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Creepy crawly adrenalin rush

Successful in convincing her for a moderate hike… off we went, six in the group. An hour into the less taken trail, the forest became thicker. 92 more words

 "The most heroic word in all languages is revolution." -- Eugene V. Debs.

I was at the store the other day, buying a bottle of wine. It seems like they ask for your ID everywhere you go around here, which makes sense for a college town. 157 more words


Strategically Placed Saucepans

When we left the Coromandel we headed south slightly to Rotorua, known for thermal activity and smelling like sulphur (bad eggs), stopping overnight in a slightly spooky carpark in Matamata.  820 more words


Pick The Mountain You're Willing To Climb

Being in Santa Rosa for a spell gave John and me the opportunity to visit Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve. Home to some of the oldest trees in the country. 534 more words

Sunset at Big Basin

Packing it in for the night after a quick walk around Big Basin #Redwoods State Park. I’ll be back early tomorrow morning. ‘Night


West coast roadtrip pt. 1 (San Fransisco)

We had been planning our roadtrip on the west coast for over a year and our dreams finally came true in June 2016. We started in San Fransisco and did the obvious Golden Gate Bridge selfies, drove down Lombard street, rode a cable car and ate waaay too many Godiva chocolates. 254 more words

The Thermal Wonderland of NZ

Rotorua is famous for hot springs, mud pools, geysers and interesting Maori culture. As I am a budget traveler, I didn’t get to see a lot of what this geothermal city has to offer but I sure had a great time here. 357 more words