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
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
This trek was completed between day 5 and day 8 of a 9 night tour of Central Bhutan 12/7/18 - 14/7/18 - Bumthang Owl 3 Day Trek - Bhutan / Eastern Himalayas Day 1 We Begin our three day trek in the Bumthang valley @ 2900m, after arriving at Manchugang and watching our guides preparing the final touches to our gear that the "Pack Horses" were to carry - shortly after we headed off UP the long meandering hill and Continue the trek through the blue pine forest - Lunch is called
"Step into the Magic of the Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings Trilogies - Right in the Heart of New Zealand you will walk in the rolling green hills of the Shire" Hobbiton's location is within the North Island New Zealand Coordinates: 37°51′27″S 175°40′47″E Country: New Zealand Region: Waikato Territorial Authority: Matamata-Piako District The Lord of the Rings When Peter Jackson began to look for suitable locations for The Lord of the Rings series he first saw the Alexander F
Cockatoo Island: Coordinates: 33.84684°S 151.17115°E Density: 11.2/km2 (29/sq mi) Area: 0179 km2 (0.1 sq mi) Location: 10 km (6 mi) west of CBD Area: 18 ha Official name - Australian convict Sites UNESCO World Heritage Site inscription: 2010 Did you know: Between 1839 and 1869, Cockatoo Island operated as a convict penal centre for primarily a place for secondary punishment of convicts who had re-offended in the colonies. With a short ferry ride from Circular Quay while passi
Sunset over Split Rock from White Gum Lookout The Warrumbungles is a mountain range in the Orana region of New South Wales Australia. The nearest town is Coonabarabran - Central West NSW Elevation: 1,206 m Highest point: Mount Exmouth Type of rock: Shield volcano Country: Australia Age of rock: Cenozoic Mountains: Mount Exmouth, Bluff Mountain Managed by NSW National Parks This region is also well known for Australia's Dark Sky Capital / Star Gazing and Astrophotography My Re
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