Getting Crafty

It’s finished! For the last 7 months I have been working on a Zoo playmat for Alayna and the final finishes were completed on Saturday. Back in my long distant past I use to do a lot of crafts; sewing, knitting, cross stitch, making teddy bears and other bits and pieces. For various reasons I […]

Queen Charlotte Track: Day 4

Portage Bay to Anakiwa This was going to be another tough day; we had over 20km to cover with large hills first thing and a deadline of 3:30pm to catch our water taxi from Anakiwa back to Picton. I was a little concerned we were actually going to make this deadline, as we were walking […]

Queen Charlotte Track: Day 3

Punga Cove to Portage Bay Today was a big day; we had 25km to cover travelling up to and along the ridge between Queen Charlotte Sounds and Kenepuru Sounds. We started the days walk straight after breakfast, since the restaurant is part way up the hill. Breakfast was lovely overlooking Endeavour Inlet as we ate. […]

Queen Charlotte Track: Day 2

Furneaux Lodge to Punga Cove It was a relaxed start to the morning; since we only had a short days walk ahead of us with all day to do it in. Breakfast didn’t start until 8am and our only deadline was to return our bags to reception by 9am for their journey to the next […]

Queen Charlotte Track: Day 1

Just before Christmas I realised that Brendon was working most of the upcoming Wellington Anniversary weekend. Miffed that we couldn’t take advantage of the long weekend I decided to get in contact with Janet (friend we met while travelling through South America) and asked if she would like company while walking the Queen Charlotte track, […]

Part II: Mayan Sun

CancĂșn to Antigua (13 September – 28 September 2008) Mayan Sun with GAP Adventures

Upcoming Trip

Time seems to be moving very quickly now and before we know it we will be all packed up and heading off on our big trip! Under the Maps menu I’ve added maps of the trip and also under the Calendar menu I’ve put in where I think we will be day by day. Both […]

Morning at Brandberg

November 9th – Day Forty Six Waking up pre-dawn under the Brandberg Mountain A bit of a sleep in today with a departure time of 8am. Those on the tarp all woke up before dawn and seeing as I was awake I got my camera and tripod and climbed up a nearby slope of loose […]

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