Archive for May, 2007

Seen On A Stem

Thursday, May 31st, 2007

Seen On A Stem Originally uploaded by travellingcharl. This photo was accepted into "The Secret Life Of Plants" pool on Flickr. I still think that fungus looks like testicles...

Samurai Warrior Statue

Wednesday, May 30th, 2007

Samurai Warrior Statue Originally uploaded by travellingcharl. See in a park, near the Imperial Palace, in Tokyo.

Idealised Youth (Kouros)

Monday, May 28th, 2007

Idealised Youth (Kouros) Originally uploaded by travellingcharl. I photographed this 5th century BC Greek statue in the British Museum, London. The accompanying label reads: The kouros was popular in the 6th century BC as a type of sculpture representing the ideal of the male ...

Dice With Death

Sunday, May 27th, 2007

Dice With Death Originally uploaded by travellingcharl. c.j.b. shows you don't need professional abseiling equipment to go down a cliff. You just need a basic lack of caution! He's doing the Washing Machine geocache at Turimetta Head, Warriewood, though he failed to ...

Worst Thing Ever!

Thursday, May 24th, 2007

Worst Thing Ever! Originally uploaded by travellingcharl. I've just started uploading my Japan photos to Flickr. This was what greeted my eyes at the nearest convenience store to the geocache Narita TB Station #3. I stayed only long enough to take a ...

Anime Ratty

Thursday, May 24th, 2007

Anime Ratty Photo by Charl, 'improvements' by Chris. Chris saw the image of my sister's cat, Ratty, up on Flickr and did an anime 'improvement'. The scary part? That expression really DOES reflect Ratty's personality.

Face of Lily

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2007

Face of Lily Originally uploaded by travellingcharl. Lily is a moss statue, a statue of earth covered in growing moss, at Waterfall Cottage, in Bayview. She was a fairly recent addition to Waterfall Cottage when I took this photo in April last ...

Sabre Nose Cone

Monday, May 14th, 2007

Sabre Nose Cone Originally uploaded by travellingcharl. Here's the front of a Sabre, Australia's first sophisticated jet fighter. The photograph was taken at Fighter World, Williamtown, which I visited yesterday with Brian and Chris. I thought the jet intake looked a bit like ...

Kamikaze Koala

Monday, May 14th, 2007

5/13/2007 You found Hilltop (Traditional Cache) There was much complaining (not from me!) as we walked up the long flight of stairs leading to this cache. But the views from the top were well worth it. Mosquitoes swarmed like vampiring helicopters around GZ. They reduced c.j.b. and ...

Labradoodle Dandy

Thursday, May 10th, 2007

Labradoodle Dandy Originally uploaded by travellingcharl. Here's my dog showing off (as usual) by dressing himself in a curtain. He's sitting in his usual legs all over the place posture and waiting to be let outside so he can meet and greet ...

Duke Paoa Kahanamoku

Thursday, May 10th, 2007

Duke Paoa Kahanamoku Originally uploaded by travellingcharl. This Hawaiian introduced Australia to surfing in 1914. The statue can be found at Harbord Point, at the northern end of Freshwater Beach. There is a geocache, Dudes' Yonder, very close by... I actually took this ...

Sulphur-crested Cockatoo

Sunday, May 6th, 2007

Sulphur-crested Cockatoo Originally uploaded by travellingcharl. I'm too exhausted to blog properly, but this is one of the photos I took of Sulphur-crested Cockatoos at Audley in the Royal National Park today. They were very tame and as cheeky as feathered monkeys.

Fence Around The Sea Pool

Saturday, May 5th, 2007

Fence Around The Sea Pool Originally uploaded by travellingcharl. Brian invited me to show this photo in the Sydney, Australia photo pool on Flickr. I've only just now had a look at that group and it's gorgeous. There are over 900 members, ...

Wave Watching

Tuesday, May 1st, 2007

Wave Watching Originally uploaded by travellingcharl. I took a lunchtime walk along Newport Beach today. There was no beach patrol (as that's finished until next spring) and though it was fairly warm, it wasn't quite warm enough to swim. Like this girl, ...