Author Archives: marilyn

Freeze Dried Honey – Yum!

GO WILD! CHATHAM ISLANDS FREEZE DRIED HONEY Walking around Queenstown (NZ) back in February, the Legendary Louise and I popped into a liquor store (for some supplies – lol) and there was a package of freeze dried honey in a … Continue reading

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IYDM Trip #4 – Monkey Ropes Creek

ETTREMA WILDERNESS – 18 – 20 July 2020 When the Legendary Louise first mentioned her dream of doing Monkey Ropes Creek and the abseils, I said “not sure I’d be up for this” after all it was a 15k walk … Continue reading

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Warning people about the exposure might have been a good idea

BLUE MOUNTAINS NP – 11 July 2020 I’d forgotten how exposed some of these abseil trips could be.  I was introducing some people to canyoning (a nice easy trip – Whore’s Bed) and as it’s a short day, I added … Continue reading

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An Adventure with the Legendary Louise

ETTREMA PLATEAU – 4 – 6 July 2020 I think the last time I did the walk to/from Tilly Ann Gap, I swore that it was the last time, but all it needed was Louise saying that we’d go out … Continue reading

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13 reasons why I’m blessed

NSW SOUTH COAST – 26 – 28 June 2020 A family trip away wouldn’t ordinarily be blog-worthy – as great as it was, it isn’t something that I’d publish.  However, getting most of the 13 members of my family to … Continue reading

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