Too old for this shit… Kuta, Lombok with baby

Too old for this shit… Kuta, Lombok with baby We arrived in Kuta, Lombok full of hope that we would finally have a more authentic taste of Indonesia. The transport was great – sitting right in the front, getting scared at every curve, and even, oddly, getting to watch Justin Bieber’s christmas DVD… The driver left us at the corner of a tiny unpaved street … Continue reading Too old for this shit… Kuta, Lombok with baby

A wedding in the jungle: The Tailwind Jungle Lodge

A wedding in the jungle: The Tailwind Jungle Lodge One year ago we flew with our 5 month old baby to get married in the Mexican jungle. We wanted a simple and small wedding, had a small budget, and a taste for adventure. After a bit of research we found the perfect place: we would get married at the Tailwind Jungle Lodge, a yoga retreat … Continue reading A wedding in the jungle: The Tailwind Jungle Lodge

Moving overseas and selling everything: the best of best responses I received on Facebook Marketplace

It’s now official. We are moving overseas…again! In a few weeks we are taking off to lead a nomad life for a multi-month trip through Indonesia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, etc. … Packing for an overseas move means sorting out what is truly essential in our lives. This daunting process is so liberating – I hate it, yet love it – plus selling most of our … Continue reading Moving overseas and selling everything: the best of best responses I received on Facebook Marketplace

First climbing weekend with a newborn

Going out with baby Wow, this pregnancy thing was a hell of an adventure! I am still in shocked when I think about it. A year ago we were still in the dark about breastfeeding, newborn poop, baby sleeping patterns… no immediate plans to create a mini-human and dreaming of our next adventure. The months of the pregnancy were one of the most amazing journeys … Continue reading First climbing weekend with a newborn

Climbing Pregnant and other exercises in pregnancy: part 2

Here I am, 35 weeks pregnant and only a few more weeks until our daughter’s arrival. To be honest I never thought I would be rock climbing at this stage of my pregnancy.  Like a lot of people I always thought of pregnant women it must be hard to carry all of that extra weight as if they were some kind of poor, fragile little … Continue reading Climbing Pregnant and other exercises in pregnancy: part 2

Climbing pregnant?

Should I or shouldn’t I… I found out that I was pregnant during a rock climbing trip in Arco, Italy. Put on the spot, I had immediate concerns about climbing pregnant. On one hand I had trained for weeks to be in the best shape possible for this trip – traveling anywhere outside of Australia is a big investment of time and money – but … Continue reading Climbing pregnant?

Climbing in Arco… and a little surprise

We visited Arco in Italy for a climbing trip in April. The trip was a mixture of ecstatic happy moments, worry and fear, good sports, a 30th birthday celebration and a lot of tenderness. It was so overwhelming that it took me three months to digest before I could write anything about it. Here it is, our trip to Arco: Part I! Our trip in … Continue reading Climbing in Arco… and a little surprise