Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific

Traveling in Australia and New Zealand

Aussie Safari!

Well, I'm back from a six day trip out to the outback of the Top End of Australia. It was brilliant! We had about 9 people on the trip, and they were all great. I'll try to summarize the trip here:Day 1: ... Read More...

Heat and humdity in Darwin

Ok, it's hot here...really hot. Actually it's probably close to Houston heat, but I'm not used to it at all. There is a beautiful ocean right nearby, but no one can go in it due to the box jellyfish swarms th... Read More...

Haggas Honking Holes

 Haggas' Honking Holes is a tour company's name for a great underground adventure trip. You start out in the town of Waitomo where you head for the company's headquarters. After a quick test where yo... Read More...

Rotorua

After getting used to the real world again, I decided to headĀ up to Rotorua, a geothermic active area on the North Island. The first thing you notice when you get to town is the stink! The whole place has a sul... Read More...
Rose in Christchurch botanical gardens.

In the real world again

Wow! Civilization is cool! :) The smells of a city are the first thing that's really hit so far. I've been just wandering Christchurch in a daze checking out the people, and trying to remember how the world r... Read More...

Greetings from New Zealand

After about 18 hours in the air, I've finally arrived in Christchurch, New Zealand. So far this is an amazing city. The people are friendly, and the food and beer are cheap. I spent most of the morning at th... Read More...