Tag Archives: Beach

Paraty, Brazil 

For people travelling to Brazil, the tiny costal town of Paraty is a must. Located on the Costa Verde (green cost) in Rio de Janeiro state, it’s got the perfect mix of beautiful beaches and islands as well as amazing … Continue reading

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11 glorious days on the beach in Florianopolis, Brazil

Here’s a boring, obvious statement; travelling is tiring. That’s why, as amazing as it is to travel, it’s sometimes also amazing to stand still for a while. And that is how our intended two nights in Florianopolis blew out to … Continue reading

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Florida

The end of the line! Can you believe it?! I’ve blogged all this time without getting lazy and giving up, 20 weeks it’s been! Ok enough with the self accolades, still need to get through this post… Jacksonville Our first … Continue reading

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Malibu: part 1

We had such a glorious time being back in LA with Andrew’s aunt and uncle. California really does feel like home now. We got to stand still for almost a week, enjoying great food and company. We saw Taylor Swift’s … Continue reading

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Sunset fish and chips

Apologies for the brief absence! The only excuse I can think of is that I’ve been outdoors for the last three days, which I think is a pretty watertight excuse right?! I’m still down in Esperance, where the weather is … Continue reading

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Mr Whippy

What does Mr Whippy (the ice cream van man) do in winter? One of life’s great mysteries.

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Discovering new beaches

At last count I think 17 was the number of times I’ve visited Esperance. But I’ve never seen this delapidated old jetty: I took a walk this afternoon along Castletown Quays to the Tanker Jetty. It was about a 6.5km … Continue reading

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Farewelling Summer

I’m feeling more than the usual amount of back-to-work blues at the end of this long weekend. It seems ridiculous saying this as temperatures of up to 36 degrees are forecast for later this week, but it feels like the … Continue reading

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Australia Day Weekend Wrap

Instalment three of Project Mini Break (also known as three weekends at the beach in a row) wrapped up on Monday after the Australia Day long weekend in Hopetoun. Hopetoun is a tiny spec on the WA south coast 160km … Continue reading

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Catch Up

Where have I been? For someone who secretly vowed to blog more frequently I certainly haven’t been keeping my (silent) word. The last time I was here I was boasting about my escapades with my heart rate monitor and all … Continue reading

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