So much to see and discover
Seeing the world has really opened my eyes.
Having seen the world through the eyes of people living with different cultures and lifestyles, I have looked beyond the sphere that I live in. This has inspired me to see things for what they truly are and to explore above and beyond to attempt to achieve things in life on much higher levels. Seeing what opportunities I have that other lack encourages me to always put my best foot forward and give things my best shot.
I hope my pictures inspire you as they are only the tip of what is out there for us to all aspire to. So with your eyes, enjoy taking a look at my photos and I hope they inspire you just as much as traveling and life inspires me. The world is a big place. I truly believe that by keeping your ambitions open to enjoy it you will discover yourself. I know I did.
So where have I been?
I've traveled to a long list. So far that lists spans 34 countries and 6 continents.
So far I've been to:
1/ Australia of course as this is where I was born and bred. I was born in Newcastle and grew up in Lake Macquarie. That being the case, I've been to most of coastal and some inland NSW. I've also traveled to Perth and Fremantle in WA, Darwin to the Red Centre and Uluru in NT, QLDs Gold Coast, Brisbane, Fraser Island, Hervey Bay and Whitsunday Islands, Adelaide in SA when I was a kid, Canberra in the ACT, VIC's Melbourne, Ballarat, Bendigo, Halls Gap & the Great Ocean Road
2/ Norfolk Island. This counts as a country on the VT map even though it is part of Australia. I visited Norfolk Island at just thirteen. My first flight over the Pacific and enjoyed Kingston, the beaches, trail riding and surrounds
3/ New Zealand: for work in Auckland and Wellington
4/ The UK: London twice, plus St Albans and driving to Dover
5/ The Netherlands: visiting Amsterdam and Edam
6/ France: Paris, Lyon and Nice
7/ Austria: Innsbruck
8/ Germany: taking a Rhine barge cruise through towns like Sankt Goar and Oberwesel
9/ Belgium: driving through between France and Holland
10/ Italy: Rome, Venice, Pisa and Florence
11/ Vatican City and the amazing Sistine Chapel
12/ Lietchenstein: Vaduz
13/ Monaco: Monaco City and Monte Carlo
14/ Switzerland: Lucerne and Mt Pilatus
15/ Spain: Barcelona and L'Estartit
16/ Kenya: Nairobi, the Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru and Naivasha
17/ Uganda: seeing gorilla's in the wild at Mgahinga National Park, Ngamba Island orphan chimps and rafting the Nile at Jinja
18/ Tanzania: Ngorongoro Crater safari, beautiful Zanzibar Island, Dar Es Salaam and Mikumi National Park
19/ Malawi: Kande and Chitimba Beaches
20/ Zambia: South Luangwa National Park game drives and Livingstone.
21/ Zimbabwe: Victoria Falls
22/ Botswana: seeing Chobe National Park Elephants
23/ South Africa: driving from Johannesburg to Capetown and to the Cape of Good Hope
24/ USA: New York, Miami, Denver, Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Park, Seattle and cruising Alaska
25/ Dominican Republic: Puerta Plata, Santo Domingo and Caberete.
26/ Canada: Victoria, Vancouver, the Rocky Mountains, Niagara Falls, Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa and Quebec City
27/ Argentina: Buenos Aires, La Boca and Parque Nacional del Iguazù.
28/ Brazil: Rio de Janeiro and Foz do Iguaçu
29/ Paraguay: a passport stamp from the border at Ciudad del Este.
30/ Bolivia: La Paz and overland to Lake Titicaca
31/ Peru: The famous Inca Trail, Machu Picchu, Cusco, Lake Titicaca, Arequipa, Huacachina and Lima
32/ Cambodia: Phnom Penh, the Killing Fields of Chueng Ek, Sihanoukville, Siem Reap and Angkor Temples
33/ Thailand: Bangkok, Mae Klong, Floating Markets of Damnoen Saduak, Kanchanaburi, Ayutthaya, Wat Phra Sri Rattana Mahathat near Lopburi, Bang Pa-In, Phitsanulok, Sukhothai, Chiang Mai, Maekhajan Hot Springs, Wat Rong Khun, Chiang Rai, The Golden Triangle, Mae Sai, Koh Samui, Phuket, Phi Phi Islands and James Bond Island