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USA | Wednesday, 8 Apr 2020 | By graynomadsusa | Views [8]

WHAT A DIFFERENCE A COUPLE OF MILES CAN MAKE.  This morning we moved into our new digs, a third-floor, one-bedroom apartment that we found through AirB&B, only two miles from Upton Suites.  We are renting month-to-month and it looks as ... Read more >

Things Could Be Worse

USA | Monday, 6 Apr 2020 | By graynomadsusa | Views [15]

WE SHOULD BE TOASTING OUR BUNS IN HAWAII.  Instead we’re sitting on our butts in a hotel in Colorado where it snowed on Friday.  But things could be worse . . . and they probably will be before they get better.    ... Read more >

Socially Distant in Colorado

USA | Friday, 3 Apr 2020 | By graynomadsusa | Views [29]

WE SKATED THROUGH IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS at Honolulu’s Daniel Inouye International Airport thanks to our empty flight and the Covid-19 cancellations.  The only place we could find to wait that had seating, air-conditioning and an electrical ... Read more >

Photos: Colorado In The Dark Times

USA | Sunday, 29 Mar 2020 | By graynomadsusa | Photo Gallery

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New Zealand — The End

NEW ZEALAND | Saturday, 28 Mar 2020 | By graynomadsusa | Views [24]

IT SEEMS COUNTER-INTUITIVE TO BE LEAVING NEW ZEALAND — with fewer than 500  cases of Covid-19 and zero deaths — for America, with the most cases in the world.  But that’s what we are doing and we consider ourselves lucky ... Read more >

The Dark Times Are Upon Us

NEW ZEALAND | Friday, 27 Mar 2020 | By graynomadsusa | Views [27]

THE WEATHER IN DUNNEDIN WAS A PORTENT OF THE DARK TIMES to come.  It’s a charming city, often compared to Edinburgh, but on both occasions when we visited, it was cold and gloomy.  The first signs of the impending shutdown of the country ... Read more >

A very sad week

NEW ZEALAND | Tuesday, 24 Mar 2020 | By nomad_kiwis | Views [42]

It started off good with WOMAD (World of Music and Dance) in New Plymouth. I go every year and camp from Friday to Monday and go each day and have an awesome experience. This year on the Sunday I had just gone into the grounds when I received a message ... Read more >

A Nasty Little Bugger

NEW ZEALAND | Tuesday, 24 Mar 2020 | By graynomadsusa | Views [33]

THIS IS THE LITTLE BUGGER THAT’S BEEN CAUSING all the trouble.  Not so much here in New Zealand where there are only 100 cases of Covid-19.  Just the same, everyone is waiting and watching and preparing for the worst.   ... Read more >

Going going Goa

INDIA | Monday, 23 Mar 2020 | By misslynee | Views [47]

To celebrate the end of my first season in Goa …here’s a blog with all the bits you probably want to (and don’t want to) hear about.   As I approached the airport in my taxi today, I found it humorous thinking back to a ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, goa, india, yoga


AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 22 Mar 2020 | By kiwiaoraki | Views [33]

COVID-19 has officially wreaked havoc. When I flew from Bangkok to Gold Coast last week a device was held to my forehead to see if I had a fever, and at Australian immigration I was asked if I've recently been to China, South Korea, Iran, or Italy. The ... Read more >