March 2013

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For the Love of Africa

March 29, 2013

I sat on the ridge of the monolithic, rust-colored sand dunes as I watched the sun rise up over the horizon.  In that moment I immediately felt the warm rays of the sun wash over my face, and smiled to myself, while in my head I could hear the beating of an African drum.  Watching […]

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The Mellyboo Project on TV

March 20, 2013

I received the Facebook message from Jacqueline, a former co-worker of mine, shortly after returning to my hometown.  “Hey Mel!  Would you be interested in coming on the show and talking about your experiences traveling?”  And in an instant, my little blog, The Mellyboo Project, was going to be on TV. The show?  Daytime – […]

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Celebrating 7 Inspiring Women

March 8, 2013

In honour of International Women’s Day I figured I would take the opportunity to honour some inspiring women who are either travelers themselves, or I’ve met while traveling. Kate Clarke Kate has been one of my best friends since 2005.  We went to university together, where she was already living half way across the country.  […]

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