Adventure Girl's Down Under Valentine
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Adventure Girl's Down Under Valentine

February 14 – A new adventure begins.
Adventure Girl's latest journey begins when she receives a mysterious Valentine from a secret admirer – follow along as the clues lead her across the Outback!

Hey, guys – Adventure Girl here, checking in again. My whirlwind tour of Europe has been such a blast, I wish I could keep going forever. But, every adventure must come to an end, right? Well, that's what I thought… until I got a big surprise this afternoon.

I'm in Belgium, the last stop on my trip before I head back to the States. After a busy day exploring the architecture in Bruges, I was heading back to my room for a well-deserved nap (not to mention some of the fantastic Belgian chocolates I'd snagged along the way) when the hostel clerk flagged me down with a message. My Dutch is as rusty as ever, but from what I could tell, he was telling me, "My dear, you have a Valentine!"

A Valentine? In my rush to explore Bruges, I'd practically forgotten it was Valentine's Day.

Well, OK, that's not entirely true. I'd actually been trying rather hard to forget it was Valentine's Day. I haven't seen Julien, my parachuting paramour, since our rendezvous in Italy, but he's still been coming to mind a little more than I'd like. On a lovey-dovey day like today, I'd been glad to have some sights to distract me, and making due with the fact that the only chocolates I'd be getting were a gift from myself.

The clerk handed me a red envelope, which I frantically ripped open. Inside was a handwritten note:

Catch me down under, Your Secret Valentine

Also enclosed in the envelope, there was a plane ticket… to Sydney, Australia!

I. freaking. lost. it.

Even without the language barrier, I'm sure the clerk would have been just as confused when I broke into a crazed war dance. This had to be from Julien, didn't it? It looked like he was giving me the chance for one more adventure – and in the Outback, no less!

My flight departs tomorrow, so I need to get packing. And don't worry, I won't make the same mistake as last time – before I hit the road, I'm making sure to stock up on plenty of OPTI-FREE® RepleniSH® Contact Solution. I've got a long flight ahead of me, and if Julien's there to pick me up, I want to step off the plane looking (and feeling) my best.

I'll keep you posted about my trip down under. It looks like my adventure isn't over yet!

– Adventure Girl

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