The Lost Resort

Posted by Crooked Compass

A concrete eyesore, strangled by unforgiving, choking vines and a suffocating cloak of weeds. It’s impossible not to see the sad blot as you circle Rarotonga’s  ring road. Abandoned except for a few bleating goats and bony cows. Lonely as the ocean breeze whistles through its empty hallways like a mournful song. Graffiti adds bursts of colour to the bleak concrete shell. The dotted palms sway as if encouraging you to explore… to find out the sad secret as to why this desolate

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Chateau De Lamothe

Posted by Crooked Compass

Veering off the freeway and meandering our way through narrow country lanes and small villages in the Pyrenees countryside wondering where on earth our trusty (or untrusty) GPS was taking us, we eventually found ourselves in the minute town of Moumour, in the heart of the French Pyrenees.

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Ten Unique Places to Stay in Australia

Posted by Crooked Compass

With the days becoming longer and weather increasingly warmer, it’s time to head outside and experience the great outdoors and start exploring. Australia is a vast and beautiful place with hidden gems that are waiting to be uncovered. Here are our top 10 picks for you.

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