […]

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A few months ago I posted a photo of a spooky abandoned house that I knew little to nothing about, it turns out that I had driven into the ghost town of Cookardinia and the house I photographed […]

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Across The Milky Way

I could not resist pulling over the side of the road when I saw the silhouette of this beautiful tree with the Milky Way perched above its branches. At the time I thought perhaps I […]

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An Abandoned Cottage

Driving along an old country lane I came across this cottage sitting by the side of the road. Usually most farm houses are a few 100metres from the road with a straight or windy driveway, […]

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The Milky Way and the ‘Emu In The Sky’

I took this panorama during my last trip to Wagga Wagga in the Riverina. A total of 27 frames 30 seconds each using a 16mm lens. The Galactic Centre was almost at zenith (the highest […]

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