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Update on my travels to see Northern Lights

Update on my travels to see Northern Lights

Well, we've just returned from Norway and I said that I'd post an update and a photo here when I got back.

We had the most fantastic time, it was absolutely incredible - we went out two nights in a row on Northern Lights chases and we were extremely lucky to see the Lights on both nights, it was totally amazing!! We also went snowmobiling in the Lyngen Alps which was another wonderful experience.

This time last year I was looking at debulking surgery and chemo - what a difference a year makes!!

Much love

Paula xxxx

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OMG Paula. You are one lucky girl. Northern lights are on my bucket list. I hope one day to experience what you have just had. Yes, a year makes a lot of difference but some of us are still within the year. Let's hope we all have years to remember. In the meantime, thank you for sharing with us the wonders of the world. Love Kryssy xxx

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Thank you Kryssy, we both feel so lucky to have seen them, they've been on my bucket list for sooooo long! Last year felt like an extremely long year as things didn't go according to plan, so my last chemo ended up being 14th December 2017 and I was given NED 9th January this year. I'd been counting the days till this trip and felt really, really emotional when we saw the Lights. Hoping your year improves and that you have a better year next year.

Much love

Paula xxxx

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Not in the slightest bit jealous...... much lol Here's to many more wonderful trips and experiences!

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Thank you Kathy, it's something I'll never forget! Going to try and do as many things from my bucket list this year as I can.

Much love

Paula xxxx

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Me too! Good for you !! Keep us updated!

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Thank you Kathy will do and have fun with yours! xxxx

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Wow! Just wow! X

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Thank you Lyndy, it was just amazing!

Much love

Paula xxxx

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Good on you ! Brilliant. Jealous as f”&*! This has spurred me on for trying to do this next year. Roll on your next trip ! Xx Netti

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Thank you Netti, your post made me laugh out loud! I'm really glad this has spurred you on, it was an amazing experience. My next overseas trip is mid March to The Azores, hoping to go whale watching there!

Much love

Paula xxxx

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How marvellous to have been so successful! Definitely a not to be forgotten experience. And look at all those stars!

Snowmobiling too!

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Thank you Helen, I still get goose bumps just thinking about it. Yes, so many stars, it was amazing!

Much love

Paula xxxx

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Looks wonderful! Keep on travelling!

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Thank you, I'm going to try to do as much as I can this year!

Much love

Paula xxxx

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How lovely looks like you’ve had a great time. Here’s to many more adventures and update pix for us to drool over lol

LA xx

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Thank you LA, I hope you are doing ok and that something is being sorted out for you.

I'll definitely post some updates along the way.

Much love

Paula xxxx

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Fabulous photos.

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Thank you Julia.

Much love

Paula xxxx

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Oh wow!! That picture with the lights in the background! Frame it and put it on your wall. It sounds amazing.

Vx

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Thank you V, it was incredible and that photo is definitely going on our wall - we have a wall in our kitchen that has photos of us doing various things and I think that will take prime spot at the moment!

Much love

Paula xxxx

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Totally utterly wonderful. Glorious photo. May I ask which travel company you used? It’s my dream to see the Northern Lights. Jo 🌸🌺🌻🌼🌹

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Thank you Jo, it was absolutely amazing! We tend to book things independently, so we booked flights with Norwegian Air, accommodation through Booking.com and the lights chases we booked with a company called Greenlander. Don't hesitate to ask if you want further information.

Much love

Paula xxxx

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Many thanks, Paula. That’s really helpful. Love Jo 🌼🌺🌻🌸🌹

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WOW! Fab photos of what must have been an amazing trip, hope to follow in your trails next year, so much to do... Don't want to depress my family and friends fulfilling my bucket list so call it my f*#k it list!!! Having so much fun getting through it, Africa next week!!! ;-)

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Thank you, it was awesome! Love the renaming of your list :D :D :D that's great!!! I've been working on my bucket list for years (just a list before the film!!) way before this, so I still refer to it as that, it never crossed my mind that friends and family may find it a bit morbid now, hahaha, too funny!!!

I love going to Africa, which part are you going to next week?

Much love

Paula xxxx

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We are going to South Africa, Victoria falls in Zimbabwe (which is where i was born) and Zambia (where my hubby was born) Catching up with old friends and taking in the beauty of the bush, so excited. But your trip Northern Lights is top of "the" list Paula.

x x x

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Oh that sounds wonderful! Victoria Falls is on my list!! I've been to Kenya, Tanzania, Morocco and Tunisia, but there is so much more in Africa I want to see. Hope you have a wonderful time and enjoy the beauty of the bush! xxxx

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Thank you Paula, will post a picture of Vic Falls for you. It is very impressive and a must to see. Lovely to chat, stay well, keep travelling and have fun filling that list!! x x x

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Looking forward to seeing your pic of Vic Falls!! Have fun next week xxxx

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Hi Perth girl.. Visited Zimbabwe back in the mid 90s an amazing country and very friendly people....wonderful wildlife.. we hired a car and toured around on our own ... loved it!! Which hospital do you go to in Perth? I go to SJOG Ivy Suite. Hope all going well for you😊

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Hello rossnbren! Great to hear from you! Yes Zimbabwe has the most amazing people, sadly is in quite desperate state now but do love the bush and wildlife. I had surgery at SJOG, Chemo at Genisis in Joondalup, finished May last year and so far so good, living the "new" normal, still on 3 monthly check ups. Where are you at on your journey and hope treatment is going well for you? Do you attend the monthly meeting with OC in Perth? I have only managed to get to 1 as I live in Dubai but such great ladies there.

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Hi Perthgirl...I finished my treatment Feb last year, go for the three monthly checkups and so far going well.... glad to hear that you also are going well. Enjoy your holiday to Zim and hope you find that things are on the up there but guess it will take time. Cheers Brenda

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Great to chat Brenda, you stay well, take care, Stacey x

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Oh Paula it looks amazing a year does make a difference, I am heading to Iceland on the 1st April with my granddaughter as one of the trips on my bucket list.

Ellsey xx

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Thank you Ellsey.

How wonderful, Iceland is also on my bucket list, so many great things to see there - hope you have a fantastic time with your granddaughter!

Much love

Paula xxxx

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Looks Amazeballs!!! Esp the snowmobile! X

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Thanks Sarah, it was fantastic. It was our first time snowmobiling and we had such great fun with them. We went with my sister and nephew and my nephew has no fear at all, so he was bombing along as fast as he could with my sister on the back! We laughed so much that day!

Much love

Paula xxxx

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Sounds wonderful. Have been to Iceland which was stunning. A friend has just done a similar trip to Finland that looked fab too xxx

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Iceland looks beautiful, that's also on my list! xxxx

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Lovely photo and great that you so enjoyed yourselves. Get that bucket list moving!

Best wishes.

Gwen

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Thank you Gwen - I'm going to action as many as I can this year!

Much love

Paula xxxx

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Ooh! You lucky woman! We are hoping to do that at the end of the year so I may pick your brains!

Em

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Definitely do it if you can, it's amazing! Feel free to ask anything you want to know.

Much love

Paula xxxx

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Fantastic. We wanted to try and see the northern lights this year. My latest treatment has stopped that but so glad you have gone. Great photos. Thanks for sharing.

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Thank you Agility, really sorry to hear that your latest treatment has stopped you doing some of the things you want to do. I have my fingers crossed that your situation improves over the coming weeks/months.

Much love

Paula xxxx

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Hello from Canada! These pictures are amazing! I'm so glad you had a successful trip and are feeling good. Looking forward to seeing your next adventure.

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Thank you Lucy, our next adventure is mid March to The Azores, we're on countdown for that now ☺

Much love

Paula xxxx

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What lovely photos and what a fantastic experience to have. My daughter went last year and found it a lovely place but she didn't get to see the Northern Lights, maybe if she brings her Mum next time who knows, she might get lucky

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Thank you suzuki. Oh yes, she needs to take her mum!! That's defo the answer 😁😁😁 We were really so lucky.

Much love

Paula xxxx

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Oh Paula, what fantastic photos and how wonderful that the Northern Lights showed up for you. I went to Norwegian fjords in 2002, but sadly it was too cloudy for them to be seen.

So delighted you were luckier!

Love Barbara x

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Thank you Barbara, it was brilliant and we were really lucky, I know so many people who have been and not managed to see them. The fjords are just beautiful too.

Much love

Paula xxxx

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What a fabulous place to visit and looks amazing!!

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Thank you Brenda, it was wonderful!

Much Love

Paula xxxx

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