Travel Blog

This page contains blog posts related to my travels.

It mostly covers the year Femke and I spent travelling New Zealand (2008) and our 3 month trip to the Netherlands (2008-2009).

Travel

Journey back to Australia

9 February 2009 - 5 minute read

Sadly I had to leave the Netherlands to return to Australia by myself. I did have some issues on the flight back too.

Immigration Dramas

14 January 2009 - 5 minute read

Things are not quite going to plan with regards to staying and working in the Netherlands.

Immigration Dramas

10 December 2008 - 3 minute read

Things are not quite going to plan with regards to staying and working in the Netherlands.

Whanganui Canoe Trip

24 September 2008 - 25 minute read

This is the story of the biggest adventure we had in our entire New Zealand travel holiday! We are just glad to have survived it!

A bit of snow

20 July 2008 - less than 1 minute read

I have not seen a lot of snow in my life, so it was a big deal for me when it happened in Christchurch!

Wanaka

2 April 2008 - 1 minute read

Details our travels to Wanaka and the Rob Roy hike

Fox Glacier

27 March 2008 - 2 minute read

Several days at Fox Glacier and taking in the local sights.

Frans Josef Glacier

25 February 2008 - 4 minute read

Details about the three days we spent at Frans Joseph glacier. Stunning photos and views

Greymouth to Frans Josef

24 February 2008 - less than 1 minute read

A pretty dull drive from Greymouth to Frans Josef. But it picked up dramatically towards the end!

Greymouth

21 February 2008 - 1 minute read

It was a stunning drive from Westport to Greymouth.

Westport

20 February 2008 - less than 1 minute read

Not a great deal happened on the journey to Westport and while we were there.

Nelson Lakes National Park

18 February 2008 - 4 minute read

Details the adventures and mishaps we had at Nelson Lakes right after the Abel Tasman hike.

Abel Tasman Coastal Track

14 February 2008 - 4 minute read

Big blog post about our first great hike! the Abel Tasman Costal Track!

Welcome to the South Island

8 February 2008 - less than 1 minute read

After a while in Wellington, it was time to say goodbye (for now) to our relatives and move on to the South Island.

Windy Wellington

6 February 2008 - 1 minute read

Catching up with Jeff, Cath, Jarrod and Jack in Wellington

The long road south

4 February 2008 - 2 minute read

Details of our trip from Auckland to Wellington

A minor setback

29 January 2008 - less than 1 minute read

A small thing causes a few delays to our trip

Weekend in Sydney

31 May 2006 - 1 minute read

Summary of weekend photography trip to Sydney with Bronwen and John