Australia / Kakadu

Kakadu – the name alone is enough to send the mind wandering to the outback. The sky is wide, the plains endless, and the sun lights up the rocks in an earthy rainbow of browns and yellows. You can’t help but feel like you’re meeting Australia for the first time. During the Dreaming, Ubirr was…

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Indonesia / Climbing Rinjani: Day Three

Our final day on the mountain Day Three – We woke early, to views of Gunung Barujari from our tent. After breakfast (and planting a tree) we headed for the crater rim, stopping by the lake to stare in disbelief at just how far we’d come from the summit.A beautiful morning as we began our…

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Indonesia / Climbing Rinjani: Day One

Two years ago, I climbed my first mountain, Mount Bisoke in Rwanda. A 3711m volcano, and home of the Mountain Gorilla. It was one of the most incredible and challenging things I’ve ever done. Until Rinjani. That day on Bisoke ignited something in me, and I’ve been chasing that feeling ever since. It’s addictive, standing on top…

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