DISCLOSURE: THIS POST CONTAINS AFFILIATE LINKS, MEANING I GET A COMMISSION IF YOU DECIDE TO MAKE A PURCHASE THROUGH MY LINKS, AT NO COST TO YOU – The day Couldn't come soon enough where I was ready to go and leave Sydney Behind and live a Purpose / Live a Dream!!! But first was the 42hr door to door Transit from Sydney to my Hotel in Chamonix... It all started with a 6hr stop over in Hong Kong - So I go and clear customs and take the fast train to Kowloon for a "Bite to eat"
Nachi Taisha Japan's Sacred Pilgrimage walk - Kumano Kodo For over 1000 years people from all walks of life, including emperors and aristocrats have made the demanding pilgrimage to Kumano. pilgrims used various routes which are now called the Kumano Kodo, that run right through the mountainous Kii Peninsula.
The walk itself was very much an integral part of the pilgrimage process as they went about religious rites of worship and purification. Walking the ancient Kumano Kod
A drive out to the South/ West National Park can easily be done in a day from Hobart though be prepared to drive atleast 3 hours to the end of the road at Gordon Dam. Why not break it up with a stop at Mt Field National Park Visitors Centre where you can enjoy a nice walk in the forrest to Russell Falls. if a day trip is too much there is camping options at Mt Field and along the road in the South/ West National Park. Though come prepared as there is a lack of facilities once
Kualoa Ranch is a - 4,000-acre nature reserve offering ATVs, a zip-line, horse rides, beaches & tours of Hollywood film locations. Address: 49-560 Kamehameha Hwy, Kaneohe, HI 96744, USA If you are looking for a day out away from the mad Waikiki strip or simply the surfing on the north shore is a bit Flat, why not go for a drive along the beautiful East coast of Oahu. With stunning clear aqua beaches as you can not resist a stop before or after your Kualoa Ranch experience. Th
National Park Village - Coordinates: 39°10′25″S 175°23′50″ E Country: New Zealand Region: Manawatu-Wanganui Region Territorial authority: Ruapehu District Named for Proximity to Tongariro National Park Population: 200 The village has great views of Mt Tongariro, Mt Ngauruhoe (Mt Doom in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy), and Mt Ruapehu. National Park is a small town on the North Island of New Zealand in the Central Plateau. Also known as the National Park Village, it is the
Mont Blanc Aiguille Du Midi - Mont Blanc or Monte Bianco, meaning "White Mountain", is the highest mountain in the Alps and the highest in Europe west of the Russian Caucasus peaks. It rises 4,808m above sea level and is ranked 11th in the world in topographic documentation. First ascent: 8 August 1786 Parent peak: Mount Everest Mountain range: Alps, Graian Alps First ascenders: Jacques Balmat, Michel-Gabriel Paccard #Did you know: The height of Mont Blanc varies from every y
The Grampians - Nearest town: Halls Gap Coordinates: 37°12′28″S 142°23′59″E Area: 1,672.19 km2 (645.6 sq miles) Managing authority: Parks Victoria Website: Grampians National Park / Gariwerd http://parkweb.vic.gov.au/explore/parks/grampians-national-park Operator Go West Tours: www.gowest.com.au In Respect to the Jardwadjali and Djab Warring language - The Grampians National Park ( Gariwerd), commonly referred to as The Grampians, is a national park located in the Grampians r
My arrival and departure in PARADISE was one of liquid Sunshine though the few days in between were nothing but perfect weather. lacking the WOW factor in the Sunrise Category, One day I will be there just ready n waiting. I had a grand plan to head west of the Gold Coast, inland a little then out to the Cooloola Coast (Rainbow Beach / Fraser Coast) - Dinner at my sisters on Wednesday, OK so that was my excuse, so I re routed and headed straight up to the Cooloola Coast which
Arthur River - THE EDGE OF THE WORLD NORTH WEST COAST OF TASMANIA "I CAST MY PEBBLE INTO THE SHORE OF ENTERNITY TO BE WASHED BY THE OCEAN OF TIME IT HAS SHAPE FORM AND SUBSTANCE IT IS ME - ONE DAY I WILL BE NO - MORE BUT MY PEBBLE WILL REMIAN HERE ON THE SHORE OF ETERNITY I WITNNESS FOR THE AEONS THAT TODAY I CAME AND STOOD AT THE EDGE OF THE WORLD" BRIAN INDER Pure Coastal Wilderness situated on the North Western Coast of Tasmania that is forever battered by the Wether (Roar
Lake Tekapo - Coordinates: 44°00′S 170°29′ ECoordinates: 44°00′S 170°29′E Country: New Zealand Regional Council: Canterbury District: Mackenzie District Council Lake Tekapo is a small town located at the southern end of the lake, being one of only five settlements in the sparsely populated Mackenzie Basin. SH 8 runs directly through the township of Lake Tekapo - 227 km from Christchurch and 256 km from Queenstown. Daily shuttle services link Lake Tekapo to Christchurch and Qu