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Travel Blogger Friday #11

Travel Blogger Friday #11

I don’t remember how I found Suzy’s blog but it was obvious others had and with good reason, the girl writes a mean blog post.

Suzy shares my love for that perfect view, high above everything else where you can look down and just be in awe of what you see. Her recent post Looking at Travel From The Greatest of Heights showcases some of her amazing views from across Europe and America.

Now I’ve always loved the feeling of looking down on a city. For years I would beg my parents to visit the lookout point in my home town so I could try to pick out places I knew. Then years later when I visited Hong Kong I rode the tram right up to The Peak Tower and watched as day passed to night and the city lit up for as far as the eye could see.

Why do I love this type of view? I think part of it is linked to my desire to see the world, you can see much more of it from above. The other part; well when your way up there away from the traffic and the noise, with just the birds for company I can’t help but feel a little special.

So that’s my favorite view, what’s yours?

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11 Responses to Travel Blogger Friday #11

  1. SUZY February 19, 2010 at 8:41 AM #

    You made my day!!! Thanks so much for the shout out here. It really means a lot to this girl. I’m so jealous of your Hong Kong view experience! My little brother, yes I know I’m jealous of him too, took all these videos of Hong Kong when he was there. I think it must have been the same view, but you could see EVERYTHING. You’re right…it is a feeling of entitlement to view these places from above. The rest of the place is below and somehow you are above, not to sound snobby, but it is a special feeling. Thanks again! I owe you a beer virtually ha, maybe even a case. Huge honor!
    .-= Suzy´s last blog ..Looking at Travel From The Greatest of Heights =-.

    • THE AUSSIE NOMAD February 19, 2010 at 10:21 AM #

      Hey Suzy. I have video footage from my Hong Kong trip and that view. I hope to post it up once I finish the series of my first overseas trip.

      Your more than welcome for the shout out too love your blog.

  2. ANT February 19, 2010 at 8:55 AM #

    So, who got first dibs on the WordPress theme? lol – great heads up, looking forward to reading more from both of you.

    • THE AUSSIE NOMAD February 19, 2010 at 10:17 AM #

      Hey mate. I gave up the theme fight if you look around, you will find at least another 4 blogs I know of using the same one.

      Thanks for the comment I’ll be sure to check your blog out also.

  3. ALY February 19, 2010 at 12:36 PM #

    Another good writer to follow! Ha ha I’m going to have dedicate one day a week to reading all the good blogs out there!! 🙂
    .-= Aly´s last blog ..Traveling Couples: Are We Insane? The Survival Guide =-.

    • THE AUSSIE NOMAD February 20, 2010 at 1:06 AM #

      haha oh Aly I spend hours trying to stay up to date with the blogs I follow. Your right there is just too many good bloggers out there.

      The best part about my blog is finding new blogs for my friday post. I am building one long list of people I want to meet up with and share a beer.

  4. ANDI February 22, 2010 at 9:19 AM #

    I agree with both of you! I just had an awesome experience about with seeing a city from a “great hight.” I took a favela tour in Rio last month and while in probably one of the poorest homes/shacks in the city I looked out the window and saw one of the most gorgeous views I have EVER seen. I could see all of Rio and her glory. This is an experience I will never forget.

    • THE AUSSIE NOMAD February 22, 2010 at 9:35 AM #

      I love those kind of view’s sounds like an awesome one. Did you take a photo I’d love to see it.

  5. NEHA February 24, 2010 at 2:56 AM #

    I love your Travel Blogger Friday series! Going through your archives and discovering some wonderful bloggers and writing. Thanks!

    • THE AUSSIE NOMAD February 24, 2010 at 9:21 PM #

      Thanks Neha. I love writing it as I can use the time to read blogs and not feel guilty about getting nothing done. It’s justified as research 🙂

      Glad your enjoying the bloggers I have featured they are all awesome people and I hope I get to meet them all somewhere around the world.

  6. CANDICE February 24, 2010 at 2:09 AM #

    Suzy is awesome! Love her blog and red-headed temperment. Hehe. That post was also one of my favorites.
    .-= Candice´s last blog ..Disappointment, Running Into Doors, and Donkey Riding =-.

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