Here is an exciting new trend Guide Dogs NSW/ACT that we hope is taken up by organizations worldwide:
About the Awards
The Guide Dogs' Experience Unseen Travel Awards were established to promote independent travel for people with a vision impairment and to recognise that even though a person might not be able to see, that travelling still provides the same amazing experiences as someone with 20/20 vision.
In its inaugural year, this year we presented five lucky applicants with a $1,000 voucher to use as part of their travel experience.
To apply for the Awards, applicants were asked to write about their dream travel adventure. All applications were then judged by a five person, independent panel. The winners of the Awards for 2013 were:
You can read each winning entry via the links above. You can also follow each winner on their travel adventure through their respective blogs.