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    Returning home after 10 months of freedom

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    I have to admit – this blog post has been in my outlook calendar reminders for 15 weeks. But here I am, finally finding the motivation and headspace to write again – to let you know what on earth has happened since 2016 – the best year of our lives. For those who are new…

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    How did we put up with each other?!

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    5 reasons we survived 7 months camping together Many people have asked me whether James and I fought during the 7 months we camped around Australia. My answer? Of course we did! We fought passionately. We yelled, cried, cursed and screamed at each other. Who wouldn’t? Camping for 7 months can be bloody hard work!…

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    Why I liked Australia better than Africa

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    You read it right; if you ask me which trip I enjoyed more – Australia or Africa – my answer is 100% Australia. Surprising response from someone who has been dreaming of travelling Africa since age 4. Nannie and Pa brought home photos of their Africa trip in 96, and I was immediately transfixed by…

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    Truth be told

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    I’m going to tell you the truth, because honesty seems to be lacking a bit in this world. I balled my eyes out when we left Pearcedale in Luxi on Jan 26th to drive around Australia. The weather was miserable and so was I. I was confused. I had no idea whether it was the…

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    Eucla sands WA

    Instagood??

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      Connection. What’s the first thing that pops into your mind when you read the word? Do you think of connecting to the internet or plugging your phone into power? It makes you wonder, has the meaning of the word connection been somewhat redefined by technology? Camping can make you feel completely connected and in…

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    When is it time to grow up?

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    “You have almost finished your degree!” “Have you found a job?” “When are you moving out?” The pressure was building to “settle down” after completing my uni degree last year and I had an odd urge to escape. We all get to that age when family, friends and society begin to expect things from us.…

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