so what does nhawi mean and what is this blog about? well ‘nhawi’ is like ‘ummmm’ in the local aboriginal language, Yolngu Matha. in simple terms the title of my blog represents the gap between articulating thoughts. its the sound of not saying anything, momentarily.

this blogg is a record of our lives in north east arnhem land and our travels to experience other countries and cultures.

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pomos is a tiny little village on the NW coast of cyprus, towards the border with the turkish occupied northern part of cyprus. no one much comes and stays here ...

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so we have reached our final destination for the year, cyprus. we tossed up whether to break the trip up on the way home with a cople of weeks in ...

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this is the final instalment in the ios series of posts - even though its a week since we left greece for cyprus - its taken me that long to ...

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"ˈpāˌTHäs - a quality that evokes pity or sadness." - nup, not happening for me! after our epic boat trip, chelsea & joe took us to the incredible pathos beach bar, but ...

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obviously with joe & chelsea running a water sports business on ios, a boat trip was simply a given. it took a bit of juggling to organise, there were the ...

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damn, now we are in cyprus and i have posted no updates on our visit to chelsea, joe & zara on Ios! now i will have to bang out a ...

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i have been very slack since we left the netherlands - probably due to the move to a greek island and my propensity for lying in the sun doing nothing! ...

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we have been in apledoorn in the netherlands for nearly 2 weeks now. we are staying with michiel, boke and their son, dali. michiel is another yidaki friend, he has ...

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so our week in piemonte has come to an end, we had a last supper with thomas and his family, it was a tribute to the italian cuisine and started ...

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arguably one of the top 5 wine growing districts of the world is the region in piemonte known as barolo, centered around the town of the same name and famous ...

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as i sat on the warm stone wall at our villa having my breakfast of freshly picked tomatoes and figs with rocket, salami, prosciutto and a couple of different cheeses, ...

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of course food and italia are synonymous, you cant travel far here without passing another bar, cafe, pizzeria or restaurant and while we have had the luxury of our own ...

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at the bottom of each page is a link to all the blog posts, arranged from latest to oldest, you can also use the categories on the side bar in the blog posts to look at posts that are tagged with that specific category.

there is also a column of links to other sites like our old blog, vimeo, smugmug and also Kai’s blog and our seekrit squirrel forum – drop by and have a look, if you sign up you can add topics, posts, make replies and add photos and videos to our little community.