Thanks to the NDIS, blindnesss hasn’t stopped me from enjoying the Australian bush | Ria Andriani

Thanks to the NDIS, blindnesss hasn’t stopped me from enjoying the Australian bush | Ria Andriani

The Guardian

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Bushwalking gives me a thrilling sense of adventure that is missing from the safety of urban spaces

During the pandemic, when the world shrank, many of us walked in the bush. For someone who can’t see, it isn’t necessarily something that I can do independently. But over the years, it is something that has become important to me.

I got my first taste of bushwalking in 2010 with a group of blind and vision-impaired people and volunteers through an organisation called Achilles Australia.

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