Posts Tagged “hike”

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

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 […]



  We headed to Hakone. This trip is catching up on me so it’s going to turn into more of a photo blog with captions. Hakone is confusing as each leg of the journey is replaced with a different mode of transport. We headed to Owadara by bullet train, then changed over to a train […]


Swan Valley

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 […]