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I did a Skydive!

When I was in Queenstown, I finally bucked up the courage to do a skydive with NZONE Skydive and I loved every single second of it!
After doing the Shot-Over Canyon Swing (which was pretty scary), I didn’t even feel scared to do a Skydive anymore! So off I went, all confident to the Skydive place.
They picked us up from their office in Queenstown and drove us out. I could see that some of the girls were getting a bit nervous, but I was still loving it even when I was having a recorded interview which you will see in my video!

Even when I was in the plane (which has no seats, so you sit on the floor) I was still too excited although I could see us eventually reaching 12,000ft!
I was the last one to jump out, and that was the bit I was a little nervous about but it was over before you could even blink and didn’t feel like you were falling at all!
They don’t mess about here either, well we didn’t get anyone that messed about – we simply went to the edge, ‘Are you ready?’ and out you were!

As we were free-falling, or just falling in general the whole time, it didn’t feel like you were – it weirdly felt like you were floating as all of the wind is pushing against you. Although, I must say that I got a little freaked out as I thought I couldn’t breathe from all of the air in my face. I thought to myself ‘It’s fine, you can breathe, it will go in..’ but I really felt like it wasn’t, so I felt a bit relieved when he pulled the parachute out and I could breathe again – but I was still loving every second of free-falling!

I had an amazing diver too, who was pointing out all of the mountains and everything else you could see in Queenstown from our incredible view. It was a bit cloudy on the day, but after we fell through the clouds (when the camera stopped – the camera diver had to fall faster than us to get to the ground first) we could see all of the snowy mountains and lakes, it was truly incredible!

You can see my video of the skydive HERE.

Here are a few photos:
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Here is the link to the skydive place: NZone Skydive
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ink to my YouTube Video: HERE
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NEW VIDEO: I DID A SKYDIVE!

I will be having a NZone Skydive post up soon with all of the details on what I did and what it was like – so look out for that!
In the meantime, go and check out: nzoneskydive.co.nz
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G Adventures Trip: Part One (Fraser Island)

Fraser Island was amazing, that’s all I have to say really!
I decided to go on a 10 Day Tour (link to the exact one) with a company called G Adventures, who provide tours all around the world. I thought that this would be a lot easier for me as I had been very stressed recently and means that I didn’t have to book anything like hostels, attractions..
Our tour started from Brisbane and made it’s way up to Cairns. I will be posting photos from each place as we moved on, throughout the week hopefully!
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We got to ride in a 4X4, have a scenic flight of the island and swim in every area of water possible!
As soon as we got to Fraser Island, there was a massive rain storm, but that didn’t stop us from doing anything! We immediately jumped into Lake Mackenzie and had a swim and ball game in the rain!
After that, we went to find our campsite where we had the cutest tents (more like, trailer tents than actual ground ones!) and started to have our group meal!DSC02704
On the second day, we started off bright and early and got to Eli Creek before any other tourists! We got into our bikinis and headed off to swim down the creek several times! It was such a great experience with everyone, even though it was a little cold! After that, we decided to have a quick swim in the sea too (which afterwards, on a plane flight which I will mention later, we saw sharks from the plane).
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The scenic flight was optional ($50) and it was definitely worth it! It was so great, we got to see what the middle of the island looked like, saw some sharks in the ocean and got some incredible footage!
We then got back into our 4X4 and decided to do a few stops at the shipwreck, some lookouts and Champagne Falls (which I’ll talk about later).
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We visited the shipwreck, got quite a few photos and footage taken and some group photos and then we headed off to the other lookouts! Firstly, we saw The Pinnacles which was so pretty as it tends to change colour with the weather. Then we headed up to the edge of the island to look out which was beautiful, such a lovely lookout! And finally, we went for a paddle in Champagne Falls which was really pretty as it was just like a massive rock pool on the side of the ocean, which has deeper parts to swim in too!
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We then had a bit of a wild night at the camp site, which involved a little bit of alcohol, dancing, stir fry and camp fires!
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That is the basics about our Fraser Island trip, which I’ll be more than happy to expand on if anybody wants more information! Although, I must say, we saw so many different animals on this 3 day trip to Fraser Island! We saw Dingoes, Whales, Turtles, Sharks, Goannas and some spiders too!
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I have just edited my Youtube video from Fraser Island too, so look out for that when I have internet that’s good enough to upload it for you!
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Have you been to Fraser Island? Or travelled with G Adventures before?
What’s your favourite journey that you have ever done so far?
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LINKS:
G Adventures Brisbane – Cairns Tour

So, here I’m writing from the past..

Basically, today it’s the 10th May and I thought that I would start writing this now. I am trying to catch up on my blog posts, and I know that I will be in work during the week and probably a little hectic, but here it goes..
I am finally revealing what I have been hiding for about 4 months!

HERE IS THE ANNOUNCEMENT VIDEO

On Saturday (probably the day that you will be reading this), I will be flying to Orlando as my family are going on holiday. I have decided that I will surprise my mother when I get there, as she doesn’t know that I will be there.
I get to the airport before them in Florida, so I will have a little wait around until I bump into them. I am planning a little method of surprising her, depending on what I can do at the time.

But yes, I have been wanting to tell you all this for ages as obviously, I am very excited to be going but haven’t been able to write anything incase she reads it (she reads my blog every now and then!).

So by now, I am probably still sitting on my 19 hour flight, possibly bored out of my mind, possibly sitting next to a crazy person, possibly sleeping or maybe even reading..

I will be updating you all on what I am doing when I get there, and yes, I will be taking a lot of videos whilst I’m there (especially the surprise). I will vlog on my way there, too. (I am taking my macbook, this time as we’ll have free wifi).

So prepare for lots of Disney and Universal related things in the next two weeks hopefully! I know that it can get really hectic over there though and I might not upload as much as I hoped – but I will definitely catch up at least when I get back. Hopefully I’ll have time to do it there and then!

So, let’s hope this surprise goes well!
Bye!
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New Vlog: Gold Coast, Cyclone Time.

Here is my new Gold Coast vlog! A short video, but I couldn’t go out for a few days because the weather was really bad – Byron Bay short video to come up next though!
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