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The Thomases’ Grand Antipodean Adventure (10) – Te Anau – an unexpected stop

It’s been a while since I’ve written anything on here – mainly owing to not having time from a combination of family and work. As noted in the previous post, we were meant to be driving to Milford Sound and … Continue reading

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The Thomases’ Grand Antipodean Adventure (6) – Along the West Coast in sunshine

Okarito to Collyer House (Haast) via Fox Glacier (click map / zoom out for full view) Segment six of our trip saw us wake up in our Hutel in Okarito in lovely sunshine (apparently quite a rarity on the “Wet … Continue reading

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The Thomases’ Grand Antipodean Adventure (3) – Sydney

As promised last time around, next stop on the trip was Sydney. Flight time from Singapore was about 7.5 hours, which wasn’t really enough for a solid night’s sleep between Qantas squeezing another dinner into us and them waking us … Continue reading

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The Thomases’ grand antipodean adventure (2) – Singapore

Singapore Following on from my previous post, 12 and a half hours of flying later and we landed, about 1 degree north of the equator in the lovely city of Singapore. Changi airport is (for those used to London Heathrow) … Continue reading

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The Thomases’ Grand Antipodean Adventure (1)

The first of many! At the end of 2012, Mrs T and I set-off for a big trip – three and a half weeks visiting Australia and New Zealand. Our “excuse” for making the trip was that we wished to … Continue reading

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A tour of some country houses

Last month, my belovèd and I tool a gentle tour of some of England, and called in at some lovely houses along the way. First was a trip to my homeland of Yorkshire to visit my parents, and to take in … Continue reading

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Scottish Trip

Day One – to Loch Duich Day one, and we set out from York in Wesley (dad’s X-type) for our very long drive to the Scottish Highlands, more specifically Loch Duich, and a very lovely B&B (follow link), deep in … Continue reading

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Boating!

My friend Helen lives on a houseboat, which is convenient, since like a snail she can take her home with her. The other weekend she decided to use the boat to get to a wedding, and requested some company/help returning … Continue reading

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