Guurrbi on 'dream vacation' bucket list

A big 'thank you' to Fran Golden for her article 'Life Lessons' in The Miami Herald - and for including us on her dream vacation bucket list!

Here's a snippet...

"Wilfred Gordon picks us up in an air-conditioned van at our hotel in remote Cooktown, in far northeast Australia... A Nugal-warra elder and story-keeper, Gordon is taking my companion and me out into the countryside to his clan’s private Guurrbi — sacred place — to see cave art drawn by his ancestors.

A walkabout in the bush with an Aborigine was high on my list of things to do in Australia. But it’s immediately clear with Gordon we have not signed up for some touristy indigenous offering. He informs us the lessons of the day will be in what he calls “the two s’s,” spirituality and survival...." Read more...

March 2013

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