Thailand in 1986 — Gap Years travels — turning 21

Sophie Duncan
16 min readApr 11, 2024

When I was 20 I availed myself of my right to a six month visa to work in Australia.

My plan was to work in Australia like I had never worked before, earn ‘stacks of dosh’, as I would have put it at the time, and then a super holiday on my way back home through South East Asia. In style following my whims in comfort.

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Sophie Duncan

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