Posts Tagged ‘Shaun Gilchrist’

Our Favourite Earth Day Videos

  • WHL Group
  • 21 April 2011

In honour of Earth Day, staff at WHL Group took a moment to think about our planet. Today, we can travel the world in a way that we never could before — virtually, online. Although there is no replacement for seeing the wonders of nature live and in person, digital media such as online video delivers powerful and inspiring messages. Here are our top picks of videos of ‘earth moments’ that move us.


Queensland, Australia, Faces Devastating Floods

  • Shaun Gilchrist
  • 15 January 2011

In 1974, the flooding Brisbane River of Queensland, Australia, peaked at 5.4 metres. It has been etched in local memory as the worst inundation the city and surrounding areas faced in the 20th century. Although the Brisbane River peaked just below the 1974 level on 13 January 2011, the damage has been far more targic and it is now the new point of reference for flood devastation.


Photo of the Week: River by Bike, Brisbane, Australia

  • Urban Adventures
  • 1 August 2010

This photo is taken on a floating cycle path on the Brisbane River in this capital city of the Australian state of Queensland. It is near the Story Bridge (on the way to Newfarm), which sometimes wriggles and contorts with the small waves moving under the pathway.


The Secrets and Surprises of Brisbane, Australia

  • Shaun Gilchrist
  • 3 June 2010

You will hear people put down Brisbane, Australia. Some say it doesn’t have the harbours of Sydney and that it can’t compare to the European glamour of Melbourne. Others think of it as just a launching pad for travel to the Gold Coast or the Great Barrier Reef. Don’t buy it, people!

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