Adventures, Canada, Jo, Outdoors

The time we went to the Devil’s Punchbowl

4 Apr , 2016  

Every step sucked at my feet, trying to swallow me.  A moist smacking sound followed each step. A wet squelch would come when I managed to pull my rubber boot free each time. It was me versus the mud and I was determined not to lose. E and I were on an outdoor mission after hibernating […]

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Hawaii, Jo, N. America, Outdoors, USA

The time we could’ve swung Tarzan-style into a freshwater pool

5 May , 2015  

…But we didn’t.  And there’s a good reason for this, as much as that rope was calling for me to grab on, swing and yell from the top of my lungs. On a sunny day in late April, E and I drove a half hour from Honolulu to Pearl City, Oahu.  We were on a […]

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Lynn, Outdoors, Roadtrip, Victoria

The Time I had a Panic Attack in the Rainforest [Erskine Falls]

20 Mar , 2015   Gallery

After staying four days in Melbourne, we were ready to hit the road. Our goal was to drive through the Great Ocean Road to Adelaide, then take a Ferry to Kangaroo Island. The plan was to take our time. Our first stop was the Split Point Light House in Aireys Inlet, which is about 1h30m drive from […]

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Argentina, Canada, Jo, N. America, Outdoors, S. America

The best day hikes I’ve done (so far!)

10 Mar , 2015  

I love hiking, but I don’t share the same fondness for camping.  Enter the best compromise:  Day hikes!  Some are half an hour, some go for the better part of the day, all of them are suited for the novice hiker, and they all make sure you’re back in time for a marvelously warm shower […]

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