From Adelaide to Çuracao – 1967
In 1967, I was living in Para Hills, a small town some 20 miles from Adelaide, South Australia.
I was about to return to England with my family, and I decided to take a few photographs before we left. As a result, I purchased my first camera, a simple ‘point and shoot’ device.
Photography was expensive in those days, at least for my pocket, and I took just a few colour transparencies using Agfa reversal film. From Adelaide we travelled to Melbourne where we boarded the RHMS Ellinis, a Greek ship of the Chandris Line, which subsequently crossed the Pacific, stopping in New Zealand, Tahiti, Panama Canal and Çuracao.
The results were predictably poor, but a few of the images may have a certain historical interest for some visitors.
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