Posts Tagged ‘transportation’

LSNT: How to drive a stick!

LSNT: How to drive a stick!

I know, I know, it is ridiculous that only this past weekend I learned how to drive a manual transmission (aka “a stick” where I come from)! Apparently not having this skill before was very “American” of me. Nevertheless, skirt can officially drive a stick. There may be some stalling happening from time to time, […]

Please check for your personal belonging …

Please check for your personal belonging …

I admit I can be defiant. There is an innate part of me that refuses, for whatever reason, to obey orders given by flight attendants. I don’t pay attention to safety procedure demonstrations and I have never read the safety information brochure in the seat pocket in front of me. I travel often, I know […]

Octopus … my new ride/home in NZ

Octopus … my new ride/home in NZ

Getting around in New Zealand can be challenging, especially when you are traveling with heavy and bulky kitesurfing gear. Public transport is limited outside of the bigger cities and not accessible to most of the places we want to visit. We needed our own wheels to explore the beautiful North Island at our leisure. From […]

GBF: How I missed my flight with a 3 hour layover

GBF: How I missed my flight with a 3 hour layover

THE GOOD I emerged from my meditation retreat feeling relaxed, calm, and focused. Before I began the retreat I had no idea where my skirt would take me next. I was considering a few very different options, unsure of which was best. After seven days of silence and meditation my head was much clearer and […]

Bye Bye Hercules, we will miss you heaps!

Bye Bye Hercules, we will miss you heaps!

On the way to Margaret River we stopped for a few days in Perth to prepare Hercules for sale. Herc had driven us from Darwin to Perth, over 8,000 KM (5,000 miles) without a bath. He was SO dirty!!! It took us over three hours to get all of the red outback dust and dirt […]

We bought a 4WD Jeep!!!

We bought a 4WD Jeep!!!

And his name is Hercules … but first let me explain Stacy and I came to be proud owners of a 1995 4WD Jeep Cherokee! When our plane to Darwin landed at 1:00 in the morning, Stacy and I wondered where we would sleep? It seemed silly to spend money on a hostel for only […]

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