Photo comp: Olivia Harvey, Australia
Olivia Harvey
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Favourite memory of the Award:
My favourite memory would be sitting around the campfire at night. We would all be exhausted from our day of hiking, but we would work together to collect firewood and then sit down to play games such as mafia, and telling stories.
Biggest challenge from doing the Award:
Getting ready for the hikes, such as packing the bags and getting up early to leave, would be challenging. Leaving to hike for 7 days seems intimidating, yet once I was there, I would thoroughly enjoy myself.
Have you continued any of your Award activities? If so, what:
I have continued with Acrobatic Gymnastics, competing in National and State competitions, training since the age of 4. I also continue with flute where I will be completing my Certificate of Performance. I will further go on hikes with friends and family.
Tell us the story behind your photo:
This campsite was the nicest that we stayed at during the journey, however without any access to water, it was here that we were taught to purify the river water. A lot of us were unsure whether we would rather drink the chlorinated water or go without water for the day, but we all gave in in the end. The water tasted horrible, but we all learnt a key lesson in living in the bush.
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