Panorama: Lindis Pass, New Zealand

Lindis Pass, New Zealand 1 comment

Today's travel photo is a panorama shot of the Lindis Pass in Otago on the South Island of New Zealand. Travelling from Mount Cook, the road to Queenstown crosses over this spectacular pass. The barren brown tussock grasses of this region are a vast contrast to the lush greens that otherwise seem to cover New… Read More

A Sunday Outing in Brisbane

Story Bridge on the Brisbane River in Brisbane, Australia 5 comments

I’ve been living in Brisbane for most of the past decade, but I’ve always lived more in the outer suburbs, so heading into the city for the day really still has that feeling of a proper day trip out. It’s kind of an old school thing, but for us it is exciting to get dressed… Read More

Queenstown and the Remarkables at Night

Queenstown and the Remarkables at night in New Zealand 0 comments

Today's travel photo is a night shot of the city of Queenstown with the Remarkables mountain range in the distance in New Zealand. I actually took this photo from the holiday park we were staying in with our campervan after spending the afternoon and evening in town. Queenstown is a beautiful spot at any time… Read More

Hiking the Hooker Valley Track in New Zealand

Bridge Hooker Valley New Zealand 6 comments

New Zealand is a hiking enthusiast's dream, with hundreds of amazing hiking trails scattered all over the country. With New Zealand's breathtaking scenery, hiking is one of the best ways to see it as the trails allow you to get up close and personal with the stunning natural landscapes that the country has to offer… Read More

The Road to Mount Cook in New Zealand

Road to Mount Cook, New Zealand 3 comments

It has been 11 years since I last visited New Zealand, so a return trip was well over due. It would also be Veronika's first time in the country, so I was keen to show her why I love New Zealand so much. We only had 8 days for this trip, so I decided to… Read More

Bridge in the Hooker Valley, New Zealand

Bridge Hooker Valley New Zealand 2 comments

Today's travel photo is of a long foot bridge on the hike in the Hooker Valley, New Zealand. It was cold and wet when I did this popular hike in Mount Cook/Aoraki National Park, but that couldn't take away the dramatic and spectacular scenery of the valley. Not far from this bridge the valley turns… Read More

View of Taboche and Ama Dablam from the Cho La Pass in Nepal

Crossing the Cho La Pass in Nepal 2 comments

Today's travel photo is a stunning landscape view down the valley from the Cho La Pass in Nepal, looking towards Taboche on the right and Ama Dablam in the distance. The Cho La Pass has to be one of the most spectacular treks I have done, but it wasn't easy. It was a long day… Read More

The Trek Home: From Gorak Shep to Lukla

Ama Dablan sunset in Dingboche, Nepal 8 comments

This is day 19 to 24 of my 24 day trek through the Khumbu region of Nepal -> View all posts for this trek I had been on the trail for nearly three weeks, trekking well over 200 kilometres over tough terrain and most of it at high altitude, often over 5000 metres, and now I was… Read More

Mueller Glacier Lake in the Hooker Valley, New Zealand

Mueller Glacier Lake in New Zealand 0 comments

Today's travel photo is of the rushing white water coming from the glacial lake of the Mueller Glacier in Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park in New Zealand. I took this photo while hiking the Hooker Valley trail while camped at Mount Cook. The Hooker Valley trail is a short but spectacular walk and one of the… Read More

A Sunrise Meeting with Mount Everest

Mount Everest at sunrise from Kala Pattar in Nepal 4 comments

This is day 19 of my 24 day trek through the Khumbu region of Nepal -> View all posts for this trek My alarm went off at 4:30am but I hadn't really been sleeping anyway. Sleep is hard to come by at over 5000 metres (16500ft) in altitude and I had been in and out of… Read More

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