Walks

Hiking the Henderson Tramline Loop

Haere Mai, Welcome. To the Henderson Tramline Loop in the Kaimai Ranges a short distance south of Tauranga, and just off SH29.  It was a hike which I enjoyed participating in a few months ago. Unfortunately, there are no expansive views from this track, which starts on Old Kaimai Rd. Large parts of the trail… Continue reading Hiking the Henderson Tramline Loop

The Motorhoming Years, Travel

The 1st Aussie Roadtrip – Melbourne to Brisbane

In Australia's Big Backyard Let me take you back to 2009, as we head off roaming for 40 days and 40 nights into the great outdoors in a hired transit van [affectionally known as The Tin Can], it was to be the first and not the last roadtrip we were to do. "Gidday Mate" "Why… Continue reading The 1st Aussie Roadtrip – Melbourne to Brisbane

Walks

A Neighbourhood Walk – Coromandel

A place where every day's a Sunday. We all know that it's impossible to have Sunday every day. Though for us it certainly feels like it here, it could be the laidback vibe, the array of all things that remind us of holiday time or sounds of waves crashing on the foreshore. On this particular… Continue reading A Neighbourhood Walk – Coromandel

City Life, Creativity

My Pick of 5 – Dunedin Street Art

Heading back to Dunedin where New Zealand’s first public art gallery just happens to be and it's artistic roots are continuing to expand al fresco. In 2016, the city’s art scene celebrated the fact that they had enticed a well known Belgian artist ROA to paint a tuatara (local reptile) on the side of a building in… Continue reading My Pick of 5 – Dunedin Street Art

Travel

The Issue of Over Tourism

It's that time of year when many folks are heading off on a much anticipated holiday. For those in the Southern Hemisphere, a chance to escape the coolish winter months.  In the Northern Hemisphere, a warmer posse to glean more sun rays.  Whatever the reason they all require using some form of transportation and with… Continue reading The Issue of Over Tourism