Posts Tagged “hiking”

Hawaii Day 9 – Waimea Canyon

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Our resort is on the beach. We weren’t expecting that! So we started our day looking at the great view that we had access to. Surprisingly, the meals at Lava Lava Beach Club were some of the best we’ve had all trip so I was a happy camper. We then embarked on a bit of […]

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Lake Matheson, Franz Josef Glacier, Fox Glacier (South Island, NZ)

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The weather wasn’t looking good for us today. Checking the forecast, it showed that it would rain in the afternoon so we headed off to our first hike to Franz Josef Glacier in the wee morning. We first hiked through lush rainforest but that soon opened up to a moon-like crater of rocks. As we […]

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Miyajima

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  We embarked on a day trip to Miyajima, an island not far from Hiroshima. If you have the Japan Rail pass the ferry is also covered.   It is famous for it’s large torii gate which appears to float in water in high tide. In low tide you are able to walk to it […]

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Swan Valley

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My first day on the West was spent in a winery region located only 20 minutes away from Perth. I couldn’t believe that such a vast area could be so close to the city. We checked in with the Information Centre to get the low down and grabbed ourselves some brunch from a quaint cafe […]

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