Kumano Nachi Taisha Seiganto Ji
Bushwalking & Camping (National Parks & areas of natural beauty).

Kumano Kodo (Days 5 & 6)

January 24, 2018 Simon 2

Day 5: We started out this morning with another traditional Japanese breakfast on what was a very cool, sunny mountain morning (perfect walking weather).  Even though he wasn’t in pain this morning, we spent some time […]

Tsugizakura Oji Kumano Kodo
Bushwalking & Camping (National Parks & areas of natural beauty).

Kumano Kodo (Days 3 & 4).

December 27, 2017 Simon 0

Day 3: We had an awesome home cooked breakfast, packed our gear, grabbed our lunchbox and said goodbye to Kenji and Shizuka and our accommodation at ‘Irorian Minshuku’. Today’s weather was crisp and with the […]

Kumano Kodo
Bushwalking & Camping (National Parks & areas of natural beauty).

Kumano Kodo (Day 1 & 2) .

November 28, 2017 Simon 0

  Forward The Kumano Kodo trail is similar too, but also quite different to any trails I have walked in Australia. It is similar, in the sense you are walking through countryside and forests with […]

Woody Head Campground Beach
Bushwalking & Camping (National Parks & areas of natural beauty).

Woody Head Campground

August 23, 2017 Simon 0

I used to do kitchen work for Bunnings which involved visiting peoples homes and measuring and quoting a kitchen design on site. Generally most of these jobs were within a 100km of my home on […]

Surprise Rock Daves Circuit Gold Coast Hinterland
Bushwalking & Camping (National Parks & areas of natural beauty).

Daves Creek Circuit

July 28, 2017 Simon 0

Daves Creek is a 12km circuit track located in the Lamington National Park and is one of the many trails that attaches itself to the ‘Boarder Track’. ‘The Boarder Track’ itself is a 54 km […]

MacDonald Rainforest Circuit Mt Tamborine Gold Coast Hinterland
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MacDonald rainforest circuit

June 21, 2017 Simon 0

MacDonald rainforest circuit is a fairly comfortable 1.4km long walk and is located in 29 acres of surprisingly, pristine bushland, considering its vicinity to (what I would class as) rural suburbia. It is also, just […]

Bushwalking & Camping (National Parks & areas of natural beauty).

Burleigh Heads National Park (Gold Coast).

July 6, 2016 Simon 0

You would be hard pressed to call the Burleigh Heads National Park a major bushwalk. The park is only 27.6 hectares in area, with an elevation of 80m above sea level and roughly 5km of walking […]

Overland track final day
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Overland Track (Tasmania) Final Day

May 24, 2016 Simon 0

Today would be the final leg of our journey. As mentioned in day fives journal, the option was to A: be soft cocks and take the Ferry back to Cythia Bay (The ferry was leaving Narcissus […]

Contrasting tree colours
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Overland Track (Tasmania) Day 5

May 10, 2016 Simon 0

We woke up to bodies everywhere, the morning was sleeting rain, very cold with a small but biting wind. There were people everywhere doing things, eating, cleaning teeth, drying clothes, getting prepped for walking, bandaging […]

Overland track day 4 Amazing colours of Rocks and Trees.
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Overland Track (Tasmania) Day 4

April 25, 2016 Simon 0

We woke up to rain and a rather cold and wet morning. Miraculously my knee had no pain this morning although I expected it to flare up later on. This didn’t happen though, nor would […]

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