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Terra Nullius

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 31 Oct 2014 | Views [331]

Terra nullius A Journal Entry     22 nd August, 2014       Melbourne International Airport   "We are all visitors to this time, this place. We are just passing through. Our purpose ... Read more >

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Romantic love and the transformation of marriage styles (across time and cultures)

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | Views [300]

Love, particularly the marital aspect of love, is an innovative research topic in twentieth century anthropology. Many historians contend that romantic love is a novel invention from the Age of Enlightenment and so can only be experienced by elite societies.... Read more >


How we see the world

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | Views [318]

She tells me to draw the sunset and says ‘it’ll be easy’. Everyone around me begins to work away at their easels I however am left with a blank canvas and what I can only assume to be an orange charcoal in my hand. A sunset. She ... Read more >

Tags: perceptions, sunset, view the world


Losing Faith

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | Views [1402]

We are at a time when having no faith and turning against God is “cool”. Religion is something that crafts and defines our world. Why do people turn away from their religion? How does losing faith affect the approach and value of life? ... Read more >

Tags: basque country, camino, faith, love, travel


The Travel Mentality (for those w. Post-Travel Depression)

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | Views [5832] | Comments [3]

It is as though when you are travelling, particularly when going solo, you have no expectations, status or role to uphold. It feels like you are a blank canvas in which you can recreate yourself, free from past and future bounds. You aren’t worried ... Read more >


Travel vs. Uni

FIJI | Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014 | Views [755]

Defer or study? If you’ve ever wondered about taking a year off to travel, the first thing you need to ask yourself is: What is it that I’m looking for that I don’t already find in my current job or degree or life? If you can’... Read more >

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No place like home

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | Views [551]

3 de Deciembre 7:29PM Melbourne Time   A conversation over coffee, a line in a song, a newly made friend, a short story and a trip all have something in common: A LESSON LEARNT. A loss of a child, a wrong turn, a heart broken all ... Read more >

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Here

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | Views [503] | Comments [1]

This is a little something I wrote for a piece during Uni, it's still a draft but for some reason I felt like sharing it... I know it's not well-written but I guess it's the message that counts, one thing i've learnt through travelling is that it doesn't ... Read more >


Feeling with your ears

SPAIN | Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | Views [359] | Comments [1]

Singapore airport, waiting for my plane to board. Melbourne at last.   "It's too hot" i hear in the faint distance, a voice that sounds so familiar - but i don't know anyone here?? I have to turn and look, "too hot for ya son?" says a man ... Read more >

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On my way to Switzerland

SPAIN | Friday, 15 Nov 2013 | Views [311]

9:33 Barcelona to Zurich 15 de noviembre It all feels so surreal still, it feels so ordinary and so exciting at the same time. Im really excited to see Anina again and to see Switzerland. I know its going to be an amazing week with her Yesterday ... Read more >


Euskal Herria

SPAIN | Friday, 8 Nov 2013 | Views [505]

  **** Sorry english speaking friends who needed to translate all my spanish blogs, i wanted to practice, things are spoken/written differently in Spanish so when it’s translated sometimes it won’t make complete sense or it will say ... Read more >

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Surrendering to Love

SPAIN | Friday, 18 Oct 2013 | Views [531] | Comments [2]

00:50 18 de Octubre Surrendering to love Im here in Gernika staying with a relative. Her name is Mari Carmen, but i call her Carmintxu (pronounced carminchu) as she requested. She reminds me of my mum and my nonna, spoiling me with food and ... Read more >


It's not about being lucky

SPAIN | Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | Views [1312] | Comments [4]

It's not about being lucky It never is.   If an average 20 year old girl can do it then Who can't? It's not by luck that I juggled three jobs It's not by luck that I got here   It's the anticipation and preparation ... Read more >


La cuenta regresiva

SPAIN | Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | Views [380]

Seis días mas    30 de Septiembre 10:25 Elorrio   Que tan rapido ha pasado el tiempo! Hace tres semanas hoy, y tengo cerca de una semana querda. Ya no tengo ninguna idea que esperar en el camino. Me da miedo ... Read more >


Photos: El Camino de Julia

SPAIN | Friday, 27 Sep 2013 | Photo Gallery

James' house will have to wait another year, my path is to discover my heritage
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Plan

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 | Views [326] | Comments [1]

25 de Septiembre 23:23 Elorrio   It feels weird organising another journey while im already in one? To plan within a plan, to dream within a dream - it all feels beyond surreal. Im planning for El Camino de Santiago Compostela.. lento ... Read more >


A Silent Cry For Home

SPAIN | Sunday, 22 Sep 2013 | Views [409] | Comments [3]

23:08PM   I miss you   Today is the first time ive really felt homesick during my trip. Earlier I cried after reading something that Beca sent me, and now im reading over letters from the children from the orphanage in Ghana, ... Read more >


En la mitad

SPAIN | Monday, 16 Sep 2013 | Views [408]

20:01 Elorrio 16 de septiembre   Tengo 67 días mas de mi aventura.    En el fin de la semana pasada yo subí a la montaña con Iratxe y sus amigos. Llevó cuatro horas a pie de la montañ... Read more >

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Pais Vasco, Elorrio

SPAIN | Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | Views [423] | Comments [1]

Un pequeño lugar con un gran corazón     Elorrio, Pais Vasco 10 de Septiembre 21:30 Después de la cena   Que bonito pueblo! Me siento como una princesa y pienso que estaba lista para relajarse.... Read more >

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Photos: Pais Vasco

SPAIN | Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | Photo Gallery

Elorrio y mas pueblos
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From Cedis to Euros

SPAIN | Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | Views [517]

Yesterday I took my 5:55AM flight out of Ghana, it was sad for me to leave. I had cried the morning before, thinking about how I might not ever see my host family or the children at the orphanage again. It was such a wonderful and special last week because ... Read more >

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Ghana - leftovers

GHANA | Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | Views [444]

*I had been leaving notes in my phone, these are some leftovers that I forgot to post while I was away. The kids are so sweet, I had a lovely day today. It was Jennys last day so we had some toffee and played a bit of baseball. Emmanuela left today ... Read more >

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Final Weeks

GHANA | Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | Views [221]

  30th August, 2013. 7:59 Cape Coast   The world doesnt need someone to try and change it, it will evolve no matter what. No one is made with superhuman qualities to come and "save" the world. Because it doesnt need saving.... Read more >


My Experience of Malaria

GHANA | Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | Views [366]

    30th August, 2013.  7:23AM Cape Coast   Last weekend on the Friday I travelled to Kumasi with my host aunty. It was a five hour bus drive and so i began to feel feverish on the bus but I just disregarded it and ... Read more >

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Thoughts

GHANA | Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | Views [262]

29th August, 2013.   23:12 Cape Coast   Im undecided, I think Im ready for my next stop. Its a fairly lonely feeling watching people come and go. My room mate Leisa left today, she is so lovely I really enjoyed living with her.... Read more >


The Countdown Begins

GHANA | Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | Views [167]

    23rd August, 2013 7:55AM Cape Coast   With two weeks and two days left im beginning to truly realise how much ive fallen in love with this place. My first African home, from day one I was welcomed by everyone and quickly ... Read more >


Photos: Ghana Journal

GHANA | Saturday, 3 Aug 2013 | Photo Gallery

I believe I can fly
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A Temporary Home

GHANA | Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | Views [834] | Comments [3]

A Temporary Home   24th July, 2013. 6:56AM in Cape Coast, Ghana   Ive been here for just over a week now and already I feel like I know this place really well, in terms of both people and getting around. Ghanains have such a ... Read more >

Tags: cape coast, ghana, projects abroad


Photos: Ghana

GHANA | Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | Photo Gallery

It is in giving that we receive
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First Impressions

GHANA | Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | Views [800] | Comments [5]

i guess at first I was anxious of how things would be like in Ghana. I could never really form a picture in my head about it, all that ever came up was either the corrupt images from the news or the lion king...two huge extremes. Though, I had only ... Read more >

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