Tyndrum, Scotland UK (April 30th – May 3rd, 2018)

April 30th I had rented a car with Easirent Edinburgh Airport. The price was significantly cheaper than the usual rental car companies such a s Hertz, Enterprise, Avis, etc. I was thinking "how is this company so much cheaper." I had reserved a vehicle through RentalCars.com in Queenstown NZ and we got an additional ding … Continue reading Tyndrum, Scotland UK (April 30th – May 3rd, 2018)

Tongariro Northern Circuit Day 3 and 4 (March 16th and 17th, 2017)

Phone Notes - Day 3 March 16: Didnt sleep well at all. The wind, twisting and turning all night, trying to not breath in the fine sand while not breathing my carbon dioxide in the sleeping bag. It started getting light out and realized it was raining. Not just a vertical rain but angular rain … Continue reading Tongariro Northern Circuit Day 3 and 4 (March 16th and 17th, 2017)

Taupo HelpX & Onward Travel Planning (February 1st – 20th, 2018)

Yes, I put those dates in the headline on purpose. Yes, I know I'm getting a little bit ahead of myself but that's ok. So, since February 1st, I've been living with a middle-aged woman in Taupo helping her around the house. It's called woofing (working in exchange for accommodation and in some cases some … Continue reading Taupo HelpX & Onward Travel Planning (February 1st – 20th, 2018)

Greenstone Track Day One – Car park to Greenstone Hut (January 2nd, 2018)

I think I'll start each day-post of our multi-day tramping trip with sharing some notes that I wrote on my phone while doing the track. Side note: I know the font (at least in my editing mode) is different in this post.  Unfortunately, WordPress is not very word-processing friendly and so I have no idea … Continue reading Greenstone Track Day One – Car park to Greenstone Hut (January 2nd, 2018)

Off to Laos (Vientiane and Vangvieng – November 3rd, 4th, & 5th, 2017)

November 3rd In the early morning of November 3rd, our tour leader, a couple of my tour mates, and myself got up and were out the door of the hotel at 5am. Why? Our tour guide wanted to give us the opportunity to experience the local outdoor morning exercise class that was led by someone … Continue reading Off to Laos (Vientiane and Vangvieng – November 3rd, 4th, & 5th, 2017)