Adventures in the German themed village of Helen, Georgia

Whilst working over the summer at Camp Blue Ridge in Northern Georgia, I had the opportunity to visit the charming town of Helen, Georgia on two separate occasions. Helen is a gorgeous town that is situated on the Chattahoochee River in Northeastern Georgia. When visiting Helen you will be surprised to find out you are still in fact in Georgia and haven’t been miraculously transported to Bavaria, Germany. This is due to the fact that over 50 years ago Helen was transformed from a dying…

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Hang Gliding over Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro is quickly becoming one of the worlds hottest destinations and with the 2014 Football World Cup and 2016 Olympics approaching fast its popularity is about to explode! I’m so glad we visited before it got too busy! Rio has so many amazing natural and man-made attractions and sights with beautiful beaches, mountain peaks and rainforests! What better way to take in all of the beauty of Rio than from the air? Hang-gliding in Rio was one of the highlights of my South American adventure…

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Summer Camp Diaries: Arriving at Camp Blue Ridge

After a fun few weeks travelling through Los Angeles, Las Vegas and San Francisco, it was time for Nina and I to go our separate ways and head off to our respective summer camps. We were literally going to opposite sides of America, the furthest we’d been apart since we became best friends in our first year of university. She was going to Oregon and I was bound for Camp Blue Ridge in northern Georgia! I was excited to be spending my summer among the mountains…

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