Sacred Monolith and Endemic Life in Australia’s Outback

Kata Tjuta, Alice Springs, Australia

The outback of Australia accounts for 80 percent of this country-continent’s land. No wonder there are twice as many kangaroos as people! But those who inhabit this rusty, dusty land make the best of it. And the wildlife will blow you away. (FYI, #koalas are not bears.)

Bridge Over Troubled Water in Sydney

I’ve done a lot of crazy stuff in my life but walking up Sydney Harbour Bridge took me by surprise. Poisonous snakes, scorpions, sharks and box jellyfish have nothing on it and might make it easier to conquer fear.

Poisonous ‘Snike’ on the Loose in Australian Winery

“A red-bellied black snake is on the loose!” cried the owner of a famous Australian winery while running with a shovel through the tasting room where we were sipping Shiraz. This was not at all who we were expecting to meet on our beautiful excursion to Hunter Valley.

Denmark is about 50 times smaller than Greenland with only 2 percent of its land space (43,000 vs. 2 million km2). However, Greenland has 1 percent of Denmark’s population (58,000 vs. 5.9 million).