The Giants and clear blue water.

Rotorua is one of our main tourist destinations here in New Zealand. It's probably most well known for the thermal pools and local (Maori) culture. There are millions of photos of hot pools, mud pools and geysers so I'm posting a video of the forest and beautiful Hamurana Springs, which will be one of the …

A day

I loved the Australian winter and Spring. Cold misty mornings, blue skies, warm and calm days. Then it could change to torrential rain, thunder and lightening. This only happened 3 times in the three months I was there. It was pretty amazing! Beaudesert is about an hour inland from the Gold Coast.

Stranded

Millions of creatures have washed up on the beach. Not just here but over what would be 1000 kilometres of coastline north and south of here. They’re called Velella and technically aren’t jellyfish as the sail rather than drift. I’ve never seen these before, in a lifetime of beach living and it shows us the …

Home!

Flying into Wellington Well quite a lot has happened since I arrived home and I have a lot catch ups to do. And I don’t just mean blog posts, lol. ( BTW Can anyone suggest a good ‘to do’ list app? I have tried many but they don’t quite ‘do’ what I want them ‘to do’). …

On/Off the road

Of course #brisbane and the #goldcoast are definitely well known destinations in #queensland but #australia is such a huge country. And after spending all this time looking at the mountains that surround this town (Beaudesert) I headed inland the first chance I got. No destination in mind, just headed for hills. inland/outback Pretty amazing landscape …