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For the Birds

Our three day stop over has just ticked three weeks. And if you’re not a yachty, you’d struggle to understand how that’s possible! But delays are all part of the sailing life. And Namibia is an alright kind of place to get stuck in. I know what you’re thinking, it’s Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago
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Live Long . Travel Free.

The eyes of the traveler see more in a week than many see in a lifetime! I’m not talking tourism; But TRAVEL: Immersing yourself in the world and getting lost in it! Allowing yourself to meet new and interesting people and truly exploring the sights, sounds, tastes, cultures, beats, smells, Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago
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Let Go

If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably had a rollercoaster year chasing adventures and dreams and eligible bachelors.   You may have set goals and forgotten about them. Or not set goals and over-achieved simply by getting out of bed and putting pants on. . But whatever sort of year Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago
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My Back Garden

There’s reason my inner compass keeps navigating to Cape Town. I’d like to show you why! Welcome to my back garden!    And if you still don’t understand why Cape Town is the best city in the world, you really should come and check it out for yourself! We’re always Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago
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Anywhere for a Hug

“Make sure you come visit if you’re ever in [insert random name of strange town you will likely never visit]” -Anyone who has ever traveled is familiar with this phrase. It has become something of a generic salutation, the “politically correct” open-ended goodbye that is expected among gypsies. On the Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago
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Root of my Roots

When you kick off your shoes and put on some pedals, you will find that anything is in fact possible!  You may have an old rickety bike. You may camp alone in soggy fields. You may spend far too much time hanging out with sheep. But eventually you will arrive. Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago
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Go ADVENTURE now!

Definition of adventure 1a :  an undertaking usually involving danger and unknown risksa book recounting his many bold adventuresb :  the encountering of risksthe spirit of adventure 2:  an exciting or remarkable experiencean adventure in exotic dining They were looking for adventure. 3:  an enterprise involving financial riskwanted to pay off her debts before embarking on any new financial adventures Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago
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Lesotho for Lunch

A one way ticket to Bloemfontein. Yes, I know what you’re thinking…   But it was good stuffing my measly supply of gypsy essentials into my pack again.  It felt right stepping out of the front door and taking the hike down the road to the bus station.  Good Friday Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago