Monthly Archives: May 2017

Transportation : 1940 Studebaker Commander Sedan with gas producer

Transportation (Post#5) : 1940 Studebaker Commander Sedan with gas producer During war, lots of products and commodities are being scarce, one of this product is petrol. Lots of vehicles forced to off the road due to this reason. Other vehicles turned to alternative fuel sources such as gas producer units. One of the sedan below has gas producer at its

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Discovery : Mosquito – “Wooden Wonder Aircraft”

Discovery (Post#16) : Mosquito – “Wooden Wonder Aircraft” Whether its memorial or museum, there is always something to learn and to discover. In all my souvenir photos that I captured inside Australian War Memorial, one of the things that interesting to learn about ‘Mosquito’. Mosquito is one of the aircraft used during World War II which very unique at that

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Event : Australian War Memorial – Last Post Ceremony

Event (Post#1) : Australian War Memorial – Last Post Ceremony During my visit in Australian War Memorial, I had a chance to witness the Last Post Ceremony being held everyday in the memorial before closing the building for the day and as farewell to the visitors. When I witness the event, it was a reflective commemoration activity to honor and

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National Museum of Australia – With Modern Art and Architecture

Parliament House building tour was completed, what’s next? We were back again in the road and driving around Canberra, and in few minutes we were at the next tour destination which is a museum. One thing that I noticed while touring in Canberra is the idea of making the building in the city to be the national institution. The name

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Colors : Saw Doctor’s Wagon – A Home and A Workshop All In One

Colors (Post#7) : Saw Doctor’s Wagon – A Home and A Workshop All In One Wondering what’s in the photo? It is a mobile home and a workshop. This collection is being displayed at National Museum of Australia. People has instinct to survive no matter what is the condition he has in life. This wagon is both a home and

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Discovery : Ernie Old’s Malvern Star Bicycle

Discovery (Post#15) : Ernie Old’s Malvern Star Bicycle Anybody can discover and learn something inside the museum. One of the collection display that I saw is Ernie Old’s Malvern Star Bicycle. What’s the story about this bicycle? This bike has been given to Ernie by Malvern Star company and Ernie used this for long distance cycling across different capitals in

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Top 12 Areas Visited In Sydney

I traveled to Sydney for 4 times while living in Australia. But the commonality of these 4 trips in the city, all were short trips, mostly from less than 24 hours up to more than 48 hours. Most of my traveled in the city the intention was to just passed it except during my last flight which was really meant for Sydney. I

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Australian Parliament House – An Iconic Symbol of Australian Politics

When we reached Canberra, our tour guide drove us first to see the National Embassies located not far and also surrounds Parliament House. We drove between Perth, Adelaide and Melbourne Avenue to see different and fascinating buildings that unique on their own as cultural identity of the country they belong to. Then, we drove up to Capital Hill where the current Parliament

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Reflections, Inspirations and Perceptions : A Formal Apology to Forgotten Australians and Lost Innocents

Reflections, Inspirations and Perceptions (Post#2) : A Formal Apology to Forgotten Australians and Lost Innocents If you live in Australia for sometimes and able to travel around the country, most likely you heard about the ‘Forgotten Australians and Lost Innocents’. At first when I heard about it, I was curious. I wanted to understand what those words really means. And

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Something To Look At : Parliament

Something To Look At (Post#5) : Parliament Most of the time, during a tour inside a building or museum, if quote or a saying caught my eyes, I made sure that I able to capture it. Going back to the photo, I pondered the idea and it’s amazing the truthfulness behind its words. The two photos below were some of the

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Interior : Canberra’s Parliament House – Marble Foyer

Interior (Post#10) : Canberra’s Parliament House – Marble Foyer The Parliament House Marble Foyer is one of the lobby that I saw how grand it is in a different way.  The ceiling lights, pendant lights, hanging clocks in the middle are all in white colors. The walls with balustrades, the columns partially covered with marbles, the flooring designs with different shapes

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