Wednesday, August 12, 2009

William Ricketts Sanctuary


If you find yourself near Melbourne, Australia, and you are looking for an interesting place to visit I recommend William Ricketts Sanctuary.

On the drive to Mount Dandenong you will drive past Flippin Pancakes. But resist driving directly to Ricketts, and do stop here you'll be glad that you did. Flippin Pancakes is fabulous with an amazing menu and wonderful staff. I decided on pad thai and the spices danced on my tongue in celebration.
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4 comments:

DUTA said...

It looks very impressive. Thanks for sharing.

Angelina said...

Hi DUTA,

Thank you for your interest in this post.

Indeed, William was an interesting man and dedicated his life to creating a place where he could express his interest in Aboriginal culture,and write his poetry.

Pink Heels said...

Wow! That is an amazing photograh. Are there similar aspects throughout the sanctuary? It is incredible.

Angelina said...

It is indeed an amazing place, and throughout there are copious amounts of sculptures, some hidden under the foliage.

It is quite obvious that William dedicated his life to creating this unique sanctuary, because the details in the pieces leave no doubt that this was a labour of love.

Thank you for your comment.

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