Travel

I get uncomfortable when I spend too long in my comfort zone. Travel is a way to punctuate life and to add to its colour. It is great for the body, the mind, and if you are so inclined, the palate.
Hue and Hoi An 2020 Hue and Hoi An 2020 Steve and A explore Hue, the food, the history, and the rural laneways. Rode the coast road to Hoi...

Hue and Hoi An 2020

Steve and A explore Hue, the food, the history, and the rural laneways. Rode the coast road to Hoi An via the Hai Van Pass. Enjoyed Hoi An before the post-covid tourist volume started to build.
New Zealand 2019 New Zealand 2019 Trans Alpine Express, whale watching, off the grid on the West Coast, camping at Canaan, visiting the...

New Zealand 2019

Trans Alpine Express, whale watching, off the grid on the West Coast, camping at Canaan, visiting the Wairarapa coast, and Christmas with family.
Singapore 2019 Singapore 2019 The Alice in Wonderland exhibition, the Super Tree Grove at night, and time with family.

Singapore 2019

The Alice in Wonderland exhibition, the Super Tree Grove at night, and time with family.

Chau Doc 2019

Famous for its pagodas and its fermented fish.

Hoi An & Ba Na Hill 2019

The surprisingly enjoyable entertainment spectacle of Ba Na Hill and the Golden Bridge.

Japan 2018

Steve and A's big adventure visiting Tokyo, Kyoto, and Osaka. Cooking classes, food tours, ryokan onsen, kaiseki dining to street food, and the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

Can Tho 2018

Motorcycle trip through the Mekong delta to the place of floating markets and coconut candy.

Hoi An 2017

Shopping, eating, and a jeep ride into the central highlands to meet the King and wrestle a snake.

Dalat Loop 2017

1000 km motorcycle ride along the coast north of Saigon and up to Dalat in the central highlands.

New Zealand Sept 2017

Castlepoint, Mt. Ruapehu, Hobbiton, Orakei Karako, and an important family gathering.

Australia & New Zealand 2017

Plato's in Dunedin, Swanston St in Melbourne.

Australia Oct 2017

Sydney visit. Harbour bridge at night.

Bangkok 2017

Shopping and eating.

New Zealand 2016

Wairarapa rocky shoreline, fish and chips on the beach, West Coast road trip, canoeing in the Paparoas, crayfish and paua.

Australia and New Zealand 2016

Eating with family and friends in the Wairarapa, Wellington, and Melbourne.

Australia and New Zealand 2015

Eating with family and friends in the Wairarapa, Wellington, and Melbourne.

Singapore Christmas 2015

Baby shower and fun at Universal.

New Zealand 2014

Martinborough meetup, and nice views from the plane coming into Saigon.

Phu Quoc 2014

Last holiday with all 3 offspring.

Lily Visit 2012

Touring Saigon, Hoi An, and a motorcycle trip up the Ho Chi Minh Road to a K'Tu village.

Angus Visit 2012

Touring Saigon, Hanoi, Hoi An, and a motorcycle trip up the Ho Chi Minh Road, down to Hue, and back over the Hai Van Pass.

Australia and New Zealand 2012

Lunar New Year in Melbourne.

Singapore 2011

Doing the touristy stuff in Singapore.

New Zealand 2007

Family reunion, plus Mt. Ruapehu and Castlepoint.

Dot and Ted Visit 2006

Touring Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, and Tam Coc.

Angkor and Bangkok 2004

Bangkok and the Angkor Wat area.

New Zealand 2004

First NZ visit after 7 years away.

Dot and Ted Visit 2000

Touring Saigon, Hue, Marble Mountain. Plus Dot and Ted's Vietnam Adventure video.