Exploring the Great Outdoors – Mt Bruce, Karijini National Park, Western Australia.

The adventure through Karijini National Park continues and instead of scrambling, down, down, down into gorgeous gorges, today I am taking you on a scramble up, up, up to the very top of Punurrunha or Mt Bruce.

Grab your water bottle, slap on your hat and slop on some sunscreen. We are off to scramble up a bloody great hill…

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Pokhara? Where’s that?

I like to think I am well-travelled and worldly wise, but I get a reality check every time I discover a place that I have never heard of before. On a recent trip to Nepal I was introduced to the fabulous city of Pokhara. After the hustle and mania of Kathmandu, it was a welcome relief to breathe the sweet mountain air.

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A Reluctant Tourist on the Napali Coast

I’m a terrible traveller. Well, I love to travel but I hate being a tourist.

Yes, I agree there is no logic in that statement, but I never said I was logical!

My reluctance to be branded a ‘tourist’ stems from all those ‘typical’ tourists you see being herded from pillar to post, blindly following a flag-waving guide, holding their iPhones aloft to ensure they don’t miss the next great vista.

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