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Great Escape Monthly Review: July 2016

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July was a relatively non-eventful month filled with lots of work and low-key fun. After living and working in Australia for the past few months, I was starting to get a little antsy. While I loved life on the farm, I was ready to fly the coop and travel for a bit. I spent a lot of time with the …

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Great Escape Monthly Review: June 2016

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After May I was ready to move on. A friend from home connected me to a work colleague along the South Coast of Sydney and before I knew it, I’m hopping the train two hours south to Berry, New South Wales. While I mostly enjoyed my experience at the Olympic eventing stable, the stress and the lack of free time …

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Great Escape Monthly Review: May 2016

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May was a tough month for me physically, mentally, and emotionally. In April I accepted a groom/stablehand position at an Olympic eventing stable about an hour outside of Sydney. I was excited to be working with horses again. Heck, I was just excited to be employed again! I consider myself to be a tough cookie and hard worker. This job …

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Great Escape Monthly Review: April 2016

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Welcome to the Land Down Under! After months of waiting, I finally landed in Sydney, Australia on April 3rd. After a whirlwind week of exploring Sydney with Ultimate Oz, I spent about a week and half in Sydney looking for a job and catching up on writing, which I’m still horribly behind on. During my first month in Australia I …

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Great Escape Month Three Review: March 2016

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March was an incredible month of travel starting with a colorful sunrise in the Sahara Desert of Morocco to celebrating my 29th birthday in London to having a minor anxiety attack climbing the Eiffel Tower to drinking beers with my Scottish roommates in Munich. As much as I fell in love with Europe and enjoyed the centuries-old architecture and cobblestone …

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Great Escape Month Two Review: February 2016

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February brought me from Central America to Maine to Europe to Africa. It was a whirlwind month of travel and fun. Just thinking back on it makes my head spin. I spent time scuba diving in Honduras, trekking the highlands of Guatemala, eating authentic Spanish tapas, and saw African snow in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco. While each experience was …