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This hiking blog is where you can read all my thoughts and ponderings regarding anything to do with hiking, camping and the Australian outdoors in general.

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Five Places To Go For A Long Weekend Adventure

With plenty of long weekends available every year here in Australia, this gives us hikers the opportunity to get away for an extended trip. This article takes a look at some of the obvious, and...
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What I’ve Learnt During My Four Years Of Hiking

What may come as a surprise to some is that I've only been in this hiking caper for about four years now. And the beginnings of this 'journey' came about as I took a 12-month break...

Why I’ve Decided To Shut Down The Hiking Society

I'm not going to bore you with all the details but I have decided that as of today The Hiking Society website, MeetUp group and social media pages will cease to exist. It's something I...
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The Great Ocean Walk: A Story of Personal Growth

admin So why did l do a solo seven-day hike on the Great Ocean Walk? Well, it's a hard question to answer. l was meant to be on a multi-day group hike with a bunch of...

Aloha ‘āina Hawai’i

“Aloha. Welcome to Hawai’i,” the taxi driver said as he approached me with a warm smile at the airport, stretching out his right hand before he gently placed his left over mine as if to...
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The Proposed Changes by Outdoors Victoria: My Take

If you're a Victorian and you have been keeping an eye on the news lately, you may have come across an interesting development recently. Outdoors Victoria are in the process of writing new "Australian Adventure...
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Nature Is The Truth – Alla Kozyreva

It's not a hero's story as much as we, as a society, love to hear them. It's an everyday person's story, the one, that emerges from the mud and turns into a beautiful lotus. But not...
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The Hiking Society…The Story So Far

These past 12 months have been absolutely incredible. It was during July 2016 that I decided to start The Hiking Society blog off the back of almost 2 years of heavy hiking. This also included a trek...
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A Beautiful Hike for the Mind, Body and Soul

A story about how hiking impacted the mind, body and soul of a city girl from Melbourne. The wind whistled through the trees as the leaves flew amongst the breeze. As she walked down the muddy trail,...
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Bilbo and Gandalf: The Ultimate Adventurers

Without a doubt, the Lord of the Rings and, to a lesser extent, The Hobbit, are two film trilogies that I really enjoy for a number of reasons. Hell, I love Lord of the Rings that...