William Ricketts Sanctuary

I felt that the William Ricketts Sanctuary deserved its own post.  Situated in Mt. Dandenong area of Victoria, in the greater vicinity of Melbourne, the sanctuary contains approximately 90 sculptures, mainly from the trees and rocks, by artist William Ricketts.  The sculptures feature aboriginals and aboriginal philosophy.  The artist spent time living among aboriginals and […]



Harar was the final city I visited on my trip to Ethiopia.  The majority of Ethiopia is orthodox Christian, however, the walled city of Harar is predominantly Muslim and is considered the 4th holiest city in Islam. There are 82 mosques dotted around the city, and even a sign here and there listing them, so […]