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The Scout Den

Just after arriving in Lawrence, we found the motorcamp was closed frm April until November! Its just as well there are other options in Lawrence :-) . 301 more words


Danseys Pass getaway: off the grid!

We used the long weekend (Labour day) for a rare getaway and chose camp sites that were remote and totally off the grid. First stop: Danseys pass. 425 more words

New Zealand

The Hedonistic Taster | № 29 | Cloudy Bay - New Zealand

The Hedonistic Taster |  № 29 | Cloudy Bay – New Zealand

by L.M. Archer, FWS | Bourgogne ML

“Wine should not be regarded simply as a beverage, but as an art of living, a pleasure.” – Henri Jayer… 523 more words

Wine Tasting

Felton Road Winery, the Kiwi Star

Many critics and wine buffs compare the pinot noirs of Felton Road to the best of Burgundy.

To those of us who love pinot noir — that elegant, complex, full satisfying red wine that is so great with food — the biggest tragedy is that the most famous producer of such wine, France’s Burgundy region, now prices its products well out of reach for many. 1,938 more words

Wine Articles

Tourists rescued after they spent a night in snow near isolated Otago

Three tourists were compelled to spend an entire night in their 4WD vehicles trapped in snow near an isolated portion of Central Otago.

Source : Travelandtourworld.


What drives us outdoors

Why do we choose to live in the city or country.  What calls you?  The mountains, the ocean or the shops?  What really creates adventure culture?   83 more words


What’s in the glass tonight August 31st – Pinot Noir

From the Cellar: Peregrine Pinot Noir Central Otago 2012 – $$$

In good Pinot Noir, there is that distinctive catch at the back of the throat which is so typical of the wine varietal showing sufficient extraction, a little like the feeling I get when I think I am just coming down with a cold. 147 more words