Kings Canyon Rim hike

Australia

Roughing it in the Outback

7 Comments 14 August 2014

I heard the howling as soon as I lay down to go to sleep. Dingoes. The sound came from my left; it felt as if it was far away. I hoped it was far away. I dozed off for a few hours, however it felt like minutes when I woke up again to more howling. [...]

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Adventure Travel, Australia

Australia from Above

14 Comments 05 August 2014

The first time I ever went up in a hot air balloon we had a crash landing. Ok – maybe that’s a bit melodramatic but I did end up with a bloody knee and a whole bunch of people on top of me as the basket drug along the ground. I called it a crash [...]

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Australia, Featured, Lodging

Luxury in Nowhere

8 Comments 29 July 2014

  I found myself wandering around the aisles glancing at magazines while trying to listen to the announcements on the airport PA system. As my eyes rolled over the massive amount of paparazzi photos and ridiculous headlines, one cover with a reddish-orange glow caught my eye. Prince William and Kate were impeccably dressed and lighted [...]

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Uluru walking path

Australia, Inside My Head, Photo Documentaries

Uluru is Many Places I’ve Been Before

5 Comments 17 July 2014

  The sun was just starting to peak out around the reddish rock. I pulled down the brim of my baseball cap to shade my eyes as rays of light shot out of the clouds and onto my path. The path around the base of Uluru was nearly empty in this section. Not many tourists [...]

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Australia, Lodging

Crazy is Beautiful!

8 Comments 15 July 2014

“Where are you staying?” the young woman asked as she was simultaneously ringing up our cheese purchase at the Jersey Girls Dairy Farm. “At Alure…” I started to reply as I was digging out my money. Before I could get any more of my answer out I was cut off, “Ohhhh you are glamping!” she [...]

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hiking Queensland

Adventure Travel, Australia

Pioneering the Scenic Rim Trail

10 Comments 10 July 2014

I waited at the edge of the road as the big truck passed by in low gear slowly climbing up Cunningham Gap otherwise known as Highway 15 in Queensland. I thought about what this pass would have looked like 186 years ago when explorer Allan Cunningham discovered it in 1828. After multiple attempts, he discovered [...]

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Australia, Photo Documentaries

Life’s a Gold Beach

13 Comments 01 July 2014

My favorite thing to do while at Room753 was to go for a walk on the beach. Broad Beach and Surfers Paradise beach were some of the most expansive, pristine beach I’ve ever seen. The Gold Coast was peppered with a backdrop of skyscrapers and modern architecture. The sand was so beautiful it even squeaked [...]

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uluru sunrise

Australia, Featured, Photo Documentaries

Sun Kissed Australia

7 Comments 26 June 2014

There’s a reason why Here Comes The Sun is one of my all time favorite songs – the sun makes me happy.  I’m one of those people who need to see it and feel the warmth on my skin to be in a good mood.  Luckily Australia was just what the sun doctor ordered; I [...]

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Sherry traveling the world

I'm Sherry, a corporate cube dweller turned nomadic traveler. I travel to off-the-beaten-path destinations to bring you unique travel experiences and photography. But it's not just about travel, it's also about life experiences of a middle age wanderer.
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