Tips for Surviving Fraser Island

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Tip 1: Best Visited with a 4WD Yeah Easter!!!! I make a last minute decision to escape Sydney for a few days and head to Fraser Island with some friends.  Good Friday was spent travelling (it’s a long, long, long way away), leaving us with a full day on Saturday to explore as much of the island as possible. We started at the bottom of the island, driving cross country … Continue reading

#6 Sydneysider – Splashing around on Middle Harbour

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Beep, beep, beep, at 7am I managed to drag my arse out of bed and after quickly getting ready, I leg it and make my bus just on time.  A typical work day? NO – IT’S SATURDAY!!!!! I decided to give up the comforts of my bed to spend a morning on beautiful Sydney harbour. My friend and I decided to do a kayaking tour to see the harbour and all its delights up close. We joined 15 other folks … Continue reading

My Tips on Booking Hotels

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For years my parents have been nagging me to take them to India, well this year, is the year their dream comes true – gulp!!!!! The way I travel and the way my parents travel are at very different ends of the spectrum. I usually jump on a plane with a rough itinerary, wander completely off the beaten track and stay in the 1st cheap, clean and cheerful hotel I … Continue reading

PhotoBlog: Beautiful People

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My time in Nepal is sadly now just a memory and I’m back to reality, dreaming of my next trip zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.  Not sure where and when that’s going to be.  For my last blog I decided to do a photo blog of all the beautiful people I met that made my trip so special. My Walking Companions – Folk I Met on the Road – The Family – Gele’s Nieces – All people smile … Continue reading

Most Dangerous Road in the World?

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I had an amazing time with Gele’s family, it was a very special experience that I will treasure forever. The journey back to Kathmandu involved a one day trek and then a day on the dreaded public transport. The walk was pretty uneventful after all my previous adventures. It was a just lovely day’s walk in the Himalayas. The most exciting thing that happened was coming across a troop of … Continue reading