Twas The Night Before Christmas…  (by Rich)

Twas The Night Before Christmas… (by Rich)

  Well, Christmas time with spring like weather is a bit odd to say the least.  People in this part of the world don’t go as bananas as we do back home, or at least that is how we perceived it.  So, we tried to inject as much Christmas cheer into our lives...
Outta Auckland and Romping Around Rotarura  (by Rich)

Outta Auckland and Romping Around Rotarura (by Rich)

  The flight from Sydney to Auckland was pretty uneventful, as they usually are, but the fun really started when we hit the tarmac. It was later in the afternoon, and Christmas was fast approaching.  The kids had been bugging us to go see The Grinch as a way of...
Back in Time in Bothwell…  (by Rich)

Back in Time in Bothwell… (by Rich)

  We packed up our stuff after a nice nights stay at a small cottage resort just outside of Port Arthur, and then the kids and Deb popped over to the community centre across the road to have a game of basketball while I played Tetris with all of our crap, I mean...
Trekking The Tremendous Three Capes Track  (by Rich)

Trekking The Tremendous Three Capes Track (by Rich)

  We had to get up early so that we could get to Port Arthur for late morning as we had to check in a couple of hours ahead of our 12:30pm ferry departure. It was going to be a beautiful day…the sun was shining, mist was rolling over the Tasmanian hills, and the...
At Home in Hobart  (by Rich)

At Home in Hobart (by Rich)

  It was a relatively quick flight over to Tasmania from Sydney compared to the other flights we have had up to this point, only two hours this time.  We were on Virgin Airlines this time…not one that I would recommend for anything that would be a long haul...