As majority of Australians do, we went to Bali. It was me, my parents and my younger brother and sister (8 and 6 years old at the time). I was about 12 years old and for our first trip ‘overseas’ as a family. It was 2002, the year of the Bali Bombings.
The first impressions of a foreign country still sit with me – the smell as soon as you stepped outside of the airport hit you straight in the face. I can still smell the mixture of stale sweat and hot air.
We stayed at The Jayakarta Hotel which (as kids, we made note of this) had about five different pools – paradise! The hotel was opposite Legian beach where as soon as you step out of the hotel you get the calls from the local Balinese selling their goods from the beach.
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Just a teaser of the continents and the incredible countries that I have visited and will be writing about – hopefully have the first couple of countries (from 2010 and the start of 2011) ready to post soon..
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So I have recently read alot into all this ‘blogging’ and thought to start up my own as I have had numerous people asking about my travels.
Over the next few weeks I will be drafting and typing out about where I have traveled to and some of my stories from over the past four years – this is going to be a lot of work seeming I was away for roughly three years traveling through over 50 countires..
I still have a lot to learn about writing and am still reading other inspiring traveling websites so I know the start of this will be very rough and all over the place. Need to start somewhere though I guess….
Stay tuned as soon it will be time to share..