Always be sure to do your own art too - it will change your life for the better!
Always be sure to do your own art too - it will change your life for the better!
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Travel Can Change Who You Are - the curious role of fate.

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Travel Can Change Who You Are - the curious role of fate.

The sheer solitude of the Arctic is stunning - getting up before everyone else to be greeted by this scene makes me feel blessed. I remember that morning so clearly because I just gave myself time to ‘pause’ for a moment to take it all in.    I’m going to guess that, at some point during at least one of your travel experiences, you’ve had some kind of epiphany - big or small. Something has happened to you, to someone you’re travelling with, or to those around you and the result is a whole new perspective on life. These blogs...

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Wildlife in Your Travel Journal

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Wildlife in Your Travel Journal

Very fresh wolf tracks along the banks of the MacKenzie River near our campsite.   Wildlife In Your Travel Journal     Isn’t it true that some of our most memorable travel experiences involve wildlife.   As we camped along the shores of the MacKenzie River, this porcupine waddled to the river, swam about for a few minutes and then waddled back into the scrub that flanked the riverbank.     Certainly that’s the case if your able to take in something like a Safari where the entire purpose of the trip is to capture the experience of seeing creatures...

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Landscape, Soundscape, Smellscape - Your Travel Journal Entries

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Landscape, Soundscape, Smellscape - Your Travel Journal Entries

Breathtaking landscapes of the Missouri River in Montana on a 2 week canoe trip.   Landscape, Soundscape, Smellscape - Your Travel Journal Entries     Compelling Travel Journal entries come from all sorts of different perspectives. They come from different times of the day, different settings, different people and so many other sources.     One of the simplest ways to record rich memories is to think about the landscapes you’re visiting, and give yourself a moment to reflect on that ‘sense of place’. Perhaps start using point-form and record simply what the place looks like.   The ‘lay of the land’...

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Proof of Life - Your Travel Journal!

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Proof of Life - Your Travel Journal!

Proof of Life – Your Travel Journal This isn’t going to be a regular blog.   This blog is going to try to convince you to actually DO something. This blog is a sales pitch to get you to think seriously about taking the step to start doing Travel Journals for yourself.   Whether you’re a hiker or paddler, a seasoned cruise ship person, or an adventure traveler, the act of doing a Travel Journal will give back to you in so many rich and unexpected ways. In the end, you will have a treasure - something few people have...

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