Driving back from Auckland I decided to take the scenic route, on a road I've never been on before, along part of the Pacific Coast Highway. I only did a very short part of it, from Auckland down to about Thames. It's kind of touristy, but it's a hell of a lot better than the main highways. These photos are all from a chilled out lil beach town called Maraetai.
A few photos from my arvo drive around the back roads of the Waikato. I don't think I could ever get sick of looking at these rolling hills and green grass.
Lately I've been contemplating buy a new DSLR camera, I'm getting into my photography more and more these days, and I seemed to have it in my head that getting a new camera and some more expensive gear would be a good idea. You know, take shit to the next level. At the moment I have an entry level Canon EOS 1100D, a couple of standard lenses, plus a 50mm f/1.4. A pretty basic and inexpensive set up.Read More
I'd barely even looked twice at travel insurance brochures & policies before I started planning my new adventures, but as I was sussing out a few travel blogs and read a good horror story or two, I thought it'd better get reading. Part of the IEC Visa requires us to have travel insurance (including, and most importantly, medical insurance) upon arrival in Canada, otherwise they'll send us packing.Read More