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Heading South

Set off from Hong Kong on Feb 23, heading for Borneo, then Bitung in Indonesia and lots of sea days heading south. Wifi is extremely difficult in the middle of all this ocean so close to the equator.  We have to apply for a different type of Australian visa from the...

Off to Hong Kong

We have received our new ticketing to join Queen Mary 2 in Hong Kong, and luckily were able to get a full refund on the extra tickets we had to purchase in Los Angeles airport. So off we go again, leaving our new friends in New Zealand, and another long haul flight up...

Meeting new Friends

9th February 2015 – the start of our Rotary Friendship Exchange in New Zealand.  Rental car has gone back, and we are now in the wonderful hands of local Rotarians who are taking us into their homes, and sharing friendship with us for the next two weeks. We are...

New Zealand – exploring North Island

We are booked to go diving in Kerikeri – in the Bay of Islands.  Our rental car was brand new with 10 km on the clock – and we carefully drive North from Auckland.   Wow – what an amazing place – we fall totally in love with New Zealand from...

Where’s my luggage ?

Yes – the obvious happened – due to the delay at the airport because of the ticketing problems, we were on a later flight – unfortunately our luggage wasn’t.    Have you ever stood at an airport carousel watching the same bags go around and you...