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There in their home

ZIMBABWE | Saturday, 3 May 2014 | Views [333]

When she smiled at me for the first time, my stomach twisted and something rushed up into my throat that made me feel like I was choking. I blinked and realised my eyes were wet. Not the emotion I was hoping for. 'Shap!' she said to me, ... Read more >

Tags: africa, community, education, giving, hope, receiving


Wander, Wonder

CUBA | Saturday, 3 May 2014 | Views [313]

Hapiness eludes me No matter the place The vocation The person The lanuguage   The light explodes My heart sings For a brief moment And then No more   Sobbing for it My lungs hurt from nothing That ... Read more >

Tags: backpacking, belonging, family, home, life, love, soul, trekking


Beauty of the beholder

INDIA | Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | Views [530]

'Come in', she said. Her hands were old and crinkled, the henna sunk deep into the cracks around her nails and the divets of her fingers. I sat down across the table from her and she took my hand in hers, all the while never meeting my eyes. 'What ... Read more >

Tags: culture, food, ganges, india, love, taj mahal, temples


Photos: Living it up in luxury

MAURITIUS | Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Mud, trenches and polytunnels

IRELAND | Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Hiking amongst turquoise waters

CANADA | Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Snow, lakes and mountains

USA | Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Out of Africa - love my country!

SOUTH AFRICA | Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Spices, cows and kindness

INDIA | Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Camino de Santiago

SPAIN | Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | Photo Gallery


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Broken feet, happy heart

SPAIN | Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | Views [166] | Comments [3] | Scholarship Entry

'Follow the call of the shell' he answered nonchalantly, dipping greasy churros into liquid swirls of dark chocolate. His beautiful Spanish accent oozed over the English words. 'But, what about the yellow arrows?' I fumbled around in my backpack, ‘my ... Read more >

Tags: 2014 Travel Writing Scholarship - Euro Roadtrip


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