Would rather be here right now 🏜. We are keeping tabs on what countries are opening back up to travel and have posted an article detailing what countries in particular are open in South East Asia 🌎 and their current situation. Link in bio.
'Explore caves and crevices, untouched by civilisation whilst traversing this magnificent boulder formation which was created naturally over millions of years. A climb to the summit of Baldy Top is a relatively easy ten minute scramble. Although Baldy Top appears quite small in its surroundings, once atop this hill, one is amazed by the breathtaking panoramic landscapes that stretch as far as your imagination. Baldy Top is a photographer’s delight either at sunrise or sunset. As ancient as time itself, Baldy Top offers visitors stunning sunsets whilst experiencing the serenity and solitude of the Outback. You have not seen the Australian Outback until you have seen it from Baldy Top' (outbackqueensland.com.au)
In this summer series, we will be focusing on quirky places. These are unusual places which may have a strange story attached or simply have a uniqueness about them.
What is it: Gardens by the Bay family of travellers sculpture.
Location: Singapore, 🇸🇬 Singapore
Why its on the list: Gardens by the Bay is a nature park spanning 101 hectares and has featured on this list before. It has the stunning Supertree Grove, Cloud Forest and Flower Dome. Supertrees are the 18 tree-like structures that dominate the Gardens' landscape. At night they have a fantastic free lightshow. The picture is one of the quirky art sculptures inside the cloud forest. It is called The Family of Travelers by artist Bruno Catalano. I’ve always found it fascinating how the travellers have no bodies and are able to stand upright! I’m sure it has a cool meaning but it still makes this list! Incidentally, he has many other sculptures like this is you google him.
How to get there: You can walk to it from the Marina Bay area.
Cost: SGD28 entry for two conservatories. Free to walk around outside and see the light show in the evening.
Quirkiness factor: 4/5
Have you been to Gardens by the Bay?
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28 22710 July, 2020
Yesterday was the first time I’ve seen any friends since lockdown started and it felt so great!! ✨✨
Another day, another beach.... can anyone guess which post of a beach, this is an extension of?
The beaches in Antigua are stunning. It’s a small island which you can drive around stopping at all the beaches in like a day. When I visit, I always explore the beaches because being close to the ocean is where I feel free.
Living in London and being in lockdown for the last 4 months has really take its toll on my ocean feels lolll but having photos like this and incredible memories has been helpful.
I specifically remember that the sand at the top was so soft, white and fluffy and the closer I moved towards the water the firmer the ground became. But as soon as you’re feet hit where the waves break, the sand became soft and mushy ☀️🌴🙈 oh how I miss that feeling of the sand between my toes and the waves crashing against my ankles.
On another note, I’ve been listening to The Miracle Morning by @hal_elrod & @patpetrini & @honoree And narrated by @robactis
and it’s SOOOO good. This morning I woke up 60min earlier, jumped out of bed, washed my face & brushed my teeth and am about to go for a walk!
How you start your day is so important and you need to line yourself up for success 💕 it takes at least 30 days to change your routine but once you do, you will start to see major changes in your life!
Does anyone else dream about waking up to views like this?
Something changed for me today and I am honestly feeling a renewed energy that I haven’t felt in so long. I’m not sure if it’s because travel is loosening or perhaps because I worked in the office so I’ve got some form of structure back in my life. But whatever it is, today is an awesome day!
Waking up and setting your mind to a positive frequency is so important! I may not have this view in London, but capturing the photo and just looking at it, really helps to align my thoughts and vibrations to a positive outlook where I am inspired to be my best self!
This photo was taken from the bedroom of my friends place in Antigua- I am lucky enough to wake up to this view when I visit her in Antigua 😍
Antigua is such a beautiful island and genuinely one of my favourite places. The vibe, culture, community and scenery is stunning and I truly feel so peaceful when I am there!
Visualisation is such a powerful tool to communicate with the universe. When you visualise what you desire, you’re asking the universe to provide you with your dreams. The universe will listen and slow long opportunities will present themselves, hidden as pathways to what you desire. It won’t always be clear, but it will always be there 💙
For me, when I was stood on this Caribbean beach for the first time, so many emotions and thoughts ran through my mind...
▪️ I’d been telling myself for all of 2018 - I’m going to the Caribbean on 2019 & here I was in April & then again in December- in the Caribbean on an unexpected and unplanned trip which I did not pay for!
▪️ Imagine if you could live here on a Caribbean island and work and scuba and eat and work and scuba and tan every weekend?
▪️ imagine if this was my backyard, just like it was for whoever owns that house?
In that last thought I told myself to take a photo of this moment because one day, I’ll be back in my favourite restaurant La’Bussola in Antigua, and I’ll walk out the back and onto this beach and I’ll say to the universe thank you! Perhaps not thank you for that particular house, but thank you for whatever similar backyard I now have 🥰
The universe is so powerful, and visualising what you want is so powerful. I do it every morning and every night!
What do you visualise when you think about your future?