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random tales from strange lands this is a tale of my attempt to follow the summer to different parts of our world and how it appears to me


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Abel Tasman Park

NEW ZEALAND | Wednesday, 14 May 2008 | Views [752]

At last! Abel Tasman National Park!   This had been the original motivation for our trip to the South Island and now we could go explore it :) Our entry point was from the east, but we didn’t have enough time to complete the trek to the ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, beaches, hiking

Glacier Country

NEW ZEALAND | Saturday, 10 May 2008 | Views [713]

What better way to get your day started than hiking & climbing up a glacier?   We had two to choose between even!   What luxury!   We decided to drive a little further north before indulging in such wonders and tackle Franz Joseph Glacier.... Read more >

Tags: adventures, moutains

Fresh water - whats going on??

JAPAN | Sunday, 7 Oct 2007 | Views [670] | Comments [1]

I ended up in a tent on a lake shore, only a few other people around and a few trees leaning to the sun. Not bad for a destination that i didnt really know anything about! :) I had been in Kobe city for a couple of days, catching up with Josh & Sue ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures

Tropical islands & Tranquil Temples

JAPAN | Thursday, 20 Sep 2007 | Views [619]

Ive been doing a few trips to beautiful islands & secluded temples recently - around Takamatsu, on Shikoku isl.  Shodoshima was just 30 minutes away on the fast ferry, where we were welcomed by more humidity & glaring sunshine. Its defintely ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures

Himalayan Sunrises

NEPAL | Saturday, 21 Oct 2006 | Views [1017] | Comments [1]

After a few days around Pokhara, I finally got organised to head up into the Himalaya for a bit of a walk. I had met a friend of a friend (Rami) who was a trekking guide & we decided to do 10 days, hiking up to the Base Camp in the Annapurna Sanctuary ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures

Jungle Safari time!

NEPAL | Sunday, 6 Aug 2006 | Views [635] | Comments [3]

Subhash & Naresh ( my program organisers) took me on a trip on Friday night to Souraha, a nearby tourist area which borders the Chitwan National Park. Since its the tourist off season, there were no more than 50 tourists in town! We ended up staying ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures

Dirty old Delhi??

INDIA | Thursday, 13 Jul 2006 | Views [659]

yeah it was a bit of a shock arriving here... it was dark & id found a couple of other tourists to share a taxi from the airport. the hotel i was heading for was on the 'main bazar' where many cheap backpacker hotels are. the street seemed to ... Read more >

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