31st March 2018 – Exploring the Millennium Caves on Espiritu Santo Island in Vanuatu. Early morning trip from our accommodation, up a very rough unsealed road to a couple of villages far inland. Requires a bit of fitness and the ability to swim. When we did it, it rained very heavily on the swimming portion […]Read more "Millennium Cave, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu"
1st March 2018 – Visit Auckland Domain to view the Lanterns prior to the hoards descending in on the following days when the stalls open.Read more "Auckland Lantern Festival 2018"
28th January 2018 – Little detour to Explore the Taitua Arboretum on the way through Hamilton. Was an absolute scorching day with pockets of Micro-climates reaching as high as 39°CRead more "Taitua Arboretum Explore"
20th January 2018 – Boat Trip with Gulf Eco Charters with skipper Kurt Salmond (and his family) to the Hen and Chicken Islands for some snorkeling, kayaking and Paddle boardingRead more "Hen and Chickens Island Shore Explore"
Part two of Waiarapa – Resumption of an earlier diverted journey. Visit to Castlepoint, Tinui ANZAC walk and Stonehedge AotearoaRead more "Castlepoint + Stonehedge Aotearoa"
27th to 29th December 2017 – Leisurely King Country Road Trip to explore some short walks around King Country…Read more "King Country Road Trip + Explore"
Short little morning stroll to Explore Putangirua Pinnacles, South Waiarapa. After that, Had to divert Journey to Havelock North to see a family friend who was critically ill. (If you are using a recently updated Google Chrome browser and are seeing random missing images, please read this article to Turn off “Experimental QUIC protocol”. This […]Read more "Putangirua Pinnacles"
Road trip around Cape Palliser and Seal Colony… Over the Rimutakas, through Featherston, Lake Ferry to climb the 270 steps of the Light house at Cape Palliser before retiring at the Gateway Holiday Park for the night. (If you are using a recently updated Google Chrome browser and are seeing random missing images, please read […]Read more "Cape Palliser South Waiarapa"
16th to 17th December 2017 – Kapiti Island Nature reserve explore with Kapiti Island Nature Tours (KINT) along with an overnight stay at the Lodge. Lots of opportunity to explore, relax and swim as well as observe and enjoy the abundant bird life.Read more "Kapiti Island Nature Reserve Explore"
7th to 10th December 2017 – Walking the Heaphy Track, Kahurangi National Park, near Nelson. 4 Day walking trip from Bainham through to Kohaihai. (If you are using a recently updated Google Chrome browser and are seeing random missing images, please read this article to Turn off “Experimental QUIC protocol”. This is an Experimental “Lab” […]Read more "Heaphy Track Kahurangi National Park"