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Off to Cape Town, S. Africa for sightseeing, Safari and a Nephews Wedding

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New Zealand - South Island

NEW ZEALAND | Friday, 25 May 2012 | Views [1012] | Comments [2]

Wow, all I can say about the South Island is that it's a lot more scenic than the North Island!  The scenery can be intoxicating at times. What really amazed me was the very abrupt climate zone changes that happen within a very ... Read more >


Photos: New Zealand - South Island

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 27 Apr 2012 | Photo Gallery

Abel Tasman hike, East Coast Fir Seals, Lewis Pass, West Coast, Franz Josef Glacier, Road to Queenstown, Queenstown, Milford Sound, Castle Hill Rocks, Arthur's Pass, West Coast again
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Photos: New Zealand- N. Island

NEW ZEALAND | Friday, 27 Apr 2012 | Photo Gallery


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New Zealand-North Island

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 16 Apr 2012 | Views [415] | Comments [1]

I landed in Auckland, New Zealand Tuesday, April 10.  The weather was nice and I grabbed my rental vehicle the next day.  With petrol at ~$8.31 a gallon equivalent, I'm driving a very small and much more fuel efficient car than I used in AU. I also ... Read more >


Melbourne & Great Ocean Road

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 15 Apr 2012 | Views [443]

My drive from Sydney to Melbourne was sunny and relatively fast as I was on a four lane highway the entire way, one of the best roads in AU according to one person I spoke to.  The colored countryside of light green-brownish grass's reminded me of ... Read more >


Sydney area and Blue Mountains

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012 | Views [355]

My time in Sydney was a time I will never forget mainly because I was able to stay with friends of my neighbor and friend Kesa from home.  Her friend Yael and Yael's husband David and their children invited me to stay in their home in Maroubra (Sydney ... Read more >


Photos: Melbourne and environs

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 9 Apr 2012 | Photo Gallery

Great Ocean Road, Flora & Fauna, Melbourne CBD, gardens, Yarra River, Docklands, street art
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Travel south to New South Wales and Sydney

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 3 Apr 2012 | Views [585]

 Well the days have been flying by and I've traveled and seen an awful lot since the Great Barrier Reef. My attempt to see some of east central Queensland by driving west from Mackay was scenic but five + hours in I came apon a flooded roadway with ... Read more >


Photos: Sydney Icons, Gardens & Blue Mts.

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 3 Apr 2012 | Photo Gallery

Sydney Botanic Gardens (incl. large fruit bats), Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Skyline, Harbour & points west & north, Manly Beach, Blue Mountains and Jameson Valley rainforest pics
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Photos: Airlie Beach, Hardy Reef, Countryside,Glasshouse Mtn's,Byron Bay

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 26 Mar 2012 | Photo Gallery


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Great Barrier Reef tour

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 25 Mar 2012 | Views [540] | Comments [4]

I drove to Airlie Beach from Hervey Bay and the cyclone from the north extended down to this area so there was lot's of rain.  This was one of the place's to jump off to the Great Barrier Reef and either scuba dive or snorkel.  After two days of waiting ... Read more >


First weeks travels

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 18 Mar 2012 | Views [509] | Comments [8]

I've been Down Under for nearly a week and have spent time in the country's third largest city Brisbane.  The city itself is a very energetic place, easy to move around in and the locals are friendly. I spent a few hours in the city's Botanic Gardens ... Read more >


Photos: Queensland, Australia

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 13 Mar 2012 | Photo Gallery


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