Tag Archives: Nature

An impromptu adventure to Yosemite

America sure has some beautiful countryside. I was hoping to get the chance to visit some national parks on my visit, but wasn’t sure how I was going to make it without a car. Fortunately, I found this guy on Couchsurfing. He’s … Continue reading

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Wildlife in NZ

My experience of ‘In Zid’ is sadly drawing to a close. I’m sitting in Christchurch airport with a few hours to kill before my flight. It’s been an incredible experience, and I’ve really got to appreciate the efforts the New … Continue reading

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Beachside paradise in Abel Tasman

New Zealand has it all: stunning landscapes, fascinating wildlife… and incredible beaches. So we discovered when we visited Abel Tasman National Park, and drove all the way to the top of the South Island. Passing through Nelson, we continued up … Continue reading

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Non-whale watching at Kaikoura

I’m way behind on my blogging schedule. We’ve been roughing it the past few days, moving from campsite to campsite all over the north part of the South Island, and luxuries such as internet have been hard to come by. … Continue reading

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I’m on an island

I couldn’t very well pass through Greece without visiting one of the islands. It’s not Crete, nor Corfu or Mykonos. It’s called Ikaria, one of the north Aegean islands. I found it in a Greek island guide under the ‘offbeat’ … Continue reading

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Contemplating Meteora, the monasteries in the sky

Meteora was unreal. I knew from photographs that it would be a treat for the eyes but wasn’t quite prepared for the spectacle that awaited me. I ended up hiking all around the rocks, visiting five monasteries in total. Having … Continue reading

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Albanian adventure part 2: Out of my depth

In my last post, I got myself up a waterfall facing a tricky climb down, and a fear of heights to conquer. Getting up the waterfall was easier than I expected – getting down proved difficult. With the help of … Continue reading

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