On Board the Indian Pacific

7 May 2014   Passengers relaxing in the Outback Explorer Lounge and Bar before dinner After catching the intercity train from Newcastle to Central…

First Trip to Western Australia

7 May 2014   Perth skyline from South Perth on a cloudy afternoon Last September we booked our journey to Perth on the Indian…

New Zealand – North Island

Listed below are some great sites if you are visiting the North Island of New Zealand     General : http://www.newzealand.com/au/travel-guide/     Pohutu…

Surprise Visit to New Zealand

Part of  the Parliament buildings in Wellington 6th – 16th December 2013 Yes, I know New Zealand is not in Oz…..but it is pretty…

Steam and Bubbles in Rotorua

Pohutu Geyser at Te Puia Thermal Park “going off” 11th – 13th December 2013 Geothermal Rotorua is a very “happening” place with lots of…

Art Deco in Napier

Art Deco Centre and beautiful decorative windows 9th – 11th December 2013 The drive up the west coast was spectacular, very rugged, and the…

First Stop – Windy Wellington

  Beautiful Wellington Harbour and hills from the Botanical Gardens 6th – 9th December 2013 Our flight to Wellington was fairly early, so we…