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Linda Fairbairn
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Attended Oxford Brookes University
Lives in Brisbane
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I love walking in the rainforest - and when its virtually in your backyard...
This 13km trail in South East Queensland was a test for us - being the first 4 hour hike since my husband's hip operation :)
Daves Creek Circuit is a 13km Binna Burra walk in the Lamington National Park, 100km south of Brisbane. It is touted as having the most varied vegetation
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Despite the best intentions and objectives, LIFE can't but help to get in the way of the best laid out plans -
Answer?
Schedule a day
Two hours planned for on a calendar is never enough when life gets in the way - I propose allocating a day for each segment - My plan for the future
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Fabulous write up about my map journals (Journey Jottings) from a family who travelled around Australia for 18 months
Taking an Australia road trip with kids? Help them record there memories with this amazing Australia travel maps and notebooks from Journey Jottings
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Are you a Travel or Photography Blogger?
Come and share your best image with the theme:
THIRST QUENCHING
in this next round of #photoroulette 
http://journeyjottings.com/blog/2015/10/thirst-quenching-photo-roulette-114/
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But I Can't Draw.... or can you?
No child says "I can't draw" because it's a natural instinct - Schools being alphanumeric nurture us away from visual literacy but the doodle revolution is on
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What to do in Whistler if you don't ski #Whistler   #winter   #travel   #traveltips  
There is more to Whistler than just the slopes - Here's a few pointers as to what to do in Whistler if you don't ski and absolutely love your stay.
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On your next tea break consider spending the 20 minutes being fully present in the moment to do a sketch - Take the time out and just see where it takes you :D
On your next tea break consider spending the 20 minutes being fully present in the moment to do a sketch - Take the time out and just see where it takes you
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If you haven't been to Uluru in Central Australia - Check out my beginner's Guide for all the background stuff you both want and need to know before you go :)
#travel #australia #uluru #NTAustralia
If you're making your first visit to Uluru here is all the information you'll both want and need to know - Uluru facts for the beginner.
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Hiking the magical ancient woodland up to mystical Meteora's monasteries in the sky with +Visit Meteora
http://journeyjottings.com/blog/2015/11/meteora-monastery/
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Sometimes the process is more important than the product as the act of creating a story-map reinforces the tale in your head for posterity +SwissVistas by Fida Wild 
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Are you a Travel or Photography Blogger?
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THIRST QUENCHING
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http://journeyjottings.com/blog/2015/10/thirst-quenching-photo-roulette-114/
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Are you a Travel or Photography Blogger?
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THIRST QUENCHING
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Thirst Quenching images from top travel bloggers portraying their take on the topic from juicy drinks to thirst quenching travel photographs
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Introduction
Cartographer, living on an island in the Bay off Brisbane, Qld Australia.

Enjoying a life of travel, living and working around the world ~ Europe to outback Australia, overland back to historic north Wales and now enjoying sub tropical blue skies once again in Australia :)

Creator of Journey Jottings for *highlighting your holiday adventures*! Whilst most maps tell you where to go, Journey Jottings Australia Map Journals help you remember where you've been!

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Founder and creator of Journey Jottings Journal Maps ~ Plot your route on the map and jot tales in the borders. And Mail-It Maps for keeping family and friends posted.
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  • Oxford Brookes University
    Cartography
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Cartographer, Publisher & Travel blogger
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  • Journey Jottings
    Cartographer, 2003 - present
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A Travelling Tale... or, How I Finally Got to Whistler
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A simple return airplane trip developed into a broken down Greyhound bus saga... but at least the Whistler Shuttle up the Howe Sound was per

It's All in the Detail - Travel Photo Roulette *97
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Travel #PhotoRoulette is a feast of fun photos submitted by travel bloggers based around a theme - This round #97 - Its all in the Detail

Packing List for Travel Journallers Who Want to be More Arty
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Do you want to record your travel memories in ways other than just words? Here's a packing list for travel journallers who yearn to add an a

Mondayitis... When the Holiday is Over
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Coming back from a holiday full of fresh enthusiasm requires change, if you aren't going to fall back into the same old groove and groundhog

Menulog Takeaway Food Delivery Restaurants
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Menulog is the largest online takeaway food delivery. How to get a fresh meal cooked and delivered right to my home door from 4200 Australia

12th November 1878 - 47th day
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Extract from A.Whelan's Australia travel journal sailing from England in 1878 aboard the iron clipper 'Hesperides' to Melbourne.

Signs of My Time in the GemFields
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On my recent visit to the Gemfields in central outback Queensland I came across these funny australian signs, which were a sign of my time t

What a Gem! The Fun of Fossicking
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Having met John who'd found a 16 carat yellow sapphire a few days prior I set out on a day gem fossicking in the gemfields of outback Queens

A Travel Blogger's Life - The What, Why & How I Work
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"Would you like to take part in a travel bloggers' blog hop and explain what, why and how you work as a travel blogger?" And here is what I

Does Travel Negatively Affect a Childs Education?
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My response to an article in a Sydney newspaper stating that missing just one day of school negatively impacts your child's education!

Aussie Outback Dunnies
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Check out these classic aussie outback dunnies that not only satisfy the need to go - but satisfy why you went in the first place - Aussie L

"One Special Summer" - The Travel Journal of Jacqueline & ...
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Jacqueline Bouvier- the late Jackie Kennedy Onassis toured Europe with her sister Lee in 1951. This is a copy of their travel journal - One

The Serendipity of Travel & Where Serendipity Began - Sri Lanka
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The origin of Serendipity - The Three Princes of Serendip "were always making discoveries, by accidents and sagacity, of things they were no

The Laid Back Travel Journal Layout - How to Story-Map Your Day
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Story Maps need a variety of line types, arrows for movement and pictorial symbols - Here we pull it all together and look at a travel journ

Registration opens for TBC Asia: the first PTBA Conference - Professiona...
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The PTBA is delighted to announce that registration for the first ever PTBA conference, TBC Asia, in partnership with Cinnamon Hotels & Reso

Do You Realize How Often You Already Use Pictogram Symbols?
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Pictogram symbols, eg a toilet sign, are immediately comprehensible. What better method of communication is there for conveying your travel

How to Create the Illusion of Movement with Arrows in Your Travel Journal
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Arrows are wonderful for illustrating direction, as well as creating the illusion of movement between places and even the intangible such as

How to Visit Australia on a two week Vacation
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Learn how to visit Australia on a two week vacation. Get tips and travel suggestions for your once-in-a-lifetime adventure

13 Things You May Not Know About Me, Nor (perhaps) Be Likely to Ask
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Linda Fairbairn drew the maps for Lonely Planet's 1st edition of Australia, was married in a 6-seater aircraft over the Indian Ocean, and ha