Category: Travel

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Kaikora still on shaky ground.

Lovely weather here in Kaikora today. I’m embedded with the 3Cssb in their catering team still cooking for the masses of support workers in the area.  The main roads into the town are still...

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Hiking to the top of Mt Auckland.

Mt Auckland is a hidden wilderness located north of Helensville on state highway 16.  The track isn’t for the faint hearted and is a true tramping track.  The formed track is marked by tags on...

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Commonwealth Place.

Extract from: nationalcapital.gov.au Commonwealth Place comprises a grassed-cupped square of approximately 100 metres by 50 metres on the southern shore of Lake Burley Griffin in the Parliamentary Zone. It is a multi-use public space equally...

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The business end of Canberra.

As parliament buildings go Australia really out did themselves with this massive art deco slab of concrete. Canberra feels a bit like a ghost town.  There seems to be no one around but don’t...

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The Sydney Tower.

A visit to Sydney’s Sky Tower is the perfect way to see a 360 degree view of the city.  The morning weather was pretty shocking but as it passed we made our way back...

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Taking a train ride in Sydney.

There is something so accessable about being able to take a train almost everywhere in Sydney. Unlike the rail back home in Auckland that really only goes north and south down a main trunk...

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The iconic Sydney Opera House.

One building that seems to follow you around the city is the Opera House.  Close up or from afar it’s a remarkable piece of architecture.  Nothing says ‘I’m in Sydney bitches’ like a photo the...

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Luna Park Sydney Harbour.

Getting on a ferry in Sydney you can almost go everywhere.  On the other side from the CBD is another CBD… go figure.  Aussies like to do things differently.  It wasn’t pumping today but...