5 Lessons That I Learned From Doing an IRONMAN.

Ironman. What an experience. To most, the idea of swimming 3.2 kilometres, cycling 180 kilometres and running a marathon (42.2 kilometres), consecutively, sounds like hell. For me, it was a challenge that presented excitement, and one that I couldn’t let fall by the wayside all too easily. Fast forward ‘20 weeks to glory’; to Busselton […]

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Hiking the Accursed Mountains – Valbonë > Theth, Albania.

In the far north of Albania lies a tiny village called Valbonë. Surrounded by the beauty of the Accursed Mountains and lined with streams of dry river beds and sparingly placed guesthouses, it’s a quiet corner where the expression ‘less is more’ certainly speaks volumes. On arriving to Valbonë you can immediately recognise the kindness, […]

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‘Perception is Reality’, Right. Or is it? The Brilliance of Social Media in Augmenting the Truth.

Do you ever flip through Instagram and double tap the many perfect captures of the seemingly blissful existence of others’, – places travelled and moments gathered, and then wonder why your life doesn’t also resemble a beautifully styled online portfolio of memories that are enhanced with ‘Valencia’ or alike, and effortlessly flow by graduation of […]

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Cycling Bellagio > Madonna del Ghissalo, Lombardy.

Bellagio and Lake Como – lifestyles of the rich and famous. With cycling boot camp underway and fresh legs rearing to go, unfortunately we couldn’t make time for an afternoon spritz’ with Mr Clooney (perhaps next time with more notice ;)). We had a bit to get through this day with a climb of the […]

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From Where We Ride ~ Varese & Surrounds, Northern Italy.

It was July 9, (late entry, eep!) and day 1 of our cycling camp that had been in the making for a good six months or so. The tour was an organised event offered by our local triathlon club from Melbourne and was available to a small group of 8. First in, best dressed. Excited, […]

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Cycling Above The Clouds – The Ortler Alps, Northern Italy.

Often times, travel photography (or my non-trained eye at the very least) doesn’t at all give justice to the beauty and/or scale of the landscapes that we are fortunate to see; neither provide a true insight to the incredible experiences had. For me, this dilemma played over many times as we recently cycled, climbed and […]

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