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"
Okeefe's Hut Jagungal Wilderness - Mt Jagungal or often just known as Jagungal even (Big Bogong) Is a mountain within the Jagungal Wilderness Area, the northern end of Kosciuszko National Park in the Snowy Mountains region of New South Wales, Australia. With an elevation of 2,061 metres above sea level, Mount Jagungal is recorded as the 7th highest mountain in Australia, it stands alone and is visible for many Kilometres in all directions, same goes for the view at the summit
Its true this tiny land locked Country in Central Asia prides its self on three words - Gross National Happiness, it is a index that's measured on the overall happiness of the nation. In a year where Bhutan and Australia were celebrating 15 years of diplomatic relations, there was a friendship deal on offer where the minimum of 200 USD a day was waived for Australia residents travelling to Bhutan. This was a perfect time to explore this mystical land with rich history and her
Kyoto in the Gion district A full day in Kyoto was needed, well really one day here in Kyoto is by far not enough, I would have preferred to stay here for a few nights minimum to really embrace and learn about the history and culture that is so rich in this city. but as I only had a day I went about visiting some popular locations in the busy Autumn period. Kyoto was Japan's capital and the resident to the emperor from 794 until c1868. It is one of the country's tenth larges
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
The view from the bluff looking south east down the Fleurieu Coast After arriving at Adelaide airport I collected my hire car from Europcar and headed off for a quick view at Mt Lofty lookout. This was supposed to be quick visit on a beautiful clear day but my camera started doing some weird things such as , permanently stuck on P mode as you would set your Aperture or TV (Shutter) it would flash through a sequence of settings until you pressed the shutter button. Never exper
Bangkok in one Day I started out at the X2 Vibe Hotel (Phra Khanong - Sukumvit) on foot and took a anything goes and where ever I may end up approach. Walking along Sukumvit Road it hit me SMACK in the face, the morning perfume of pollution, road side stalls setting up for the day ahead and the manic traffic already moving like a can of worms, it was cloudy but a stinker was certainly on the cards. By 9am i arrived at Siam District shopping centre and I was not going to wait
It was to be a early rise on Saturday the 2nd of June as I was leading a group on a car camping weekend 3hrs west of Sydney at Newnes Plateau situated in the Wolgan, which has been made famous from the township of Newnes and the Shale mining Industrial ruins that has shaped its past. I met my group at 10am at the Newnes Hotel and shortly after took the short drive to the end of the road where it opens up to a rather large free camp site with Pit Toilets Only, Fantastic car ca
Perth Coordinates: 31°57′8″S 115°51′32″E Population: 2,022,044 (2016) Established: 1829 Area: 6,417.9 km2 Time zone: AWST # 2,130 km from Adelaide # 2,652 km from Darwin # 2,721 km from Melbourne # 3,288 km from Sydney Perth is the capital and also the largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia. It is the fourth-most populous city in Australia, with a population of 2,022,044 living in Greater Perth. Perth is the most isolated capital city in the world, with the
Location: Fremantle, Western Australia Coordinates: 32°3′18″S - 115°45′13″E Status Closed: heritage site Security Class: Maximum Opened: 1855 Closed: 30 November 1991 Managed by the Western Australia Government Street address: 1 The Terrace Website: www.fremantleprison.com.au It was a great informative tour that ran for 1hour and 15 minutes, we had a Female English guide and she was fantastic in explaining the history behind the walls of the prison. In 1850, the first of appr