I have taken the split-second story challenge literally where a moment is missed in the blink of an eye. In “Jandals too big!” above, this young toddler falls backwards as he tries to manoeuvre his little feet inside some borrowed jandals (jandals is Kiwi slang for flip-flops, slippers, thongs, slides, zori etc). The two images below are … Continue reading
Well we finally took the plunge and organised a cruise – our maiden voyage (so to speak) on Royal Caribbeans ‘Radiance of the Seas’ cruise ship and I tell you what we were not disappointed. We embarked on our 10 day trip in Sydney (Australia), our first two days were at sea before arriving at our … Continue reading
These images were taken in Hue, Vietnam and are of colourful and ornate gates in the grounds of the former Imperial City. The city itself was built within the walls of the citadel and surrounded by a moat. See here for more submissions for this weeks Where’s My Backpack? travel theme.
View from Mirror Lake – This is Indian Rock (I believe), which faces Half Dome and which together form the valley in which Mirror Lake lies. Not a big mountain by any means but a mountain nonetheless. We reached Mirror Lake after a leisurely thirty minute bicycle ride from the Yosemite Valley Visitor Centre. It was … Continue reading
Yes you can! At El Sizzling Chorizo Argentinian BBQ, a BBQ is a BBQ is a BBQ. On a recent trip to Auckland, New Zealand a good friend of mine (formerly from Buenos Aires but now an Auckland local) took us to Ponsonby Central for lunch. I was told there would be a lot of … Continue reading