Monthly Archives: June 2014

Sailing the Bay of Islands

New Zealand North Island Itinerary

During my time in the Bay of Islands I went sailing for the day.  It was a beautiful day and we even got to see some dolphins!  It was a long day out and we helped out on the boat

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Whangarei

Whangarei is a great city in the far north and often used as a base for activities around the Bay of Islands. Captain James Cook and the crew of the Endeavour were the first Europeans to land in the Harbour. 

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Unseen Africa with Francis Tapon.

Today’s guest post is by Francis Tapon who is travelling around Africa to all 54 countries.  I came across Francis’s kickstarter on Gary Arndt’s blog.  Gary went on the same West African Cruise I have booked for next year and

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Moving to New Zealand

New Zealand North Island Road trip

Moving to New Zealand In September 2004 I moved to New Zealand with not much context or history.  I had given myself my 20s to travel around the world and as I wasn’t from a commonwealth country I could either

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