It's hard to imagine a quainter, more Australian event than this. There are people paddling canoes with sand shovels, pirates brandishing water pistols, and flour bombs being launched in the outback. The Henley on Todd Regatta is, quite possibly, the world's craziest sporting event. On the third Saturday in August, Alice Springs holds a sailing and rowing regatta on a dry … [Read more...] about Henley on Todd: Alice Springs’ annual boat race in a desert.
This is part one of a seven part series covering Mount Everest Habor of Rio de Janeiro Great Barrier Reef Victoria Falls Paricutin Volcano Grand Canyon Aurora Borealis Mount Everest Mount Everest in the Himalaya mountain range is located between Nepal and Tibet. It is the tallest mountain in the world at 29,029 ft (8,848 m) above sea … [Read more...] about Mount Everest
Today we will talk about a great presence of the 19th century, whose memory we find through the FRC of Kania Station. The Abbie Burgess From Station Kania Abbie Burgess Grant (1839–1892) was an American lighthouse keeper known for her bravery in tending the Matinicus Rock Light in Maine during a raging winter storm in 1856. She did so for nearly a month while her father, … [Read more...] about FRC The Virtual Heroes
What a night to remember. We enjoyed the end of Relay For Life with a 007 Masquerade Ball. It was to say thank you to all of the people who helped out and donated time and effort and money during the Relay For Life. The room was decorated with pictures from many of the James Bond movie pictures. We had a lovely room to work with thanks to Mike Chase in upper Bellisaria. … [Read more...] about 007 Masquerade Ball