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My mother always said things come in threes. Some might call itย superstition or coincidence or the resultย of energy followingย the mind’s focus. But more often than not, things in threes seemed to happen. And so it did when Iย arrived at Hervey Bay, the third stop in our road trip. Over the ten days, we’d visited the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail near Esk. Around Bargara, we’d seen the sugar cane locos shuffling around the… Read More

Gothenburg is a city of commerce, bustling the length of a long thin harbour and along narrow cobble-stoned streets where shops furnish Swedish style and advertise Global Blue Tax Free shopping. The city was doused in hues of grey during our stay, except for one day when the clouds cleared and Nordic blue swept the sky clear. Sunshine sent the flowers into rapture and I joined them. I walked that sunny day,… Read More

Two weeks. Two countries. Two cities. Hello from Oslo! I’m revisiting Oslo. Again in Spring and excited to experience this city as it wakes from wintery days. Only a week before I arrived, Norway’s capitalย was wrapped in cold, wet weather. I saw photos on Instagram where locals wondered when spring was going to come. I packed my suitcase with a little bit of everything and not too much of anything. And it’s… Read More