Round the World Trip 2018

America – UK – Europe – Asia Two months travelling across USA and around the UK then backpacking Prague, Germany, Hong Kong, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Bangkok and Chiang Mai. Arizona  Sequoia National Park Observatory Hill Spanish Mission Sedona Montezuma’s Castle Grand Canyon Utah/Wyoming Salt Lake City Yellowstone National Park Provo Hike Kansas Ottawa University Kauffman Centre Illinois Marion […]

Autumn Summits

Despite a rather paranoid fear of heights, I’m drawn irresistibly to big mountains. I love hiking above the tree line in alpine climates. Not only are the views better, but the stillness, serenity and solitude is unparalleled. Other peaks are just hard work and the exhilaration is found in surviving the challenge of finding a way to the top without […]

Papua New Guinea – Sept 2014

A two week adventure to New Ireland in Papua New Guinea found me bouncing along in a banana boat over the ocean from Kokopo on New Britain island, past the Duke of York Islands with their crystal clear blue waters. A slice of paradise in natural beauty and serenity. Things got a bit more choppy across the open ocean as […]