Food For Thought – The Alchemist

The Alchemist (by Brazilian author Paulo Coelho) is very simple read, yet powerfully compelling and philosophical. Highly recommended to all. The central theme of the book could be best represented by the well-loved line found in the book itself:  “When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.”  But my …

Outback Aussie #5 – Things you didn’t know about Uluru (你所不知道的乌鲁鲁)

“It’s been here for millions of years, yet this landscape changes every day. Nothing prepares you for the first time you see Uluru. I see new things all the time.”   – Shane Wright, Chief Ranger Malpa “它矗立于此已几亿年,然而每天的景象却总是崭新的。你无需为你们的第一次相遇而准备什么,因为无论何时,你所见的都是独一无二的。”    - Shane Wright, Chief Ranger Malpa There could be no better way to describe the ever-changing …

Outback Aussie #4 – Yellow Water Billabong 黄水谭水潭

At 430 am, I battled with the alarm clock for a sunrise cruise on the Yellow Water Billabong – it was all worth it. 清晨4点半与闹钟厮杀一番,最终不得不投降,硬着头皮爬出被窝。但在看到大自然在黄水谭水潭(旅游局的官方翻译,别问我为什么)施展醉人魔法,我完完全全被美景征服了。 Kakadu is Australia’s largest national park, occupying a colossal 20,000 square kilometers of land area! It is one of the only few World Heritage areas dually listed for both its …