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The reason for travelling to Christmas Island at Christmas is to see the red crab migration, it hadn’t occurred to me to study this in any great detail before leaving and so I wasn’t really sure what to expect.
The first thing that became apparent to me when we arrived was there is a trilogy of crab migrations, apparently the blokes all go down to the ocean early to get ahead of the woman folk, They do the normal things and build a home for the new bride, and hang around waiting for the ladies to turn up.Continue reading →
We took our new camper out west to camp and found we could easily catch Red Claw lobsters to supplement our found, what a wonderful secret of the bush.Continue reading →
The mock up of old Taiwan aboriginal villages are extremely detailed and fantastic, they villages take you through about nine different village types for the various aboriginal villages with life displays, replicate buildings of each different style and some live displays. The similarities to the Maori culture in New Zealand were obvious, this brought home what a vast catchment the Austronesian migrations covered.Continue reading →
There are a lot of Buddhist monasteries around the lake and I am afraid we are a bit templed out. We tend not to visit them. Across the lake from our hotel was a landing and a small temple … Continue reading →