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A Redwood Forest in Australia

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A Redwood Forest in Australia

     Last month I went on a very exciting adventure to Victoria, Australia.  As a nature-lover and forest seeker, I was ecstatic about the idea of experiencing new species of trees, plants and wildlife.  I spent most of the trip in the Dandenong Ranges, which is in the mountains, about an hour outside of Melbourne.  The ranges were covered with giant eucalyptus, stunning fern trees and all sorts of birds that I had only seen in photographs.  The forest was breath-taking and just as inspirational as I had thought.  On one of my exploring days in the ranges, I...

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I took it with me

costa rica Travel

I took it with me

      Just about six years ago I had a moment.  A very profound "What am I doing with my life?" moment.  I was turning thirty, and wasn't particularly feeling passionate about anything I was doing.  I was a New Yorker, but I was unhappy with the lack of nature around me and I was ready for a change.  I thought about moving but decided to travel first, since that was high on the list of things I hadn't done enough of yet.  I chose Costa Rica because of it's beautiful natural wildlife, and really because it would be...

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