Penny's Travels

Postcard from Penny – Who is She?

Postcard from Penny – Who is She?
Recently I was interviewed by the editor of Battleface-WORDS AND IMAGES FOR PEOPLE WHO GO TO DANGEROUS PLACES.https://www.battleface.com/blog/traveller-and-explorer-penny-frederiksen/ My name is Penny Frederiksen and I live on a cattle property in Australia. I am a farmer, school teacher, travel-writer and photographer. I am in my 50s with four independent children who live and work all over the world. I am…

Ferreting for Fungi in an Ancient Rainforest — Main Range National Park, QLD, Australia.

Ferreting for Fungi in an Ancient Rainforest — Main Range National Park, QLD, Australia.
How much do you know about fungi? Probably not much at all or your answer could be that they are usually found after rain, growing out of cow patties and taste great on pizza. WARNING: Don’t eat any fungi growing out of animal manure! Only a small percentage of fungi, worldwide, are non-poisonous and as the saying goes,”All mushrooms are…

The Hornbill Festival – Nagaland & North-East India. Dec 2017

Every year, The Travel Writers offers an opportunity for likeminded photographers to join us in traveling to interesting and "off the beaten track" destinations. This year we are heading to the Hornbill Festival and North-East India from Dec 02-10, 2017 with photographer Shankar Subramanian and Mirza Zulfiqur Rahman (North-East India Expert & Tour Lead) The Hornbill festival celebrates the gathering…