#2 Guest: Better the devil – Tasmania’s Wild West

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I’d like to welcome back Andrew as a guest blogger.  Have you ever wondered if anyone actually wins those competitions on Facebook, well this jammy git recently liked Jetstar, typed 25 magical words and voilà a trip to Tassie… Recently I visited the Wild West of Tasmania thanks to a competition win with everything arranged by Discover Tasmania. A four day self-drive tour with set itinerary and free time in … Continue reading

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

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

Life in the Himalayas

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I don’t think we appreciate how lucky we are living in a developed country.  We take every day things like clean running water; electricity 24 hours a day; supermarkets selling everything under the sun; for granted.  It is hard to believe in this day and age that many parts of the world don’t have these basic facilities.  I was very privileged this Christmas to experience, first hand, traditional life in the Himalayas. Can you imagine life … Continue reading