• Helensburgh Tunnels
    Exploring
    Helensburgh Tunnels
    Monday, 24 August 2015
  • Georges Head Battery
    Exploring
    Georges Head Battery
    Saturday, 01 August 2015
  • The Gosford Glyphs
    Exploring
    The Gosford Glyphs
    Monday, 20 July 2015
  • I found a little bunker down by the sea
    Exploring
    I found a little bunker down by the sea
    Thursday, 11 June 2015
  • Henry Head Battery
    Exploring
    Henry Head Battery
    Thursday, 11 June 2015
  • Exploring Sydney’s old explosives storage
    Exploring
    Exploring Sydney’s old explosives storage
    Wednesday, 10 June 2015
  • Malabar Bunkers
    Exploring
    Malabar Bunkers
    Tuesday, 09 June 2015
  • Return to Callan Park to visit the secret tunnels
    Exploring
    Return to Callan Park to visit the secret tunnels
    Monday, 08 June 2015
  • More bunkers of Middle Head
    Exploring
    More bunkers of Middle Head
    Monday, 08 June 2015
  • Middle Head Bunkers – Ten years on
    Exploring
    Middle Head Bunkers – Ten years on
    Thursday, 04 June 2015
  • The Botany Bay Engine House
    Exploring
    The Botany Bay Engine House
    Sunday, 26 July 2015
  • Visit to the old Gladesville / Tarban Creek Mental Asylum
    Exploring
    Visit to the old Gladesville / Tarban Creek Mental Asylum
    Thursday, 11 June 2015
  • How not to get to the HMAS Parramatta
    Exploring
    How not to get to the HMAS Parramatta
    Thursday, 11 June 2015
  • What happened to Sydney’s old tram tunnels?
    Exploring
    What happened to Sydney’s old tram tunnels?
    Wednesday, 10 June 2015
  • West Head Bunkers
    Exploring
    West Head Bunkers
    Tuesday, 09 June 2015
  • The wreck of the SS Minmi
    Exploring
    The wreck of the SS Minmi
    Monday, 08 June 2015
  • Fort Banks, Botany Bay
    Exploring
    Fort Banks, Botany Bay
    Monday, 08 June 2015
  • Callan Park Hospital for the Insane
    Exploring
    Callan Park Hospital for the Insane
    Tuesday, 02 June 2015
  • The North Head Fort
    Exploring
    The North Head Fort
    Sunday, 02 August 2015
  • Shelly Head Command Post Bunkers
    Exploring
    Shelly Head Command Post Bunkers
    Thursday, 11 June 2015
  • Hill 60 Bunkers, Port Kembla
    Exploring
    Hill 60 Bunkers, Port Kembla
    Thursday, 04 June 2015
  • The abandoned Hotel in the middle of the Australian bush
    Exploring
    The abandoned Hotel in the middle of the Australian bush
    Thursday, 04 June 2015
Helensburgh Tunnels
Helensburgh Tunnels
Exploring
Monday, 24 August 2015
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Helensburgh Tunnels

These tunnels are located in Helensburgh, NSW. There are six tunnels all up, but on this trip we only saw the three. The two near the Helensburgh Station and the one in Otford which is the longest of the set. The railway line south of...

The tunnels of North Head Fort
The tunnels of North Head Fort
Exploring
Sunday, 02 August 2015
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The tunnels of North Head Fort

If you haven’t already checked out part one of this. I strongly suggest you do! Don’t worry, I will wait while you go and check it out. These photos were taken during the official tour. It started off by showing us a lot of things...

The North Head Fort
The North Head Fort
Exploring
Sunday, 02 August 2015
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The North Head Fort

I had a nice walk around the North Head Fort. It is an old facility that made up part of Sydney Harbor’s defenses and the coastal defenses network of Australia. From 1934, defence facilities were installed on the headland but were wound down in 1945....

Georges Head Battery
Georges Head Battery
Exploring
Saturday, 01 August 2015
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Georges Head Battery

I headed down to my favorite area in Sydney to check out the old Georges Head Battery. I was surprised by how good it was. Entry into the bunkers was easy. The site itself was clean and graffiti free and I even got a bit...

The Botany Bay Engine House
The Botany Bay Engine House
Exploring
Sunday, 26 July 2015
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The Botany Bay Engine House

This structure is located just outside Sydney’s main airport. It was built in 1837 and was Sydney’s first engineered water supply built after the main bore well ran out. The area around the pump house is quiet pretty at certain times of the year. When...

Woogaroo Lunatic Asylum
Woogaroo Lunatic Asylum
Interesting Stuff
Thursday, 23 July 2015
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Woogaroo Lunatic Asylum

One of the greatest things about exploring old buildings is to see how nature takes hold after people leave. I follow a page on Facebook, Marianne Taylor – House Detective, Heritage Consultant & History Nerd and she recently posted some amazing pictures of...

The Gosford Glyphs
The Gosford Glyphs
Exploring
Monday, 20 July 2015
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The Gosford Glyphs

The Gosford glyphs are located in Kariong on the NSW central coast and are a well known hoax. The site is still very cool to visit though and a good walk through some nice bushland. The glyphs are located off a trail on Bambara Road or...

North Brother Island
North Brother Island
Interesting Stuff
Sunday, 12 July 2015
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North Brother Island

The northern of the islands was uninhabited until 1885, when Riverside Hospital moved there from Blackwell’s Island (now known as Roosevelt Island). Riverside Hospital was founded in the 1850s as the Smallpox Hospital to treat and isolate victims of that disease....

Lachlan Park Asylum for sale
Lachlan Park Asylum for sale
Interesting Stuff
Wednesday, 08 July 2015
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Lachlan Park Asylum for sale

An old Asylum located in Tasmania has gone on the market. Over 100 years old the building was used to house the criminally insane women of the time. According to the ad, it only has one bathroom. Talk about punishment. Georgian masterpiece with 46 rooms...

The SS America. The prettiest ship wreck
The SS America. The prettiest ship wreck
Interesting Stuff
Wednesday, 01 July 2015
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The SS America. The prettiest ship wreck

The SS America was built in 1939. She had an interesting life. Serving as a passenger ship, troop transport and famously being part of a Nazi spy-ring. The shots below show her as the troop carrier USS West Point. But she was built to be...

The real Planet Express?
The real Planet Express?
Interesting Stuff
Thursday, 25 June 2015
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The real Planet Express?

This image has done the rounds for a while now. Its fame comes from its uncanny resemblance to Futurama’s Planet Express building. But is it real? Well, yes it is. The building is located in Liège, Belgium and is owned by the University of Liège. The...

Amazing images of Dione. One of Saturn’s moons.
Amazing images of Dione. One of Saturn’s moons.
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Tuesday, 23 June 2015
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Amazing images of Dione. One of Saturn’s moons.

NASA’s Cassini imaging scientists processed this view of Saturn’s moon Dione, taken during a close flyby on June 16, 2015. This was Cassini’s fourth targeted flyby of...

Pirate treasure found
Pirate treasure found
Interesting Stuff
Sunday, 21 June 2015
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Pirate treasure found

John Chatterton and John Mattera were days away from launching a quest they’d been planning for more than two years, a search for the treasure ship San Bartolomé, sunk in the seventeenth century and worth a hundred million dollars or more. To find it, they’d...

The Antarctic Snow Cruiser
The Antarctic Snow Cruiser
Interesting Stuff
Sunday, 21 June 2015
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The Antarctic Snow Cruiser

The Antarctic Snow Cruiser was a vehicle built in the late 1930’s to explore the Antarctic. It was a huge machine, boasting living quarters transport for an aeroplane and much more. Unfortunately it was a massive failure once it got to the Antarctic. Barely being...

Earth and Moon
Earth and Moon
Interesting Stuff
Saturday, 20 June 2015
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Earth and Moon

  On December 16, 1992, 8 days after its encounter with Earth, the Galileo spacecraft looked back from a distance of about 6.2 million kilometers (3.9 million miles) to capture this remarkable view of the Moon in orbit about Earth. Before that, Voyager 1 looked...