Category Archives: Adventure

Down in the Sand

Bells Beach in Point Samson doesn’t show up on Google maps. After several attempts to reach the beach that hit private roads or entrances to mine sites, I arrived at the sand of a pristine and deserted shore. Shortly after … Continue reading

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The journey from Karratha

I landed in Karratha on Tuesday morning on my adventure to save the turtles. Stepping off the plane shortly before midday, I was immediately hit by a wave of heat. When asked if I’d been to Karratha before, I had … Continue reading

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Save the Turtles, Save the World

I’m going to save the turtles this November. It’s really happening. The Adventure Last year, I talked here about the WPTP, that monitors the numbers of nesting marine turtles, and judges the success of their nests. I wanted to get … Continue reading

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Bleed for your ‘burb: the flat-footed adventurer and street hockey

It’s a Thursday night, and I’m playing hockey on the roof of a multi-story car park. To understand how I got here, you have to know that I declared 2013 “the Year of the Dragon.” You see, that was an … Continue reading

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The Amazing Aussie Adventure: Hyden Seek

Ever seen a wave that’s 15m high and over 100m long? It was a long weekend in Western Australia for Anzac Day, so with a few friends I took a road trip to a town called Hyden — and to … Continue reading

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An Unlit Side Street in Newtown

Down an unlit side street in Newtown there is an unmarked door. Unmarked except for the graffiti. Above the unmarked, gratified door, down the unlit side street, a red light hangs. You might think at this point in the story … Continue reading

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The Adventure to Save the Turtle

I got to thinking, after my last post. With the up-front cost of Costa Rica so insurmountable, it struck me that I needn’t travel so far for adventure. Australia is this incredible, vast and diverse country. I have barely even … Continue reading

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Traversing Costa Rica

I’ve been talking about a new “big” adventure for a while. It’s been more than three years since I was in the Arctic Circle, and while moving to Australia and completing the country’s highest urban abseil have kept me occupied, … Continue reading

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Going Over the Edge

See that speck, second from the right? That’s me, totally abseiling down the tallest building in Western Australia. For the record, it’s also the highest urban abseil in Australia. I wrote last month about how I was taking this “plunge” … Continue reading

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7 Summits: A Real Adventure for a Real Adventurer

Want to hear about a real adventurer? Over the course of four years Cody Hudson is summiting the seven highest mountains in the world. Yes, that includes Everest. And yes, it also includes Vinson Massif, the highest mountain in Antarctica. … Continue reading

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