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Staying Wanaka, Skiing Treble Cone

NEW ZEALAND | Thursday, 20 Aug 2009 | Views [1190]

Every time I go to Wanaka in New Zealand's South Island, I am awe struck by the view. I can watch the snow-capped mountains spilling into the lake for hours and wont get bored.  I prefer Wanaka over Queenstown - it's quieter, smaller, the scenery ... Read more >

Tags: new zealand, skiing, treble cone, wanaka, yes tours.

Snaps to Air New Zealand

NEW ZEALAND | Thursday, 6 Aug 2009 | Views [917]

It's not very often one the best travel experiences happen at the check in counter of an airline. However, I am very pleased to say that I was so pleasantly surprised by the level of service recently from a staff member from Air New Zealand , ... Read more >

Tags: air new zealand, flying, new zealand, qantas

Five star diving off Cairns

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 1 Aug 2009 | Views [2559]

Diving on the Great Barrier Reef is an experience you should never to turn down. I have been diving in many places around the world, and the reef still has some of the best combination of hard and soft coral, giant clams, hawkesbill turtles and schools ... Read more >

Tags: cairns, diving, great barrier reef, pro dive, silver swift, snorkeling

Going overland in Tasmania

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 1 May 2009 | Views [711]

It was a last minute decision, and well worth it: through sleet and sunshine, mountains and rainforests, snoring hut mates and the largest possums alive, I've just spent 6 days hiking the Overland Track in Tasmania. I have never been to Tassie before, ... Read more >

Tags: australia, hiking, overland track, tasmania

Gallery: Australia

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 27 Jan 2009 | Photo Gallery

Adventures at Home
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shark, mantaray, shark, kingfish, shark, shark

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 26 Jan 2009 | Views [2216]

Descending slowly, you see them cruising below you. They are grey nurse sharks and there are lots of them! Sleek and smooth, like docile underwater greyhounds, they just cruise past: above, below and beside you. Swimming with the strong cold currents, ... Read more >

Tags: diving, sharks, worldnomads

long nights in Hong Kong

HONG KONG | Saturday, 1 Nov 2008 | Views [598]

what a crazy city...jam-packed streets with half the city in halloween costume, late nights in lang kwai fong, mastering the MRT, lazy days wondering through markets, amazing food served kicking in plastic bags before it hits the plate...now this is a ... Read more >

Tags: hong kong

We Did It! 100km in 29 hours

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 1 Sep 2008 | Views [1295]

World Nomads Trailwalking team has completed 100km in the Oxfam Trailwalker in 29 hours, 39 minutes! The 4 of us (Ben, Sue, Kat and Carole) powered through the night, all the way from the Hawkesbury River back to Sydney without sleep, harbouring ... Read more >

Tags: oxfam, sanchez, trailwalker, walking, world nomads

100km...1 week to go

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 21 Aug 2008 | Views [626]

With only 1 week to go, World Nomads' Oxfam Trailwalker team is in the final stages of preparation to walk 100km in 30 hours from the Hawksbury River to Sydney.  Team stats: 4 walkers, 3 support crew, 1 Sanchez start 8.30am Friday 29 August;... Read more >

Tags: oxfam, walking, world nomads

In the dark with a new trailwalking Nomad

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 6 Aug 2008 | Views [752]

Last night, World Nomads' Oxfam Trailwalker team headed out in the dark to continue training for the 100km challenge in only 3 weeks time. It was time to try out the torches and a couple of prospective team mates to: see if we could all ... Read more >

Tags: hiking, oxfam, trailwalker, walking, world nomads

The Flying Scot

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 27 Jul 2008 | Views [747]

World Nomads' Oxfam Trailwalker team has a new team member, Carol - a flying Scot who is certainly up for the challenge. Sue and I were put through our paces on a 10km "warm up" last weekend. Carol set a cracking pace as we descended ... Read more >

Tags: hiking, oxfam, trailwalker, walking, world nomads

14km Hike: Nomads gather for first bushwalk

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 16 Jun 2008 | Views [1056]

Despite the grey and slightly soggy weather, The World Nomads' Oxfam Trailwalker team got together on Sunday for our first group walk. The theory was - why not try everyone out on the hardest part of the trail just to see what happens? ... Read more >

Tags: hike, oxfam, sanchez, trailwalker, world nomads

Team Nomad

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 26 May 2008 | Views [1057]

Three girls, more often found paddling at sea, decided to embark on a little challenge one day over coffee - the Oxfam Trailwalker, a 100km overnight endurance walk from the Hawkesbury to the Harbour. While investing in some shoes up to the distance, ... Read more >

Tags: charity, oxfam, sanchez, world nomads