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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as denmark is the home of lego and we were only a couple of hours from the first legoland in billund, jutland, we decided a visit with the kids was ...

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after looking into flights from zürich to copenhagen we worked out it would be cheaper - and more fun - to hire a car and drive up to visit our ...

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we have been nearly 2 weeks now in zürich - and i am not sure where the time has gone! we have really enjoyed cycling around here, oh that australia had ...

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we travelled by train down from frankfurt to zürich, the train was a 'fast' train - although not the sort of eyeball tearing fast that some european trains are, but ...

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carl & dorathea took kai and i to ronneburg castle near where they live, its a medieval castle that hosts role play events for jousting etc. the weekend we visited ...

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we arrived in frankfurt at about 11pm on thursday night, after collecting our luggage we caught a taxi to our friends carl and dorathea - they live in a beautiful ...

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our sojourn in turkey has ended and we left our cottage in bozburun with heavy hearts. we caught the local bus to marmaris and then a ferry to the greek ...

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"insha'allah bozburun geri gel" is an expression we have heard a lot in the last few days, "god willing you will come back to bozburun" - as we visit all ...

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following on from the theme of the previous post, we have a family staying here that we also would never have met even if we had visited their home city ...

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one of the great things about staying in smaller places for a siginificant amount of time when you are travelling is that you meet people you would otherwise never cross ...

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  we arrived in selimiye late afternoon after a really wonderful days sailing and found anchorage in the bay, it was our last stop before returning the yacht to marti marina, ...

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  while we were in knidos i kept trying to get the best panorama to show the layout of the 2 bays, mainland and island that make up the area. the ...

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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.