Author Archives: andy
A group of us set of to see a castle, at Sarah’s prompting. I would love to tell you all about the Castle itself, but I’m not an approved historian. What I will say is, it was old, made of stone and at the top of a mountain in the middle of nowhere. As it […]
Once again we are getting ready to hit the road (well air). The cat has not yet been informed, but he knows something is going on.
Since I’m not invited on this little adventure, I get to stay and work as well as get this blog ready for Sarah’s posts.
Merry Christmas!!! We are surviving in Fiji, even managing to get the most ridiculous sunburns! I’ve posted the New Zealand North Island photos not sure if there will be any pictures from here, as there is not a lot to take pictures of apart from sand and sea.
We had a smoother time getting the car in Auckland, but the drive to Waitomo was no where as picturesque as we had come to expect from our time on the South Island. More highway, more industry, flatter land the only constant was that it was still raining! Waitomo had two things of interest to […]
Photos from the South Island of New Zealand are now posted to the gallery! shortcut here
We arrived back in sydney on friday, to a huge thunderstorm, which apparently has caused quite a lot of damage. Typical! Last night we saw the Nutcracker at the Sydney Opera House, which is as impressive inside as it is out. Today I saw Beowulf in 3D at the IMAX and we are of out […]
We picked up our rental car to start our three day drive along the south coast from Adelaide to Melbourne. The drive could be completed in one long day, but we had decided to stop and see the many attractions on offer along the way. Fortunately, things improved after the first stop. About one hour […]
Hmmm, difficult to write about Adelaide as the things that make it a good place to be are also the things that make it dull! It is clean and well laid out with plenty of shopping and good public transport. The point of us being there was that as part of the train trip, we […]
While not quite as famous as the Orient Express, the Indian Pacific is one of the most famous trains in the world. Once a week, on a wednesday, it leaves Sydney on the Pacific coast, to make it’s way on the 3 day journey to Perth on the Indian ocean coast along the second longest […]