Monthly Archives: February 2012

Bali: Krazy Kuta

I am finally inspired to write.  After 10 days here, I feel like I’m finally able to put into context some of the things I’ve been seeing and experiencing.  Currently, the salty sea spray is dangerously close to dousing my … Continue reading

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Greetings from Bali, Indonesia!

Yes!  I’ve left Australia and am now in the lovely Ubud, Bali, Indonesia.  It’s incredible and I love it! I will be putting up a final post about Australia soon, as well as posting about Bali, but for the time … Continue reading

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The Wild Wild West: Perth

After my weekend in Busselton, it was time to move into the city proper in Perth.  Another great thing to come out of my 5 hour layover in Melbourne, was catching up on Facebook with Murray, a former guest on TAKA.  … Continue reading

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The Wild Wild West: Busselton

After leaving Tasmania, I was supposed to be on my way to Ningaloo Reef, to dive in beautiful waters with manta rays and whale sharks.  Then I found out it wasn’t whale shark season.  No matter, I was going to … Continue reading

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Van Diemen’s Land: The Cannonball Ballerinas

On my last full day in Tasmania, I woke up rested and revived in my lovely motel room in Scottsdale, and set out for Bridestowe Lavender farm.  Some guests on TAKA over Christmas had raved about it, and their pictures looked … Continue reading

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Van Diemen’s Land: Country Australia

After sleeping in and saying goodbye to Bicheno, it was time for a bit of a drive up the East Coast of Tasmania.  Northwards towards St Marys, the scenery was stunning and it took me almost double the time to … Continue reading

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Van Diemen’s Land: Driving, Diving, Hiking, Eating – all by MYSELF!

Many people have asked me if I ever get bored or lonely while travelling alone.   Well, sometimes I do, but coming off of 2+ months of living mostly on a boat, with on average 12-16 guests who I had to … Continue reading

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Van Diemen’s Land: Port Arthur

Waaay back on February 5, I picked up my rental car in Hobart and headed down the Tasman peninsula towards Port Arthur Historic Site.  On the way I stopped in the very old and picturesque town of Richmond, and drove through Eaglehawk Neck, … Continue reading

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Watch this!

To all my friends around the world – THIS IS MY CITY!   No matter how far and wide I travel, or what I am priviledged enough to see and experience, THIS is what I will always have to go home … Continue reading

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Van Diemen’s Land: Hobart

Last Saturday I spent an incredible day in the lovely capital city of Tasmania, Hobart.  I got up at a reasonable time, got dressed (in jeans, with socks and shoes and a sweater) and hit the streets.  Five minutes later … Continue reading

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