Heat Wave Hunt 2

Heat Wave Hunt 2

This morning Mike called some folks who live close to where we were hunting.  It turns out our estimate of a temperature in the high 30s was way off.  Over the three days we were camped the temperatures in the area were 47, 43 and 41C.  That’s 117oF, 109 oF and 106...
Welcome Home

Welcome Home

We arrived home early this morning after an overnight flight.  This afternoon, after shopping for some essential groceries, we ate a light lunch on the front porch.  Both us were feeling fuzzy, not having slept much on the night flight. After lunch Kathy elected to...

The Festive Season

The last couple of weeks have been devoted to the festive season, enjoying good times with family and friends. I trust and hope that everyone who reads aussiehunter also enjoyed the holiday period. Our travels took us via Sydney where we made use of a few hours...
Country Roads

Country Roads

I particularly like driving on country roads.  On long road trips to the south we invariably take the inland route and avoid the coastal Route 1 highway.  For a trip of over 2,000 kilometres, each way, that adds about 100 kilometres to the trip.  However, there is a...
Musée de la Chasse

Musée de la Chasse

As I have been working through the structure of aussiehunter I came across this article on the Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature, which was published in the SSAA as The Art of Hunting. There is a wealth of artwork inspired by hunting.  Nowhere is this more evident...

Spring in Europe

We are wrapping up the last part of a 7,000 kilometre road trip through the rural back blocks, narrow country lanes and little villages of Spain, Portugal, France and Europe.  It has been a great trip with Aussie friends Mike and Liddy (who returned home a couple of...