Making Tracks

When talking about Uluru and making a road trip there is one story that comes to mind. I read a book called Tracks by Robyn Davidson. In the late 70’s she decided to travel from Alice Springs through the desert to the west coast by camel. After a few set backs she had to make some compromises thatContinue reading “Making Tracks”

The Stream of Life

In a recent post I included the video Where the Hell is Matt? and explained how it had helped me travel. The video is very well made and the music brings a lot of emotion to it. I thought I would include the translated lyrics to the song. The same stream of life that runsContinue reading “The Stream of Life”

Nature Tourism

Nature tourism is an increasing segment of the tourism industry which encompasses many activities that centre on the participants engaging with nature. This segment takes place largely in a natural setting with emphasis on understanding and conservation of the natural environment. The places associated with nature tourism has always included forests, lakes, rivers, mountains andContinue reading “Nature Tourism”

Hostel Life

I can take absolutely no credit for the following poem. I once read it in the book Kiwi Tracks and it has been with me ever since. Cathy does an excellent job of summarising the best and worst parts of staying in a hostel in a humorous way. I am sure some of you travellersContinue reading “Hostel Life”

The Soviet Union

There was a varying degree of architecture in Saint Petersburg from a range of different periods. It was the ferry port that caught my eye. The strong sharp lines of the concrete building with the Russian lettering on top reminded me of the Soviet Union and architecture that was popular at that time.

Klis Fortress

Klis Fortress is located  13km northeast of the town Split in Croatia. Due to its location on a pass that separates two mountains the fortress has help defend the region on many occasions throughout history. One of the reasons I had heard about Klis Fortress was because of Game of Thrones. Croatia had become a keyContinue reading “Klis Fortress”

Inspiration to Travel

Everyone loves to travel in some way or another, whether it is in our home country or aboard a large amount of us do it. It helps us grow as people, understand why we are here and how the world works. We learn through our adventures. “It’s no use to go back to yesterday becauseContinue reading “Inspiration to Travel”

Our Shadows Will Remain

“If you are about to read this, don’t bother!” – Chuck Palahniuk, Choke I read Choke while I was travelling in Australia and even though in the first pages I saw this quote from the author I continued to read on. Now Palahniuk is one of my favourite authors and Choke is one of myContinue reading “Our Shadows Will Remain”