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Taj Burrows

The Quicksilver Pro on the Gold Coast

With squeals of delight I tell my friends tonight if they want to catch up this weekend (and I hope they do), I will be planted down at Snapper Rocks…

The blind orphanage Kathmandu

Today was a very moving  day visiting a blind orphanage outside of Kathmandu, Nepal. I am in Nepal for a couple of weeks to help out after the earthquake in…

Coochiemudlo

Coochiemudlo – an Island Full of Soul.

I love Coochiemudlo Island,  AKA Coochie,  a small island off the south east of Brisbane’s Moreton Bay. It’s a funky little place full of eclectic people, great walks and fun things to…

Sanctuary Cove

Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove Gold Coast

Well I am spoilt. Twice in the one week to a marina on the Gold Coast both boasting great times, warm autumn breeze and great food. Today I check into…

taronga zoo

Taronga Zoo

Taronga Zoo, Sydney! What an incredible place and experience. It was my birthday and I had been pondering the “ideal” birthday present. I brainstormed fond memories from my childhood and…

Minyon Falls, Mullum and dragon lizards

Well some days nature just calls and today was one of those days. A few clients shuffled around their appointments this morning and (like a silent but LOUD alarm)  I knew…

Canyoning in the hinterland

It’s late winter and we are after a new challenge. My friend, a professional abseilor suggests some canyoning. Perfect I say! We struggle to find places to freelance abseil but…

The Gold Coast is bursting with things to do

 ” The Gold Coast is bursting with things to do…”  I read on my GC website. Unfortunately I didn’t find the “things to do” and bursting with boredom I have…

Helicopter Fulkharka

Behind Everest, the real Nepal in recovery

Five days beforehand I was lying in my beautiful comfortable warm bed on the Gold Coast with Nepal a distant dream and another world away. I had traveled here before but…

paragliding

Pokhara – Nature and Adventure

It had been 3 nights in the himalayan hills and I was covered with dirt. BIG amounts of dirt. NO shower for 3 days, working with soil and concrete,  sleeping…