World Travels

December 23, 2006

Destination: Karamea, West Coast, South Island, NZ, Dec 12 – 19, 2006

We just spent the week in Karamea. Wow! Kathy and I were at times quite close to putting an offer in on a house. About 20 acres, 2 bedroom house, very cute and funky and tidy, 2 tunnel houses, a barn, a stream, photovoltaic panels, water wheel power generation, solar […]
November 28, 2006

Destination: Castle Hill, Canterbury, NZ

About a week ago we decided it was time to get out of the city and into nature and so, with friends Anne & Scott, we went on a Sunday outing to Castle Hill. The morning wasn’t looking so good, with overcast skies and drizzles, but we were ready for […]
October 14, 2006

Destination: San Francisco, California July 22 – October 9, 2006

Our time in San Francisco has drawn to a close. It’s been a long and sometimes bizarre trip being back in our former home city, doing things familiar to us like visiting with friends, driving our truck, going to nei gong classes, and even doing a little office work (yes, […]
October 4, 2006

Destination: Black Rock City, Nevada, Aug 29 – Sept 5, 2006

Burning Man. I did my fifth trip to the playa this year and stayed for a week. I was anxious about going as I have a love/hate relationship with Burning Man. It’s a harsh environment to be in, both physically and emotionally. For me, the physical havoc wreaked upon my […]