A visit to Lakeside Pakenham is never complete without visiting the local(s), the Swan’s, Ducks and other birds!
I am passionate about many things, and Microbiology is most definitely one of them. There is something fascinating about the world that exists right in front of us, but we are not quite able to see. Me being a passionate Nerd / Geek (not a bad thing) I actually have a microscope at home, and…
Rhenium is one of the rarest elements in the earths crust, and has one of the highest boiling points at an estimated 5873K. Ever wonder what it looks like under the microscope?
Ever wondered what a peppercorn looks like under the microscope, almost like an alien landscape if you ask me!
The Gorilla from the Werribee Zoo
Glutamaic Acid is a common amino acid which serves key functions including in metabolism and as a neurotransmitter . Have a peek at it under the microscope!
The Blue Pools track is another must visit if you are on the South Island and near the Mount Aspiring National Park. The Blue River itself is a small river which flows within the Mount Aspiring National Park. The head of the river is south-east of the main range near the Mountain Eyetooth, and later on, the north and south branch join to form the main Blue River. Prior to the Blue River flowing into the Makrora river, it passes through a narrow gorge which is known as the ‘Blue Pools’.
I had the joy of attending Healesville Sanctuary with my family in late February to have a look around (and of course take some photos). The sanctuary is unlike Melbourne and Werribee Zoo in that it has far more Australian animals than the other Zoo’s, it really is an Australian based Zoo covering all realms…
Driving along the south Gippsland Highway, in Victoria, Australia; I came across the Koo Wee Rup Observation Tower, The views were fairly impressive and I have hopefully captured some of these in a 360° panoramic image / tour.
The Flower Chamber is an incredible structure within Singapore’s Gardens By The Bay showcasing flowers from all around the world.
My bird identification skills sometimes leave a bit to be desired, and the process typically involves me taking photos of birds adn afterwards trying to work out what the actual bird was. This is one of those cases where during a visit to the lake at Lakeside Pakenham we saw (and fed) these birds….
The kidneys process some 200L of fluid a day, removing organic waste from the body and maintaining a pH balance but what do they look like under the microscope.