Whether you are thinking of going for a couple weeks or a year maybe I can be of help. I will start by saying, go for it. That is a pretty blunt answer, maybe not helpful you are thinking but allow me to elaborate. Let’s begin with my own journey. 16 months ago I stumbled … More Thinking of going to Australia?
I started this blog over a year ago with the intentions of blogging about my year working and traveling in Australia. Things didn’t work out exactly as I had hoped and blogging was much more difficult than I had ever anticipated (seriously, kudos to you bloggers that can travel and post everyday..it is a challenging … More A year later.
Shortly after posting yesterday’s blog entry we received the call we’ve been waiting for. We are going TREEPLANTING! I am ecstatic for this opportunity. One of the final decision makers to come to Australia was the chance to go treeplanting. I had a burning desire inside me to plant trees down under, to learn how … More New Opportunities
It seems that we may have new jobs in the coming week, we are waiting to hear from a guy that will finalize it I guess you could say. I have been trying to keep myself occupied until then, which involves many trips to the beach.our current living situation becomes more socially uncomfortable almost daily, … More Day 84
For the last couple of weeks I have been creating what I like to call Gift Envelopes. Traveling and working abroad can have its difficult moments. I’ve recently faced unemployment and we are finding it difficult to get by. From the rent, to the high costs of living in Australia and my student debt back … More Gift Envelopes
I took some time to go to the beach early yesterday morning. Took my camera and photographed my way there, allowing myself to take my time and not worry about making somebody wait on me. It was a rejuvenating visit. As I swam in the ocean, danced in the sand and spoke aloud to Mother … More The Earth Heals
Yesterday we went to town to pick up a few things and get out of the house. I’m in the works of creating what I like to call “surprise gift envelopes” that will contain handmade goodies and other surprises. I am hoping to sell a few online in the coming weeks. One of the things … More Catch the Sun
“I wish I could close my eyes and forget about this part of the trip”. When you are gone for a year you are of course going to face difficulties. Little did we expect it to be so soon. I believe we learned a lot of important things during this part of the journey but … More
Sometimes we are given this time away from everything else to focus on ourselves. So we can go back to things stronger, calmer..grounded. With clarity. Finding balance between work and play. I’ve been thinking about the message of the Otter a lot, don’t forget to have fun. Lighten up and don’t take life so seriously … More Finding Balance
MiYesterday turned out to be an interesting day. Well more interesting that it has been lately I guess. Due to multiple things it was brought to my attention that my vitamin b12 levels were low (this is not my first experience with that). The bus doesn’t run all day here and we had to figure … More