The Best Travel Bubble – Australia!

The international world of travel is beginning to turn it’s wheels once again, and yet Australia remains a little behind when it comes to opening borders. It may be at least another year or more before we can hop on an international flight or cruise ship. However, it’s important we count our blessings! We live in the most beautiful country [….]

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BHUTAN

BHUTAN THE LAND OF THE THUNDER DRAGON We arrived just after 3:30 for the Tshechu, one of the holiest ceremonies in Bhutan. A new Thangka ( big religious painting/ appliqué) is unrolled and special blessings & forgiveness of sins are given bestowed. The atmosphere as people arrived in the pre-dawn cool was lovely; quietly reverential, friends greeting friends & relatives [….]

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MY VISIT TO NEPAL PRE-COVID

It wasn’t an easy decision to leave my adopted family in Nepal in March just as the Covid-19 started to emerge its ugly head. When I departed on the 3rd March 2020 there was only 1 positive case, who was a boy returning from overseas. Now 18 months later 680,000 cases and 76 deaths. You may say not as many [….]

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Hiking Australia’s Alpine High Country

We met our guides, Matti and Sasha, from Kosciuszko National Park at the base of the Crackenback Mountain in Thredbo. The weather was cold and foggy and as we rode the chairlift to the summit, we ascended through the clouds to brilliant sunshine! As we breathed in the fresh alpine air we readied ourselves to hike our way across the [….]

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