Tag: Newcastle

Koala & Cub @ Blackbutt Reserve

by on Dec.11, 2011, under Animals, Photography

Cool video of a Koala and her Cub shot at Blackbutt Reserve in Newcastle in September 2011.

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The best walk in Newcastle

by on Aug.21, 2009, under Walking

I have been getting out for quite a bit of walking in recent times and I have found what I believe is the best walk in all of Newcastle.

The walk from Nobbys Surf Club along Nobbys Beach, the Southern Breeakwater and back to  Nobby’s Surf Club.  A easy stroll at just over 3 km on flat ground with a good path the whole way.  It is only made slightly tougher if you choose to go out and/or back on the beach.

Follow this link for the route map on runkeeper: http://runkeeper.com/user/austpaul/activity/1584862

It has also been the source of some of my best photo’s including this small selection:

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Rainbow over Newcastle Habour

by on Mar.03, 2009, under Photography

I have been lucky enough to spend the last five years working in and around Newcastle Harbour.

The scene captured in this photo is the beauty that greeted me one stormy afternoon as I left work on Dyke Point (a point of land that juts right out into the centre of the harbour).

The view is looking along the Eastern edge of Dyke Point towards the city with Christ Church Cathedral silhouetted against the skyline.

The map below shows shows the approximate location from which the photo was taken:

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Rugby Union in Newcastle, Waratahs verses Fiji

by on Feb.07, 2009, under Photography

New South Wales Waratahs played Fiji in a trial game in Newcastle last Friday night (30/1/09).  Not the highest standard game with many passes going to ground (not surprising I suppose for a trial) but still great to have professional standard rugby union in Newcastle.  The final score was Waratahs 60 to Fiji 0 (Zero).

Here are some photos I took during the game, for the full gallery visit Waratahs vs Fiji gallery.

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Photo of the Month – August 2008

by on Aug.29, 2008, under Photography

Ship entering Newcastle Habour (2008-06-26).jpgCoal ship coming into Newcastle Harbour past Nobby’s Head in early morning light.  The photo was taken from the road Fort Scratchley.

For more photo’s from Newcastle visit Ruth and my Newcastle Photo Gallery.

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