Travel Photos in Flowy Dresses – I Hate Them!

Chasing Emma at the entrance of Buda Castle.

I sincerely apologise for the rant ahead.

I remember when I stumbled across my first travel blog almost 6-7 years ago. I can’t remember what I was Googling (I think it was something about hiking to Machu Picchu) but I became enthralled with the stories the author was able to weave and her use of GoPro and iPhone ‘selfies’. I consumed every article on her blog, and when I was left hungry for more, found myself searching for other similar blogs to read. And I found them. I was particularly interested in female travel experiences and any and all adventures relating to items on my bucket list. In fact, it was through reading some of these blogs that my bucket list expanded. It was also because of my interactions with the original travel blog that I joined Instagram and Snapchat.

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Round Up: March, April, May

Wow, it’s really been a hot minute since I’ve done one of these. I haven’t really got an excuse except that I forgot. Seeing as the last couple of months haven’t been too exciting, this will be a quick one.

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Taking a Helicopter Over the Red Centre

Scenic flight over the Red Centre, Australia showing the constrast of reds and greens.

I could feel my nervousness start to build as I stood on the tarmac listening to the safety briefing delivered by Sarah, our pilot for the day. My tummy felt like it had half a million three-winged butterflies in it vying for flying space. That number increased to a million as I sat in the front seat, fiddling with my headphones and listening to Sarah perform her pre-flight checks. Then, we started to lift off, and it was from the point on that I couldn’t budge the smile from my face.

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Good luck, I’ll see you again

Today’s the day.

Today is one of my best friend’s last days in town. Tomorrow she leaves for greener pastures (or is it redder sands?) in Broome. And while I am excited for this next adventure in her life, I can’t help but feel a bit sad that she is leaving.

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Koalas, Waterfalls and Getting Lost

Where we’re at: I’m finally getting around to posting about an Adenaide adventure from September 2020.

We contemplated our options as we faced the fork in the road. It was not the first fork we’d come across, but by this time we were sure that we had somehow lost the trail.

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Doors from Around the World

I don’t know about you, but whenever I come across a cool looking door, I can’t help but take a photo. There is something a little bit magical and alluring about doors. Perhaps it is the possibility of a new adventure or a surprise waiting on the other side.

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My Super Seven Photos

I was recently scouring the internet reading various travel and lifestyle blogs when I stumbled across the Super 7 Tag. This was a tag back in 2011/2012 (you can see I went DEEP into the archives on some blogs), and basically all that is required is finding a photo that fits each category. I felt particularly inspired as I read these posts because I could clearly see the photos in my head that I would have chosen had I been blogging at the time of this tag. I decided that since time is not linear, why not do my own (late, late, LATE) response to this tag?

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Round Up: January and February 2021

Hey everybody! It’s been a minute since I last did one of these round up posts. In fact, I completely skipped January for no other reason than pure laziness. For that reason I’ve decided to combine January and February this time around and get myself back on track posting to this site.

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Wandering at Wiggles Waterhole

As mentioned in some of my previous posts, the Red Centre has recently received a lot of much needed rain, and as a result many of the surrounding waterholes that are usually dirt dry are full. One of the little known waterholes in Alice is called Wiggles Waterhole. Unlike many of the other waterholes, this one is only located about 20 minutes out of town.

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