François Knopf is an artist living in Switzerland with a special love of animals painted in surreal situations. In 1962 he left Europe for an adventure in Australia, departing on the Italian liner Neptunia, living in Brisbane and Melbourne, returning to Europe on the Tahitien, departing from Sydney on 6 July 1965. François's fascinating artwork can be seen on his website. More details and images from his journey can be found on his website's biography page.
A couple more of François's pictures, from Nuku Hiva, will be included on the itinerary page.
Photographs from passengers and crew are most welcome. Copyright will be respected and full credit given to the creator and/or owner of any image used on the website. No material will be used without the original owner or publisher's permission.