Ring-Tailed Lemur

I took a few snaps on a recent kindergarten trip to Hamilton Zoo. Exhibit number 1: the Ring-Tailed Lemur. (Click on the image to enlarge to full size.) More animals to follow over the next few...

Good old kiwi bush trip

Just recently I went on a family weekend trip to the Thames coast. We stayed at Dickson Holiday Park, which is on the Coromandel Peninsula only a few minutes north of Thames – remarkably close to home given you feel like you’ve hopped in the time machines...

Incredible India – part 2

Click here for part 1. Who needs to go to Disneyland when, for a few rupees, you can get a daytime cab ride through the middle of Kolkata? I arrived back at Howrah station in Kolkata after my second overnight train journey in two nights. After a decent sleep I was...

Incredible India – part 1

Back in 2007 I made my first trip to India. It was a business trip to visit customers of the company I was working for at the time. That was interesting enough, but what was utterly fascinating was the real-time, eye-popping life experience I gained at the same time....

Up the mountain

Here’s another of my irregular posts with few words and heaps of pics. This time it’s from a recent trip to New Zealand’s central North Island. We stayed at Taupo and took the kids up Mt Ruapehu, minus the skis, to see the snow. Even though it was a...