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This picture was taken during my adventurous journey to Falls creek. This was the first time we packed our packs for the camp and this was when we realised we had to fit ALL of our belongings into this ‘small’ pack. This is what we had to carry around as our home for the duration of the camp and it wasn't until I did that that I realised how much I take things for granted. Although we may have warm homes full of belonging to head to after a cold outdoors adventure, some don’t have the privilege of that, instead they carry their homes on their backs every single day for countless hours not to mention sometimes in terrible weather conditions. These people are the homeless and they would most likely be grateful to have half the items in that pack despite even the pack itself. Not only did this experience give me an insight into the less fortunate lives, it also helped me to see the natural wonders of our world. It is not until we leave the bustling city of Melbourne that we recognise the start in the sky of the sounds of the birds chirping as we get up. It is not until my phone was taken from me that I could truly see our natural environment. This comes to show how humans have evolved to stare at devices all day not knowing their surroundings at all. This picture truly has meaning to it.
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