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Photo Friday! Week 40: Hidden Waterfall

acton waterfall

I discovered this gorgeous hidden waterfall after finishing my Level 2 High Ropes Rescue course. I don't think I would ever be able to find it again now! At least I have the photos enjoy and share, though. Hidden waterfall in Acton Ontario, April 2008  

Photo Friday! Week 39: Wellington Cable Car

wellington cable car nz

Wellington is such an amazing city; it just emanates positive vibes every time I am there. In fact, I was planning to move there for a while before I got my job up north. There are so many cool things to do and see in Welly, the Cable Car being just one of them. Welllington Cable Car, [...]

Photo Friday! Week 38: Remarkables Skydive

skydive queenstown remarkables

While on the ground watching others and waiting for our turn to board a little wee plane which we would jump out of shortly thereafter, the anticipation was building to the point of no return. Jenn and I would watch the little plane take off towards the Remarkables and then shortly after minuscule dots  could be spotted [...]

overlooking rarotonga

My mind is always wandering, wondering “where to next?” and “how can I get there?” I've got to have some travel plans in the pipe line to keep me going. Right now it is currently the spring school holidays; two weeks off to recuperate from the whirlwind 11 week term that took me by storm [...]

Photo Friday! Week 37: Lobster Kisses

lobster kisses

When my friend Andrew came to visit me in Nova Scotia for Thanksgiving  in 2008, our first stop was Peggy's Cove. I thought I'd be funny and give the pose with a kiss.. This little guy gave me a fright just as the photo was snapped!   Thanksgiving at Peggy's Cove 2008, photo by Andrew Walker [...]

baldwin street

While in Dunedin, climbing the worlds steepest hill should definitely be on your to do list. Whether you head up in a car on foot, you have to see it to believe just how steep it really is. My first trip up was in the car.  Then in the second half of my year of [...]

tshirt quilt

Working at camp. Bungy jumping. University. Canada. New Zealand. My Sister's University.  Learning to surf in Australia. Gifts from family and friends. As I remember my dear dad always saying, "Been there, done that, got the t-shirt!" I quickly came to the conclusion I had too many t-shirts.15 t-shirts in total. Some of them up [...]

Photo Friday! Week 34: Lollies in a line

jar of lollies

On our 'Girls' Roadtrip' to the Winery Tour on the Tutukaka Coast, we stopped in Kawakawa and found some tempting delicious lollies! Kawakawa, Far North New Zealand February 2012  

Mystery Road Trip: Destination #3 Revealed

map of northland

Can you locate our destinations on this map? Welcome to the third and final installment of my Mystery Roadtrip Revelations. So far I have divulged the details of the first and second destinations on this day-long roadtrip around the beautiful Far North region of New Zealand. Way back in April, I captured my longest-standing best [...]

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It doesn't take much else to put me at peace with the world when I've found myself a stunning sunset to enjoy. Watching the sky change colour and the sun disappear into the horizons is high on my list of favourite things.  After a day of roadtripping en route to Rotorua for the  Tough Guy/Gal Mud Run, [...]