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To buy, or not to buy So you might be thinking, this is an odd title for a travel blog, and even more so from a guy who gave up his old life and everything that came with it, to put on a backpack, and travel. Well, the devil is in the details, this is a post about why you shouldn't travel, not me.

[caption id="attachment_909" align="aligncenter" width="800"]Perth, Australia Perth, Australia[/caption] It is a strange feeling returning to Perth. We have only been gone for 6 or 7 months, and our return will only be a few weeks long at most, but it still has a feeling of finality. Almost like coming back from a short holiday and preparing to go back to work (ugh). I suppose it is a preconditioned feeling born of 15 years of doing exactly that, working for 11 months, and then having one off to try and cram as much in as possible.

let me goSo it goes a little something like this...

"Hi,I would like to cancel my contract/change my address/sell my house." "Yes Sir, may I ask why?" "Because I am leaving Australia to go traveling" Ok, well could we offer you an upgrade/discount/new contract, or... go to the website and download the phonebook sized stack of forms, fill them out and post them individualy to different locations, supply several forms of identity, proof of address, a urine sample and just a little piece of your soul."

THE HOUSE IS SOLD! First steps to Long Term Travel selling everything for long term travelSo we sold the house, our security blanket, money in bricks and mortar, our first step in becoming property magnates. Except, it was none of those things. We strove for an ideal that was not ours, and it left us wanting. However it also showed us what we don't want out of life. We don't want to spend our lives accumulating things, we don't want what other people want, just because other people want it, we want to start our long term travel dreams.