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Upon returning…

We endured fifteen hours on an Airbus. No TV or other distractions, and all food to be paid for. Add to that the quite uncomfortable seats and you’ll guess that this was a budget airline. Air Asia is a very good low cost airline, we’ve flown several times with them now and the service is [...]

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Final days in NZ

After seven weeks in NZ it was time to leave. In the last week or so we’ve had a great time. We stayed in Dunedin, a very British or rather Scottish town. Probably the most British looking town we’ve seen, many of the houses in the same period styles seen across Britain. There’s quite a [...]

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Akaroa

Yesterday we visited a lovely place called Akaroa which was settled by the French originally, it was a lovely big bay at the bottom of a very old volcano crater. The shops were all very arty and the beer cold. Below is a panoramic shot I took there, it’s a big file so might take [...]

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Picture Gallery

I got the picture gallery feature working at last. The Galleries tab at the top right will take you there. More galleries will follow soon! We are flying to Sydney tomorrow afternoon, fair dinkum!

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Wrestling with demons

When you travel it’s often the little things that catch your eye. Small things that are inconsequential but do register in your mind. Sometimes these things can trigger alarms in your brain; you can feel a bit out of your comfort zone. Toilets are a great example, they take different forms around the world, and [...]

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