Turning 18 in Iceland 2018.

Every 2 to 3 years I update this blog. Without fail. Gotta keep the readers interested. Ahem. Took the youngest nephew to Iceland last summer as part of his 18th birthday plans... finally made a…

Norway and Iceland 2011 and NYC 2012/13

A quick catch up to satisfy the Completer/Finisher in me. I was too lazy to write stuff down at the time but between the 'Big Trip' and today there were only a couple of notable adventures:…

Land Rover, Belgium & France

Time to transition this from a 'big trip' blog to a reminder of where I've been since. Still doing this just for me, not expecting anyone to read it. But it helps me remember the…

Back Home… Suprise!
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Back Home… Suprise!

A few final reflections... At the end of my time in New Zealand I was starting to get ready to come home and look for a job. Missed working - lots of people I've mentioned…

New Zealand – And Relax…

The lost blog. I forgot to post this at the time and enough people have asked "what happened next?" to make this a worthwhile update. Spent 2 weeks touring around NZ with a friend from…

Australia – Sydney…

Made it. Not a lot to say about the big cities to get here. Adelaide was pretty. Melbourne chilled out and Sydney is big and bubbling. The arrival over the bridge and down to the…

Australia – Ul-ur-u…

...A-Ha! Nothing Promised, No Regrets! (to the tune of Abba's Voulez Vouz) please. Spectacular. Up at 3.30am for sunrise - well worth the early rise. The pics say it all. Not a lot for me…

Australia – Long & (Not) Winding Road…

After Kakadu the Stuart Highway is long, and arrow straight. A slight corner is considered an event. The scenery is much greener at this time of year than expected. The red center has a green…

Australia – Darwin…

Arrived in Darwin in the early hours. All my tent pegs were scrubbed clean of bush, mud and muck. But I was still worried when I was pulled aside and told they'd be going through…