BRAZIL post from a LOCAL coming soon!!

……..but for now, follow me on instagram! No agenda here, just something to keep your spirits motivated throughout the day 🙂

I’ve already got a bunch of super inspiring photos posted and much much more to come!

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Snapshot of a South African Safari

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This was a photo guest post by a close friend, Lindsey Monahan

Eat and Enjoy nature in Namibia

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A close friend of mine, Shauntay White recently travelled to Namibia.  Shauntay was nice enough to share one of her most special places she used to eat at in Namibia, ” it is a restaurant at the Okapuka Game Drive.  At the Drive, you can eat at a restaurant that overlooks the grounds.  It is not unusual to see animals out in the fields carelessly eating while you do the same. It is a very relaxing environment where you can truly appreciate nature and all of its wonders while enjoying a meal of your own.” 

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Simply a beautiful photograph capturing the hills on Namibia.

If you’d like to check out Shauntays personal blog, I’ve provided it below!

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Paths I’ve Taken.

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Laguna Chicabal

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Jersey Shore

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Mt. Kilimanjaro

Key Largo

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Inca Trail & Machu Picchu

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Woohoo, so close to Machu Picchu!!

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“Ahhh fresh air feels so good”

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Went to Machu Picchu the next day as well, rainy, but still beautiful!

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Machu Picchu on a rainy day!

*Tip for anyone looking to climb Wayna Picchu, BUY YOUR TICKET in advanced, there is a limited number of persons allowed to hike Wayna Picchu a day!  The views are beautiful and worth the 2 hours hike.  Unfortunately, I am unable to share pictures with you because when I was hiking Wayna Picchu there was heavy rainfall so I was unable to get photographs of the beautiful views!

Where can you take an EXHILARATING airboat ride and hold an alligator?!

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The Everglades, Key Largo!!  Take a thrilling airboat ride through alligator infested waters!!

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The Everglades also has a wonderful alligator show where their expert handlers educate the audience on on all aspects of these creatures of the swamp.  After the show you can hold both a baby alligator and a snake!  (Don’t worry there is tape over the baby alligators mouth!)

*Bonus: Some of the other activities offered are- alligator feeding, and snake shows!

For information on prices and times checkout their website … http://www.everglades.com

Where can you chill with PENGUINS on a BEAUTIFUL BEACH?!

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Boulders Beach, South Africa

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On the far left is a close friend, Alida Moore!  She has been living in South Africa for a few months.  Alida gave me a few recommendations of places/things to do/see while visiting South Africa.

Here is what Alida said about Boulders Beach, “A must see are the penguins at Boulder Beach in Simon’s Town (about a 45 minute train ride from Cape Town). The train goes right along the shore and if you time it just right, you can watch the sunset over the ocean. There are plenty of hostels in the area where you can stay the night and then the next morning head over to Boulder Beach to swim with the penguins! (It’s only 40 R to get in – about $5). On your way back from the beach you should stop at the Tibetan Tea House for delicious chai, a calming atmosphere, and great food.”

If you’re interested in checking out Alida’s adventures in South Africa then check out her blog!   http://alidalmoore.blogspot.com

Where can you find the BIGGEST mirror in the world?!

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Bolivian Salt Flats aka Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia!!

(When it rains the water forms a thin layer on top that reflects the entire sky!)

The Bolivian Salt Flats are the LARGEST salt flats in the WORLD, and are approximately 3,600 meters above sea level in the Andes Mountain Range!

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The Bolivian Salt Flats are also breeding grounds to a few species of South American flamingos!

Where can you feed a BABY kangaroo?!

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Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, Australia!!

This was a recommendation from a friend who has been living in Australia for a few months!

He said, I quote…”This is definitely my recommendation. It’s 45 minutes by car SE of Melbourne. It’s a huge open park with tons of animals roaming as well as some fenced in areas with animals. They had Dingos, Wombats, Emus, and more in enclosures. There were tons of wild wallabys and kangaroos roaming around too. They would give you food to go feed and pet any of them that you like. For $5 they also let you pet a koala which was awesome.”

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Imagine petting this adorable Wombat!!