Mt. Cook, Otago Peninsula & Dunedin

My latest adventure started in Lake Tekapo to go stargazing because the Mackenzie area was declared an International Dark Sky Reserve in 2012 and it is only 1 of 10 in the world.  Under these pollution free skies the stars were so bright and I even saw the milky way.  I definitely plan to head…

Banks Peninsula and Akaroa

Over my last couple days off I travelled over to the east coast and visited the Banks Peninsula region and the small fishing town of Akaroa.  Banks Peninsula was formed by 2 giant volcanos which erupted over 8 million years ago.  My visit to Banks Peninsula consisted of the scenic drive around summit road.  The…

Chasing Waterfalls – Iceland

I am intrigued by waterfalls and the only way I can explain my interest is why not – water is natures landscape artist.  It helped to form a lot of the landscape that we seen today and that power that water has is what intrigues me. Skogafoss – South Region of Iceland located along Route…

Chasing Waterfalls – United States

I am intrigued by waterfalls and the only way I can explain my interest is why not – water is natures landscape artist.  It helped to form a lot of the landscape that we seen today and that power that water has is what intrigues me. Seven Falls – Denver, Colorado (Seven waterfalls joined together)…

Chasing Waterfalls – New Zealand

I am intrigued by waterfalls and the only way I can explain my interest is why not – water is natures landscape artist.  It helped to form a lot of the landscape that we seen today and that power that water has is what intrigues me. Bridal Veil Falls – Arthur’s Pass National Park, New…

Chasing Waterfalls – Canada

I am intrigued by waterfalls and the only way I can explain my interest is why not – water is natures landscape artist.  It helped to form a lot of the landscape that we seen today and that power that water has is what intrigues me. Weaver Creek Falls – Harrison Park, Owen Sound, Ontario…

The (south) West Coast

During my first 3 days off I set off on a road trip to the south end of The West Coast region.  I began my journey just outside Oxford by visiting Springfield which is home to a lovely large scale donut that was erected to promote The Simpsons Movie and has since became a permanent feature….