Sofia

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I’m Sofia, a Portuguese native, who, quit my job, packed 20 kg of my life into a backpack and moved to Australia. I have been fuelled by my new life to experience more adventure rather than settle, pursing even more my desire to travel, explore and being outdoors. This blog aims to inspire, intrigue and encourage readers around the world to travel further, longer and wider and also to share my passion for an outdoor lifestyle.

Tree Found, Soul Filled

A “whale” of a distance – that’s what I say to Noah to remind him that he must have space between him and others. It’s hard to explain why we can be close together but not with other people and his friends. Noah is a gentle soul and a bit of a deep thinker – […]

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Beach Days

This is how we start our days, every day. We ride to the beach, right after breakfast around 7.30 and spend a few hours. We do a surf check at the top of the headland, but we don’t go in for a surf – I couldn’t manage to have Noah on a surfboard and Finn […]

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The Blue Tiger Butterflies

There are hundreds of butterflies in the air. Hundreds of blue butterflies all around the coast. It’s quite magical to ride along and witness so many butterflies fluttering about. We have been spotting them everywhere, even on the beach. We have also collected some dead ones. We wanted to find out more about them. Time […]

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It Started with a Stanley Knife

Noah skated for hours yesterday. Today woke up with sore leg and knee which, to be honest, I think was actually not true – I do think all of this change, the virus and our family dynamic is calling for extra cuddles and attention on him. And this is fine, we do love extra cuddles! […]

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Lemonade For Sale

First cloudy day in a while. Noah went for a surf check with Paul. Finn and I enjoyed the morning in the garden. The Delight of Splashing Finn loves playing with water – he can spend hours splashing around in the pool, at the beach and in any container that he can find. Water Play provides […]

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Maps, Postcards and Boxes | The Wonder School

Here is a snippet of our day. Apart from what we are sharing there was Lego, music concerts, gardening and playing ball games and hula hoops. Noah didn’t want to share about those because “they are just stuff we do while waiting for an adventure” Postcards for far-away family We have been collecting feathers on […]

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