The Best Parts of My Trip
Christchurch Still Recovering
Cook Strait Ferry
Shearing a Sheep and Bottle Feeding a Wallaby

Something New: Snowshoeing

Snowshoe Selfie

I’m extremely focused on trying new things this year, so I think it’s about time I start sharing some of the things I’ve already tried.  None of the “new adventures” are likely to top Skydiving in January, but they are Continue reading

I’m Home Party

My Pavlova

I had a few friends over to celebrate me being back home.  I put together a slide show of photos that ran on the TV while I shared stories of my travels.  The highlight of the party was sharing some Continue reading

Favorite Australia Sunrises and Sunsets

Yamba Sunrise

I’ve already published my favorite sunrises and sunsets from Belize and New Zealand.  These are my favorites from Australia.  As far as sunrises/sunsets go and my trip, Australia got ripped off.  I missed a couple golden opportunities to get some Continue reading

Favorite New Zealand Sunrises and Sunsets

Raglan Sunset

I previously shared my favorite sunrises and sunsets from Belize, and here are my favorites from New Zealand.  Technically, a couple of these are taken the opposite direction to capture the glow. Bay of Islands Sunset Paihai Sunrise Raglan Sunset Continue reading

Favorite Belize Sunrises and Sunsets


I’ve admitted before that I’m a little nuts about taking photos of sunrises and sunsets.  So, I thought I’d share some of my favorites from my recent trip starting with Belize.  Which one your favorite? Caye Caulker Sunrise Caye Caulker Continue reading

Fishing with Jerry in New Zealand


After ringing in 2014 in Christchurch and a few hours of sleep, our tour headed north up the eastern coast of the south island to Kaikoura.  Myself and four other travel mates opted to go “fishing with Jerry”.  We were Continue reading

Creating My Own Aboriginal Art

My Aboriginal Art

As we headed north of Cairns, Australia towards Mossman Gorge we stopped at Janbal Gallery.  The gallery’s resident artist is Binna, who took time to explain his heritage, share his art, and then help us produce a piece of our Continue reading

The Best Parts of My Trip

Kayaking Byron Bay

I shared the worse parts in an earlier post.  Without doubt the best parts greatly outweighed the worse parts.  I had an absolutely amazing time.  So much so that when people say “that must have been a trip of a Continue reading

The Worse Parts of My Trip

Stormy Morning

Everyone keeps asking me what the best part of my trip was, but I thought I’d share my worse parts first.  Then there is something to look forward to…the best parts.  Belize It kills me to say anything negative about Continue reading