Discovering the many facets of Gujarat: A 9 day journey in November 2019 (story 5)

The Ranns, deserts, artisan villages, stepwells of Gujarat, and much more… in 9 stories… this is ‘story 5’ Co-authored &…

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Discovering the many facets of Gujarat: A 9 day journey in November 2019 (story 3)

The Ranns, deserts, artisan villages, stepwells of Gujarat, and much more… in 9 stories… this is ‘story 3’ Co-authored &…

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Discovering the many facets of Gujarat: A 9 day journey in November 2019 (story 2)

The Ranns, deserts, artisan villages, stepwells of Gujarat, and much more… in 9 stories… this is ‘story 2’ Co-authored &…

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Discovering the many facets of Gujarat: A 9 day journey in November 2019

The Ranns, deserts, artisan villages, stepwells of Gujarat, and much more… in 9 stories… this is ‘story 1’ Co-authored &…

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Southern Sojourn with Liwen November 2020 (Part 2)

The journey continues…. A trip down memory lane We drove north out of Invercargill, headed towards Winton, and then west…

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Southern Sojourn with Liwen November 2020 (Part 1)

Setting out: The Amazing Journey In July 2020, our friend Liwen, who is studying in Auckland, came to visit Manfred…

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Cruising the Marlborough Sounds on the Pelorus Mail Boat

Setting out on a beautiful autumn day Driving off from Christchurch, on a beautifully sunny day, we travelled through the…

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Exploring a portion of the Nor’west aspect of Golden Bay

How far would you go for a half decent cup of coffee? It seems to be our habit of arriving…

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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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