Imaginary Travel in Lockdown 2020 Pt. 2

We travelled to the arctic circle, Cairns, Qld, NZ, Melbourne, Stonehenge, and Norway on the first part of our imaginary travel journey. Then, we left Norway and sailed across to Greenland, continuing our imaginary journey. Finally, with a white wolf as our guide and a nosey penguin demanding to know why we were breaking quarantine, we observed the passage of Jupiter and Saturn across a dawn sky.

Imaginary Travel in Lockdown
Greenland with Photoshop and Luminar 4

Before leaving Greenland, we checked in on the polar bears we repatriated. Two of them were off hunting, but we spent a pleasant half-hour with Brutus. Unfortunately, he had stayed behind due to an injured toe (he’d stubbed it on the nosy penguin).

in the arctic circle - Imaginary Travel in Lockdown 2020 Pt. 2

We said goodbye to Brutus, ducked out on the nosy penguin, and sailed to Paris. We planned to shoot a sunset from the top of the Eiffel tower during the annual migration of the Dodo bird. Being an imaginary travel journey, our planning and timing worked perfectly with no real-life nasty border problems, and we arrived just in time to catch them fly past.

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Sunset from the top of Eiffel tower during dodo migration – Luminar 4

From Paris, we took the train to Munich, just in time to catch the second wave of Dodo’s as they flew past. Our view from the top of the town hall clock tower was superb.

munich at sunset from top of town hall clock tower Imaginary Travel in Lockdown 2020 Pt. 2
Munich sunset during dodo migration with Luminar 4

After a few beers in a German beer hall, we climbed the narrow staircase to the attic and went through the wardrobe to Wilsons Prom, where Aslan was waiting for us.

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Wilson Prom with Aslan and Photoshop

We strolled along the beach with Aslan and listened to how things were going in Melbourne (badly), but he felt the tide was turning, and it was time to go. With that, we hopped in our boat and made our way to Kangaroo Island. Our guide this time was Gandalf. He had just arrived via eagle express and, knowing the SA police would be on our tail for sneaking in a back way. He was anxious to be on our way.

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Remarkable Rocks KI, with Photoshop and Luminar 4
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Seal Bay KI with Luminar 4

We travelled around Kangaroo Island for a few days – trying to look like locals and keeping to the backroads. Our last stop on KI was Seal Bay – a fabulous spot and final landfall before Antarctica – which we weren’t going to. We had enough of the cold in the arctic circle. So we were heading home now. One night at a curiously named hotel and then back to Melbourne.

We did wonder, though – if Hotel Hell would live up to its name or it was just a tourist trap.

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Checking into Hotel Hell – wonder what the beds are like? (edited in Photoshop)

That’s the end of our journey… I hope you enjoyed travelling with us.

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