A light coloured dog sitting on a sand dune

Where is the Thar Desert?

Yes, I have a lot to learn about India, but I suspect there are a few of you out there who also have never heard of the Thar Desert.

There is nothing like an Intrepid tour to take you slightly off the beaten track and at the same time, open your eyes and your mind, to new places.

The Thar Desert is certainly one of those eye-opening spots.

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A diver at Short Point, Merimbula. Source: Merimbula Tourism

Merimbula – Jewel of the Sapphire Coast

So many visitors to Australia stick to the tried and true path, and miss out on the best bits! Their focus remains firmly fixed on the heavily promoted destinations of Sydney, the Gold Coast and Great Barrier Reef, and yet the hidden gems that represent the best of Australia, remain just that – hidden.

Just between you and me, and ‘ssshhh, don’t tell anyone’, it’s time to discover Merimbula!

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A rustic timber door with pealing paint and a heavy brass ring

A Doorway to Rajasthan, India

Doorway framing a scene of the Taj Mahal, India
Doorway to Taj Mahal, India

What is it about a door that so captures my imagination?

 

Why do doors seem to have so much personality for an inanimate object?

 

Is it just me? Or do doors and doorways catch your eye too?

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