Category: Ruminations

Majella’s reflection on Nepal

Sitting at the airport waiting for our flight on the last leg of our journey, I have time to reflect on our visit to Nepal. While India left me feeling confused and unsettled, Nepal left […]

Majella’s reflections on India

Today is our last day in India. I hope by writing some of my thoughts and impressions I will be able to process some of the experiences of the past 2 weeks. The joy and […]

Marathon walking

It was not in a single burst or even a single day but my Fitbit record confirms that our efforts in the Lamington National Park while staying at O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat last week amounted to […]

Authorised walking

Devoted followers of our adventures might be forgiven for wondering what happened to Majella’s burning ambition to attempt all of the walks from Laura Ryan’s book this year. I posted on 20 April about the […]

2018 USA road trip plans

I spent many hours earlier this week planning for a 2 week road trip around some parts of the USA that we have yet to visit. The road trip will fill the first 2 weeks […]

More tweaking

I’m not sure whether this has been driven more by the website renovation bug urging me to finish what I started or by my capacity for procrastination on other activities. Most likely it has been […]

Another relocation

Earlier this year I moved this blog from to my own hosted space at this address. That move went reasonably smoothly and the blog settled comfortably in that space as it recorded our travels […]

New travel blog location

As explained in what I expect will be the final post on the previous site of this blog I have decided to move our travel blog onto the hosting service that I have been using […]

Yugambeh walking

As the title suggests, this post is mostly about our walking adventures but I felt the need to put it in context first. More details about our walking follow below.

Learning from travel

After 12 weeks exploring Europe and Great Britain, I have learnt a few things. Here are some of them in no particular order.