A Visit to Emperor Wu Zetian’s Palace

Wu Zetian, the first and only female emperor in China. Born into a wealthy family, she was privileged to have read aplenty and received quality education. Wu was taken to be Emperor Taizong’s concubine at the age of 19 but was never a favourite. Now this is the ridiculous part – after Taizong’s death she remarried, …

Outback Aussie #6 – Jumping Crocodiles!

Did you know – Saltwater crocodiles are mostly found in freshwater!!  As the name implies, these big-mouth creatures are capable of living in saltwater, but they are mostly residing in freshwater. When in Darwin, we followed the knowledgeable and skillful crew of the Jumping Crocodile Cruise to feed the hungry kings of the Adelaide River. …