Tag Archive | Microadventure

A night on an island

It’s 1pm on Friday and I’ve reached my limit.  After four weeks of stress and pressure I’m about to explode. I need to escape my desk,  my life and my mindset. An hour later I’m standing on the top desk of the Strader oke Island Ferry with my camping gear in a bag at my […]

Brisbane Valley cycle tour weekend – Day 2

The campground is still. The dawn sky is grey outside my tent and the water on the dam is calm. I can hear a few people shuffling around the campground but it’s still not yet day and the campers all seem to have agreed to stay quiet. I slip out of my tent and take […]

Reflecting on my last trip to Moreton Island (September 2011)

As I plan my Moreton Island microadventure, I find myself reflecting on my last visit to the island. It was the weekend after my 32nd birthday and I’d been back in my “get back to fitness” lifestyle for about three months. It was at my birthday dinner that I mentioned it would be pretty cool […]

Gympie to Redlands 300km microadventure

“Why would you want to do that?” “Because it’s there.” And so the Brisbane to Redlands 300km Microadventure was born. Steve and I would leave his place at 7am and cycle 45km into the city to catch the 9:33am train to Gympie. The train was due to arrive in Gympie at 12:40pm so we planned […]

Noosa Everglades canoe trip

Noosa Everglades canoe trip

A few months ago, I was totally stumped as to what to get my parents for their birthday. They are the kind of people who have everything. But then I came up with a brainwave – I’d take them out on a micro adventure. I know they love the outdoors and, while they have done […]