Sukie Robertson has been involved with the kite surfing industry for 15 years now — as a surfer, as a coach, as a commentator on international tour, as the owner of a kiteboard centre, as a director of kids camps, as a writer. It’s been quite a ride, but for those dreaming about becoming a …

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Inside the silver billycan — a cooking pot that is deeper than it is wide and cheaper than it is sturdy — a small mountain of lentils is bubbling and spluttering, gently tapping at the underside of a closed lid. They are plump and steamy and make a squelching sound as though they are wading through …

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In rural Australia, houses are few and far between. If a residence is numbered 10, it is 10 kilometers along that road. A determined Anne-Marie explained this as we sped down an empty path in a small farming community in Kilkivan, Queensland. There was nothing but cattle, dry land, and dehydrated trees on the verge …

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You know, when it’s winter here, it’s summer in Australia…just saying. If you’re planning a trip, or want to be, check out this COOL NEW THING, AussieHikingTours. It’s got reviews, tips, tricks, routes, groups, and everything you might need to design the perfect trip down under. We interviewed it’s founder, Neil Fahey, to get the inside scoop. …

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When I first smell the smoke, it registers only superficially. Unlike the tight gild of the eucalyptus trunks or the mammalian noises of the kookaburras, which shock my perception with their newness, this smell is a familiar detail from hikes back home in Virginia. It isn’t until I see the concern on a fellow backpacker’s …

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NAME: Jeanette Cheney LOCATION: Melbourne, Australia OCCUPATION: Coffee drinker, blogger, executive officer Jeanette is our Exploring Women contest winner, and in true Misadventures spirit she has an innate curiosity of people, places, and exploring the world. She credits her parents and grandparents for inspiring and encouraging her to travel since she was a child. She says, “You’ll …

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[divider]Context[/divider] Sydney, Australia [divider]The Photographer[/divider] Maggie White says, “My greatest adventures take place in the ever changing environment of my own mind, body and spirit. Everywhere I travel, I am drawn with delight and wonder into the adventure of becoming more me. Time is passing no matter where I am or what I do, so …

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