Routeburn Track & Fiordland

Relatively dry (for Fiordland!) family tramp along the Routeburn Track followed by a brief overnight and boat trip in Milford Sound.

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Rarotonga

We spent a great week away in Rarotonga with Ildica’s folks, staying in a house right on the beach on Muri Lagoon. Quite windy most of the week, this kept the temperatures down, but we still enjoyed plenty of kayaking and snorkelling in the lagoon, with a huge variety of…

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Sleepy in Seattle

I was in Seattle, WA, for a work conference last week, and managed to squeeze in a few hours here and there to join the throngs of tourists during what I’m told was a particularly fine week of summer weather in Seattle (which everybody told me can usually be summed…

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“YHA is Always Home”

After shooting some photos of the family enjoying some of the YHA hostels around the South Island, the YHA asked us if we’d like to be involved in shooting a TV commercial for the YHA in Christchurch.

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Adventures in Auckland

After a few days up in Auckland on a training course, the rest of the family came up to join me for the weekend to stay with friends Mac & Brenda who live in an awesome spot backing on to Mt Eden/Maungawhau.  I had a great time exploring with my…

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England & Singapore

The last leg of our Europe trip was staying with friends near London giving us the opportunity to do a few “big city” activities, including the Natural History Museum, banks and bridges along the Thames, Windsor Castle etc.

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