Life without borders

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Here in Australia we live without borders.

I am in Queensland.

East of me is the Pacific Ocean.

South is another Australian State, New South Wales (NSW)

North is the Torres Strait

I grew up in New Zealand where there are no states.


So no borders of any kind.

and west is either Northern Territory or South Australia.

I have been to the border of North & South Korea.

I didn’t cross it.

I have only ever flown over a border.

I am really curious about what borders you have crossed?

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8 Responses to Life without borders

  1. I cross the border between New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory every day and I still get a buzz out if it. Some of my favourite photos from my childhood involve my brother and I standing across state borders.

    I didn’t know NZ doesn’t have states… I was only wondering the other day whether all countries have states… now I know. 🙂

  2. I have lived all over the country and even in Germany for a few years (hubby and I were military). I supposed I have crossed many boarders but I have never felt boxed in. I wonder what it would feel like to live in a country where you do feel boxed in with TRUE borders

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  4. We live on the west coast, Oregon to be specific. It’s funny a lot of people don’t even know we are there. I tried explaining to someone we are above California and they thought that meant Washington. Nope Oregon in between California and Washington.

    I have traveled to both California and Washington, I cross the washington border probably twice a year. I have also been to Idaho and Montana by train and drove to Nevada to get married.

    I have also been across the Canadian border just once, driving up to visit my husbands great aunt in the town his mother grew up.

    So it seems I have crossed a lot of borders, but no where near as many as most.

    • Jane says:

      I have a freind just south of Portland so I know where you are. Train to Montana would have lovely views. I’m thinking. thanks for the visit.

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