Maroubra Beach

Growing up in Sydney's eastern suburbs meant sun, sand, surf and a wonderful life outdoors. Ok, I wasn't much of a surfer, too uncoordinated! But that didn't stop me from hanging out here - Maroubra Beach. The South Maroubra rock pools were always full of interesting crustaceans, anemones, sea squirts (aka cunjevoi) and the odd... Continue Reading →

Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

According to Wikipedia, in 1992 His Royal Highness Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said held a competition to design and build a Grand Mosque. Construction took six years to complete and the result is a stunning reflection of Islamic architecture. The mosque occupies an area of approximately 416,000 square metres and can accommodate up to 20,000... Continue Reading →

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