Archive for August, 2015

August 16, 2015

Horse Riding

20150816_13330020150816_12234620150816_123219Today I went horse riding on Kurrimine Beach in Tropical North Queensland. It’s about a 30 minute drive from Wongaling Beach. I passed a winery on the drive. Back to the beach-it has golden sand, rock pools, plants and coastal trees. Out at sea I could see islands and a reef. I got on the horse and away we went down the beach. It was a very memorable experience.

August 15, 2015

I’m in the Tropics!

Rachel

I’m back in Australia after my year in the UK. It’s great to be back! I actually think I experienced a bit of a culture clash from my own country which I’ve never experienced before.

My family lived on the South Island of New Zealand for a year when I was little. We were in a place called Sumner which isn’t far from Christchurch and has an esplanade, beach, “Rocky Island” (a rock near the shore which we kids pretended was our island) and a horse riding club. My brothers and I used to go there all the time and ride horses and donkeys on the beach and through the port hills. When we came back to Australia and moved to Queensland in 2002 I guess the culture and climate were different and a new adventure was beginning.

Growing up in Canberra my parents always took us out camping, bushwalking…

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