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Bali to Gili Air

March 3, 20120 Comments

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 […]

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Singapore City Sights

February 25, 20122 Comments

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 […]

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No place like Northlands, NZ

February 11, 20122 Comments

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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Taupo and Rotorua – Geothermal Gasping

February 9, 20122 Comments

From Deco to Hot Thermal Springs From our deco digestions we moved on to things more warm, chemical and a whole lot more fiery.  We were headed to the Great lakes of the North Island, Lake Taupo and Rotorua. We’d heard and read a great deal about these places so we were looking forward to […]

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Art Deco to Travel for

February 7, 20124 Comments

 Art Deco Architecture – New Zealand Style! No trip to New Zealand North Island would be complete for us without a visit to Napier and The Hastings. Napier is world renowned for its art deco architecture, but we visited Hastings first, which also has some great examples of this style of buildings. Getting to Napier […]

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