Monthly Archives: June 2013

Enjoying the gifts of Nature

Since finishing a 3-year work contract in Japan last December, I have been making the most of my free time by getting outside and enjoying nature. While I had a great time living and working in Japan, I felt a bit cut off from nature. I was living in Osaka, a city of 3 million people, […]

My Meditation and Fitness Goals for June

This month I am completely free.  I’m not currently working, and have no plans until the last week of June, when I will go on a week-long trip to lake Huron with my mother, my aunt, and my sister.   So to occupy my time, I have set a couple of personal goals for myself, […]

Exploring Tropical North Queensland part 2: Cape Tribulation and the Great Barrier Reef

After our tour of the Daintree river to spot the local crocs, my boyfriend and I set off north for Cape Tribulation,  where the rainforest meets the reef. We drove up the the ferry that crosses the Daintree river and through the 160 million year-old Daintree forest. The drive was beautiful. As we drove further […]

Adventures in Tropical North Queensland – part 1

A few weeks ago, I went on a mini-holiday with my boyfriend to Tropical North Queensland (TNQ).   We flew up to Cairns from Brisbane, rented a car, and set off on our little adventure. We didn’t have much time (only 4 or 5 days), so I tried to plan our itinerary in advance so […]