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in her adventures groovin along to the beat of life ... recording it here for you to see ... all the beauty and all the strife ... won't you come and dance with me ...

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EL SALVADOR | Wednesday, 15 Oct 2008 | Views [333]

Part 1. El Salvador Every place I have been I have already had a preconceived idea of what it will be like. I don´t know if everyone does this, but my brain chooses to roll this way. So my idea of El Salvador went something like, big guns, black sand, ... Read more >


HONDURAS | Wednesday, 1 Oct 2008 | Views [296] | Comments [1]

Bubbles ascend to the surface, escaping the deep blue which surrounds them. If they are anything like me, they feel dwarfed and foreign under this surface and they are keen to get back to where they know best... Maybe this is why my favourite ... Read more >

Guatemala short stories

GUATEMALA | Thursday, 25 Sep 2008 | Views [757] | Comments [2]

Antigua Cobblestone streets paved our way to recovery. An overload of beautiful food replenished us hungry-for-vegie kids. Tofu stirfry, banana bread goodness, Jakes market breakfast cooking skills atop our leafy garden roof. Buena Vista Social Club ... Read more >

a little thing called adventure

MEXICO | Thursday, 11 Sep 2008 | Views [533] | Comments [3]

There comes a time when you take in breaths so deep, trying to lower the beating heart from your throat. There also comes a time when your position of safety in life had never tasted so sweet. This is travelling. Part 1. Adios Barra, hello alien ... Read more >

Oaxaca CIty - she goes inland!

NEW ZEALAND | Wednesday, 3 Sep 2008 | Views [480] | Comments [2]

I failed to mention in the previous post that we actually had a break from surfing for 4 days... here it is... One must sometimes push out of a current state of being, to move on to new experinces, and ways of growth. Otherwise you may end up like ... Read more >

give get laugh cry love loss... balance

MEXICO | Tuesday, 2 Sep 2008 | Views [278]

lifes balance: If one is to take off on the wave of the day, one must expect to have a wipeout of the day, after the section of the day has brought itself down. - last days in barra And so here we are. My time surfing in Mexico is about to come to ... Read more >

a wee summaree

MEXICO | Monday, 18 Aug 2008 | Views [421] | Comments [1]

Dad left a few days ago and with him left any major signs of swell. So with the few days off I made a wee calendar and tried to remember some of our adventures. I have been pretty slack with my personal writing, and so it was a good chance to catch up ... Read more >

and this is what its all about

MOLDOVA | Tuesday, 12 Aug 2008 | Views [423] | Comments [3]

up and down and round and round... the cycles of the universe, the waves we ride, the tropical jungle infested roads we travel... to find... an amazing experience... or three. It is truely amazing how this universe works sometimes. Only a few hours ... Read more >

No tirar basura (dont chuck your shit on the ground)

MEXICO | Wednesday, 6 Aug 2008 | Views [310] | Comments [1]

Sleeping on an air mattress in a tent is a spectaular place to be in an earthquake for two reasons. The first one being that as you awake to your legs and arms flailing around in the early morning, it is actually kind of fun. Secondly, a dodgy mexican ... Read more >

Barra de la Cruz

MONGOLIA | Wednesday, 30 Jul 2008 | Views [688] | Comments [3]

How do you say ¨fucken big shark¨ in spanish? Today as I was sitting in the water, a large (but not mammouth to be fair) great white, took it upon itself to launch into the air not 15 meters from where I was sitting. For the nay sayers that took it ... Read more >

insects in paradise

NEW ZEALAND | Sunday, 20 Jul 2008 | Views [286]

Rio Nexpa: Kiwis cussies, $5 por noche - woo hoo! Brown water spewing from over flowing river mouth. Fat left handers. Heaving right handers. crazy crabs. new ozzies buddies. Fresh vegies for the vego kiwis. Alligator crusing past - at least i convinced ... Read more >

Baja... and the rest

NEW ZEALAND | Wednesday, 9 Jul 2008 | Views [542] | Comments [1]

just over a week later finds us on the mainland of mexico... and it feels like a life time later. Ill try and condense it as much as possibee, and please excuse my gramma but I dont know how to work the spanish keys! 0600 (at the beginning) we ... Read more >

California Departure

NEW ZEALAND | Saturday, 28 Jun 2008 | Views [297]

Each journey begins with just one step... (something along these lines anyway)... whomever first penned this to paper - Whether you were purely looking on the bright side of life, or you wrote it from the comfort of your living room rug in front of ... Read more >

hello america

USA | Monday, 23 Jun 2008 | Views [292] | Comments [2]

So here we are. Papa Mike and myself...  After saying goodbye to the beautiful people in Raglan, having one of my best surfs at Raglan ever (I love The Valley), and having one last drucken adventure out at the bay with many an old friend and a groovey ... Read more >

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NEW ZEALAND | Tuesday, 17 Jun 2008 | Views [240]

Packing is hard. Trying to get everything packed and done by tomorrow afternoon so I can make a trip to Auckland to see some friends and then enjoy the last full day in Raglan for Dads "50th" (the real one I will miss as I will be somewhere ... Read more >

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