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Gone Walkabout
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Mar 5, 2017
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Between Syd and Byron, NSW
So, I moved a little ways north of Nelson, BC a couple of months ago. This area is too damn beautiful!
So many people are willing to pick up hitchhikers too (something I'm not used to, being from Queensland, Australia).

Here's a few photos from the past couple of weeks. Wandering my foot, my own car (when it runs) and thumb (even managed to get a ride across the lake on some dude's boat!).

If anyone else is around here get in touch!
I'm sticking around until I hit the road in November.

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Just outside of home base. Kootenay Lake, at Ainsworth.

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Back roads, Ainsworth

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Cedar Trail, Ainsworth

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Fletcher Falls, Kaslo

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Forest Shack, Kokanee Glacier

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Lakeside Park, Nelson

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Cliche. Wandering along the tracks. Nelson.

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Kootenay Lake, Ainsworth

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And a shitty, drunk selfie with housemates ;)
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