Friday, March 30, 2007
Wednesday, March 28, 2007
Australia's use of coal for power generation makes us one of the biggest producers of carbon dioxide per head of population, which contributes to global warming. The impact of brown coal power generation on health of people, especially children, is of concern - more here : http://www.podcastdirectory.com/podshows/262370
The open cut mine extends in a circle of 5 miles diameter or more across the whole valley like a moon-scape Yallourn open-cut coal mine - locals still believe it is not polluting! Sale Highway Sculpture `Red Sails in the Sunset’by International sculptor Viktor Cebergs. 2005 Bairnsdale roadside market - lots of plants and local produce - I bought a great T shirt for James - get a laugh if he wears it OS
Our Australian native animal the Echidna which is very shy and hard to photograph usually! We were lucky he was on the grassy verge of a slow speed section of the highway, but only went a few meters off the road into the bushes.
Path over sand dunes to the Ninety Mile Beach shark spotting tower for life savers Lakes Entrance town from ocean side Shops and cafes and motels line the very long main street in Lakes Entrance - from the ocean sand bar. More of Lakes Entrance from Ninety Mile beach sand bar. Waiting for winery cruise of lakes but engine dead- offerd bus trip but we declined as we had a car.