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Ushuaia & Tierra del Fuego National Park

Dear Friends, In January, together with my cousin Sarah, I embarked on an exciting adventure, travelling from Auckland, NZ to Buenos Aires then south to Ushuaia in Tierra del Fuego, Argentina before embarking on the 'Ocean Endeavour' for an expedition to the South Shetland Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula.  A journey of a lifetime, and [...]

Canada #1 – Scarecrows, scenery and scarlet coats in Bromont

Dear friends, The last part of my North American tour was over the border into Canada, to Quebec to be more precise, and to Bromont to be really exact!  I visited my friends Andree and Denis here in the summer two years ago to help celebrate their wedding and what a pleasure to visit again [...]

Summer in Europe #1

Dear friends, Lucky me to spend 6 weeks in Europe from mid-June to early August, visiting friends in the UK, Spain, Switzerland, Italy, Sweden, Finland and Denmark. Everywhere the weather was beautiful, the friends welcoming and the weeks passed so quickly in a whirl of delightful meetings, delicious dinners, gorgeous scenery and a few special treats [...]

Madagascar #1 – On the road to the north

Dear friends, I have spent the last two weeks in Madagascar, the world's fourth-largest island and home to some truly unique flora and fauna. After flying into the capital city, Antananarivo which became the pivot, we flew to the north, then the south and finally drove to the east. In the north, starting out from Diego [...]

Vancouver Island, BC, Canada #3

Dear friends, As I mentioned in a previous blog, my friends Pauline and Mark have a Nursery Garden and Landscaping business with an emphasis on unusal and very scented plants, so their company name 'SCENTSATIONAL' is very appropriate.  Their garden is full, full of fabulous plants and now in the summer many of the flowers [...]

Sabah, Malaysian Borneo #1

Dear friends, ‘Sabah’ - the very name conjures up images of misty rainforest, winding rivers and wetlands, huge caves, tropical islands and coral reefs, orang-utans, monkeys, hornbills, kingfishers, and much much more. I have been lucky enough these past two weeks to visit four National Parks in Sabah: in Sepilok, the Orangutan and Sun Bear [...]

2016-12-17T11:14:12+00:00October 24th, 2016|Culture, photography, Travel, Uncategorized|1 Comment
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