Thank you so much to Absolutely Lucy (Check out her blog) for my nomination for the Liebster award!!! Only started my blog a month ago so very pleased to get an award already! Here are my answers and nominations.
The Liebster award is given to up and coming bloggers with less than 200 followers. Its aim is to spread the word about new blogs and build up the blogging community.
Here are the rules:
– You must link back to the person who nominated you.
– You must answer the 11 questions given by the person who nominated you.
– You pick 5-11 nominees with under 200 followers to answer your questions.
– You cannot nominate the person who nominated you.
– You must tell the nominees that they have been nominated by you.
- What has been your favourite blog post to write and why?
Moab, Utah Post
My favourite blog post that I have written so far has to be Moab, Utah simply because of the incredible memories I have of that trip. Moab has two incredible national parks to visit Canyonlands and the Arches neither can be missed it is an amazing part of the world that I hope to get a chance to explore further in the future.
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Haytor Rocks are located on Dartmoor National Park about 30 minutes drive from Exeter city centre. It’s a great place to visit on a sunny day with panoramic views of the moor. There are also short walks in all directions, we took one heading down to a small stream and an old quarry a beautiful spot. It would be a great place to take small children as it is all easily accessible with steps carved into the side of the rocks so that anyone can climb to the top and grazing Dartmoor ponies roaming around the whole area. If you’re into rock climbing you can also climb the rocks which I hope to go back and do myself. The only downside was that there were too many people surprising for a crisp day in February. Still another highly recommended spot to visit.
I love this book! Every time I read it or even see the movie adaptation, I just wanted to throw everything aside and head off on another adventure. The Beach by Alex Garland follows a young man’s experience, travelling in Thailand. He comes across a crazy man in Bangkok who lets him in on a secret. A traveller community hidden away on a remote island, living the good life surrounding by incredible natural beauty. Though as it turns out it’s not quite all it’s cracked up to be. Highly recommended read.
I briefly visited the Blue Mountains during my travels around Australia in 2012 but can’t wait to explore them further during my trip in four months time! An incredible place to go hiking, canyoning and sightseeing. Just a few hours from Sydney, a great place for a day trip if you can’t stay longer.
Things to do in the Blue Mountains http://www.bluemts.com.au/things-to-do/tourist-attractions/
More about Australia? Click here to see my page
Here are some photoshop manipulations I created for a photography project, using images taken around the world.
Arriving into Sydney, New South Wales in June.
Top 10 things to do:
- Blue Mountains
- Sydney Opera House
- Taronga Zoo
- Harbour Boat Trip
- Royal Botanic Gardens
- Palm Beach Light House Walk
- Bondi Beach
- Skiing Jindabyne
- Sydney’s new Wet’n’Wild Waterpark