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Bergen Ulriken Norway

Norway – Hiking Bergen’s Ulriken 643

There has always been an attraction to Norway for me, something about the rugged nature, and being completely opposite to where I grew up (Australia). We are lucky…

Japan – Climbing Mount Fuji

At 3776 metres above sea level, Mount Fuji is not only the highest mountain in Japan, it’s also one of the most iconic in the world. The official…

Sicily – Final Day, Mount Etna and Pozzallo

I don’t know what I had been looking at previously, however I believed that there were ferries between Sicily and Malta nearly every 90 minutes. The reality was…

pyrenees

Spain – Northern Catalunya – Pyrenees

The mountain roads weren’t as steep as I was expecting, proving to be no problem for our little Fiat Punto. I was actually thinking it wouldn’t be too…

Good-bye Beautiful Göreme

There weren’t any tears shed when we had to pack up and leave our beautiful pigeon house, but they weren’t far away. It was truly the most enjoyable…

Day 171 – Australian Alps (including Mount Kosciuszko)

As we chose to spend and extra night in Mount Beauty last night, we had to make up a little time today, which meant an early start. As…

Day 170 – Mount Bogon

Last night over dinner, I got to talking with Risa’s friend’s husband, Steve, and we decided to go for an early morning hike up Victoria’s highest mountain, Mt….

Day 159 – This is Tasmania (As I Expected It)

We heard a little community radio yesterday afternoon, and on it the presenter was talking about the clear day that was forecast for tomorrow (today). To my absolute…

Day 42 – Rainbow Valley Conservation Park

The clouds were rolling in last night as the ‘supermoon’ was rising, and this morning they had completely ruined the sky… It dampened my exploratory spirits somewhat… what’s…

Winter Season in Hirafu, Niseko

The journey was over.  We had a few short days to move in to our beautiful (and some might say romantic) log cabin before we were to start…