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Photo Essay: The Incredible Biodiversity of Kakadu National Park

In Australia, Northern Territory by Katelyn0 Comments

Situated at the top end of the Northern Territory, Kakadu National Park is Australia’s largest national park covering close to 20,000 square kilometers. Made famous in the 1986 Crocodile Dundee movie, Kakadu National Park became a national park in 1979. Kakadu National Park is a special place for many people. More than half the land belongs to the Aboriginal people, and you …

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Big City and Beach Fun with Hipmunk Hotels in California

In Hipmunk by Katelyn0 Comments

I recently set foot in California for the first time last month. I only spent about two and half days, most of which I slept through thanks to jet lag, in the Greater L.A. area visiting my sister between flights. While I wasn’t exactly a fan of the area, California is a big state. If it’s one thing that travel …

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Photo Essay: The Many Colors of Uluru

In Australia, Northern Territory by Katelyn0 Comments

My Australian bucket list has grown immensely over the past few months since I started living here. From diving the Great Barrier Reef to driving the Great Ocean Road, my list now includes things like cage diving with Great White Sharks in South Australia, trekking the Tasmania Overland Trek, and holding a baby kangaroo. I’d add kidnapping a baby kangaroo …

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Visiting Uluru and Kings Canyon with Mulgas Adventures

In Australia, Northern Territory by Katelyn0 Comments

Next to the Sydney Opera House, Uluru is Australia’s most iconic landmark. Formerly known as Ayer’s Rock, Uluru is the world’s largest monolith standing at 348 meters tall. Uluru became a national park in 1950 where adventurous tourists would come to see and climb the rock. In 1985, Ayer’s Rock was handed back to the original owners, the Anangu, and …