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Bali to Gili Air

Bali to Gili Air

We’re back in Bali since our last visit three years ago. We’d never planned to come to Bali, on this particular trip.  However, the long range weather forecast for the Phillipines, our desired next stop, was not good at all.  So we were off to Indonesia to explore some different places, find a small island […]

Posted in: Bali
Singapore City Sights
By February 25, 2012 2 Comments Read More →

Singapore City Sights

Our Australasia antics completed and we headed towards Asia.  Our first stop was Singapore, which proved something of a surprise to both of us.  A vibrant city full of interesting culture and not the clinical and sterile stereotypical description you could be forgiven for imagining. Our journey to Singapore was with Jetstar.  The flight was perfectly adequate […]

Posted in: Singapore
Waitangi to Auckland
By February 15, 2012 0 Comments Read More →

Waitangi to Auckland

Waitangi We’re glad we made it to Waitangi and saved our ‘Maori cultural experience’ until the end.  This post rounds off our New Zealand trip with our visit to the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, a drive down the Western Northland coast (I liked writing that compass phrase, not sure why) and then a few days in […]

Posted in: North Island
No place like Northlands, NZ
By February 11, 2012 2 Comments Read More →

No place like Northlands, NZ

Our time in New Zealand is fast coming to a close, but we had just enough time to spend a couple of days in Northland to view the Bay of Islands and discover the site of the Waitangi Treaty We found a lovely private owned campsite at Sandspit about an hours drive through Auckland, it […]

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Coromandel, Oysters, Coves & Beaches
By February 10, 2012 1 Comments Read More →

Coromandel, Oysters, Coves & Beaches

After the heat of the geothermals we set off to cool down with a sea breeze as we headed north toward the Coromandel Peninsula, via the Bay of Plenty.  After being inland among the forests and mountains it was good to be heading to the sea again.  Both John and I feel more comfortable when […]

Posted in: North Island