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Travelling to the Pilbara in Western Australia

I was 22 years old, and I was lucky to make it to 23. But I didn't know that yet. While other girls my age flocked to tropical getaways or the beach for holidays, I was going to the remote North-west of Australia. The fact that I'd promised to visit a good friend in a… Continue reading Travelling to the Pilbara in Western Australia

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Living History at Røros

Røros World Heritage Site - The Church Røros Church in Norway – its reputation preceded it and my only chance to visit was offered to me when I was in Trondheim, Norway. Of course, I leapt at the chance. Walking through a living World Heritage Site, is not something one gets to do every day.… Continue reading Living History at Røros

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Punting in New Zealand

A Time Warp to the Victorian Era - in Christchurch The best way to see Hagley Park, the Botanic Gardens and the Avon river in Christchurch, New Zealand, is not on foot but by boat. This is seriously one of the most serene and relaxing things I've done. Punting at the Antigua sheds at Christchurch… Continue reading Punting in New Zealand

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Walking with Edmund at 760 metres

Once a humble beekeeper, Sir Edmund Hillary came to know this mountain very well. For it was here that he would hone his mountaineering skills to become the first man, along with Tensing Norgay Sherpa, ever to reach the summit of the tallest peak in the world - Mt Everest. Hillary was certainly an imposing… Continue reading Walking with Edmund at 760 metres