Destinations

Road to Mount Cook, New Zealand

The Road to Mount Cook in New Zealand

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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

Ama Dablan sunset in Dingboche, Nepal

The Trek Home: From Gorak Shep to Lukla

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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 New Zealand

Mueller Glacier Lake in the Hooker Valley, New Zealand

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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

Mount Everest at sunrise from Kala Pattar in Nepal

A Sunrise Meeting with Mount Everest

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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

Lake Pukaki, New Zealand

Lake Pukaki in New Zealand

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Today's travel photo is of Lake Pukaki, looking north towards a cloud covered Mount Cook on the South Island of New Zealand. You may think that I have photoshopped the hell out of that lake, but I actually haven't. Lake Pukaki really is that beautiful colour, having being fed from the melt water from the… Read More

48 Hours in Melbourne

48 Hours in Melbourne

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Melbourne is a city that I took way too long to go and visit. I'm Australian born and bred and have lived here all of my life, but in my 32 years I had never gone to Australia's second largest (and some would argue, most popular) city. This year, I finally changed that, and I… Read More

Church of the Good Shepherd in Lake Tekapo, New Zealand

Church of the Good Shepherd in Lake Tekapo, New Zealand

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Today's travel photo is of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Lake Tekapo, New Zealand. This is the first photo I have posted from my recent trip to New Zealand's South Island. This tiny church on the shores of Lake Tekapo is a popular site and has to be the most famous church in… Read More

Free Things to do in Paris

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Paris is notoriously regarded as one of the most expensive cities in the world to visit. Personally, I didn't find it quite as bad as people make it out to be and I found prices were similar to most popular European cities. That being said, if you're on a tight budget, you are certainly going… Read More

Everest Base Camp in Nepal

Everest Base Camp: The End of the Road

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This is day 18 of my 24 day trek through the Khumbu region of Nepal -> View all posts for this trek It had been a long, challenging but incredibly rewarding trek through the Khumbu region of Nepal over the past couple of weeks. It had its highs and lows but the scenery was simply spectacular, the… Read More

Trekking to Lobuche, Nepal

Dzongla to Lobuche in Nepal

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This is day 17 of my 24 day trek through the Khumbu region of Nepal -> View all posts for this trek The trek over the Cho La Pass had left me tired and exhausted, and so the short and relatively easy walk to Lobuche today would be much appreciated by my weary legs. I left… Read More

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