Archiv autora: Martina Doležalová

Sydney – How I Danced to the Aboriginal Music and Practised Yoga in front of the Opera

Sydney – How I Danced to the Aboriginal Music and Practised Yoga in front of the Opera

Sydney is the most populous city in Australia and Oceania of about five million regions „Sydneysiders“. It remains one of the richest areas in Australia in terms of Aboriginal archaeological sites – no wonder, since indigenous Australians have inhabited the Sydney area for at least 30,000 years. Their spirit is tangible everywhere and it would be silly to try to deny that.

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How I found Bali in the Blue Mountains and a café so good you forget it is run by a cult

How I found Bali in the Blue Mountains and a café so good you forget it is run by a cult

When you travel the world you usually have a reason for that. Some travellers claim they travel without a cause, simply because there is nothing else they would want to do or because they know not what else to do. Some travel for the thrill of the unknown. For some travel is a form of an escape. Some travel because they want things in their life to change.

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Australia – When the Sky Kept Crying

Australia – When the Sky Kept Crying

When you travel, you tend to post cool pics and videos on Facebook and Instagram and your friends might get the impression that travelling is just a lot of fun. It can be – at times. The truth is, though, there are moments when you feel vulnerable, broken, hopeless and homesick. They mostly arrive when you get some health issue or when you feel that certain country simply does not comply with your energy or expectations.

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Phi Phi Islands, Thai Box and How I Stopped Throwing Ice Away

Phi Phi Islands, Thai Box and How I Stopped Throwing Ice Away

If you stay in Krabi, you are bound to visit some of those beautiful islands in the area. There are many to choose from, the weirdly shaped Chicken Island, the James Bond Island (famous – obviously – thanks to one of the Bond movies, The Man with the Golden Gun), the lovely Hong Island or the National Park of the Phi Phi Islands which became notorically famous thanks to the movie The Beach, starring young Leonardo Di Caprio.

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Trekking in Krabi II – Hot Stream and Emerald Pool

Trekking in Krabi II – Hot Stream and Emerald Pool

These two places are widely discussed online and the opinions on them differ greatly. My personal one is that the Hot Stream is overrated and a complete rip off, especially if you go off season, but the Emerald Pool is quite a stun – especially at low season when not many tourists are around.

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Trekking in Krabi I – Dragon Crest and Tiger Cave

Trekking in Krabi I – Dragon Crest and Tiger Cave

Dragon Crest
If you love trekking and hiking, you are bound to fall in love with the lush jungle and cliff area of Krabi. Among my top treks there would definitely be the amazing jungle trek of Dragon Crest (Khao Ngon Nak), the Tiger Cave trek and The Emerald Pool and Hot Stream trek.

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Community Life in Thailand

Community Life in Thailand

Working in Marina Yoga and Reiki centre in Krabi, Thailand, you are constantly exposed to a high degree of spirituality, which might be inspiring but sometimes also demanding. Time runs quickly here with two yoga classes every day, reiki healing sessions, going to beaches, temples and for forest walks with the ten dogs Marina has taken in to look after so that they would not go stray in the streets.

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Setting off again

Setting off again

Sometimes people go “Wow!” when you go “Oh…”

Yes, I am off for another journey, another adventure. A month in a yoga and reiki centre in Krabi, Thailand, with a flight to Bangkok then to feel like a tourist for a couple of days, and then off for another yoga centre, this time for two months – in the Blue Mountains near Sydney, Australia. And then, if all goes well, a month in the Sunshine Coast near Brisbane, spent by dog-sitting, with a Christmas invitation from the family who I will helping.

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