Karamea: Oparara Arches and the Last Resort

“A century ago and indeed for much of its history, Karamea was one of New Zealand’s remoter settlements. Isolated by…

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Maruia Springs—hot mineral pools and snow all around

“Maruia Hot Springs is a historical natural thermal mineral spring located in the beautiful Lewis Pass National Reserve. The property…

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New Zealand’s beautiful Banks Peninsula: Boaz Rock Stack

A day trip from the city On a fine early spring day, we set out to explore an area we…

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Spain: La Axarquia, holiday wonderland in Andalucia

  La Axarquia: Paradise in Southern Spain A favoured destination On our visits to Spain, one of our favoured destinations…

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Himalayan India: Valley of Flowers and much more Sept ’17 (Story 5)

EXPLORING ON OUR WAY BACK TO DELHI (Story 5) On down the valley we travel Today we have a long…

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Himalayan India: Valley of Flowers and much more Sept ’17 (Story 4)

BACK DOWN THE MOUNTAIN AND ONWARDS TO BADRINATH AND MANA (Story 4) And so, time to leave It rains heavily…

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Himalayan India: Valley of Flowers and much more Sept ’17 (Hemkund – Story 3)

BESIDE THE WATERFALL TO HEMKUND (Story 3) The last zig zag’s on the track to Hemkund from the valley floor…

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Himalayan India: Valley of Flowers and much more Sept ’17 (story 2)

TOWARDS THE HIGH HIMALAYAS (Story 2) On the road again The following day we again excitedly travel the roads of…

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Himalayan India: Valley of Flowers and much more Sept ’17

 FROM LADAKH TO RISHIKESH (Story 1)   Changing groups in Delhi And so, following on from the introduction to this…

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Sumner NZ: Gelato at the Seaside

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