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easy: Sabah – the province of Borneo in South East Malaysia. It started like a normal honeymoon: a nice resort, plenty of lounging by the pool, sunset cocktails, great food, snorkeling and swimming etc. However, Carly’s happiness did not last long. Four days later she was knee deep in mud struggling to make her way However, travel is not always bond with our guide (Javier) who had through the thick jungle and up a enjoyable. For example: I was just set up his own travel company. I steep mountain. She was soaked to mugged at knife point in Cape Town, was so impressed with his work that the bone and constantly fending of escaped from a burning ferry in I continually recommended him to the many leeches that were stirred Thailand after the engine caught fire, many friends and family. Next thing up by the recent downpour. got stranded in central Rome after I knew - he had named his son after my campervan broke down in the me. I’ve since been back to meet my Despite death stares, silent middle of the road and was peed on little namesake; I’m sure he is the treatment, sarcasm and the usual by a mountain gorilla in Rwanda. So only boy named Craig in Peru. mood swings of an angry wife we you see, it’s not always comfortable survived and are now proud to say or fun. Sometimes you think “what My passion for travel extended to that we are the first honeymoon the hell am I doing here”. But that’s our honeymoon. Initially, we were couple to trek part of the Sandakan okay. Travel will force you to step both happy with the agreement. Death March. And for those who outside your comfort zone, push Carly (my fiancé) would look after are wondering, yes we are still the limits of your capabilities and the finer details of the wedding and happily married! challenge your mind and body. And I would take care of the honeymoon. it will leave long lasting memories. So while she was organising flowers, With two young toddlers on board decorations and the rest I was we are now focusing on exploring Over the years travel has enabled researching all kinds of exotic places parts of own backyard. And if anyone me to experience new cultures, and trying to find the perfect destination discovers an antidote to that wicked meet some life-long friends. While that would offer some relaxation and travel bug, please don’t send it my trekking in Peru I formed a special adventure. In the end the choice was way. I’m happy to remain infected! Accessible Accommodation + Charter Flights 2016 Winner Accessibility AwArd The Bellarine Peninsula + Geelong 0403 515 605 www.accessiblestays.com enquiries@oceangrovestays.com.au linkonline.com.au travel 51