Up In The Air

My body tensed up and I could feel myself struggling to breathe. This happened only at the thought of it. It was the day before I was about to tick an item off my bucket list. This item involved two of my biggest fears;  confined spaces and heights!

I have always been a consequence person. I always over think things. What will happen if I do this? Sometimes it is suffocating to be like this. Fear holds everyone back at some stage in their life.  Fear is paralysing. But over-coming a fear well that is one of the most rewarding feelings I have ever experienced.

Yesterday, Shaun and I flew to Mt Isa in the owner’s small plane. It was spectacular! All the worrying I did in the week before was wasted. The moment we were dropped at the air-strip all the angst washed away. The views were breathtaking. Seeing the landscape we live in everyday from a completely different perspective was amazing.

I had a slight feeling of panic on the return trip after swapping spots with Shaun . I went from sitting up the front to sitting in the back. It was a mind over matter situation and I freaked out . Other than that though it was nothing short of magnificent.

Would I do it again?

Definitely! (Poor Mum)


Published by S and S

Following our dreams and seeing Australia one trip at a time.

4 thoughts on “Up In The Air

  1. We are just approaching Mt Isa. At Cloncurry now, but will pass straight through the Isa. Will think of you as we go through. Maybe you will be up in the air looking down on us!!!!!

    1. It’s fantastic to see you are on the road. Where are you heading? Yes best to keep going on through Mt Isa. Look forward to hearing of your adventures.

      1. Darwin and surrounding areas are spectacular. You will love it. Enjoy your journey. Stay safe and please share your stories.

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