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So what’s it like being an environmental volunteer in the developing world? I can only answer as to my experiences here in Peru, but the same things hold true in many other places. For me, this year has brought a lot of big challenges beyond just from being a long way from home and working in a foreign language and culture. The toughest stuff has been the reality of my work: good… Read More

When is a holiday not a holiday? When it involves working and studying and throwing yourself head-first into a foreign culture and totally different economic reality. People keep asking me how my ‘holiday’ in Peru went, and look confused when I answer that it was difficult, challenging and one of the hardest things I’ve ever done. ‘But surely it was amazing?’ they ask, and it was but it was also very confronting and exhausting and… Read More

Laguna Cejar, Salar de Atacama, Chile Reflect a while on who you are versus who you want to become, then find the path you must travel. Acknowledging your faults will help you to master them. *** I will be at the Hobart Sustainable Living Festival this weekend. If you spot me, come and say hi!

The end of the road, Tasmanian highlands Never stop exploring, even in your own backyard. There is always something new to discover, both within and without. Find out where that road leads.