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Milford Sound, New Zealand

September 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

Milford Sound in Fjordland along the lower west coast of the South Island of New Zealand is one of the wettest places on the planet. As we drove there from Queenstown, we watched the sky cloud up and by our arrival, the blue sky was visible only in patches. Undeterred, we got aboard a small boat [read more]

Picton to Blenheim, Kaikoura then to Hamner Springs

September 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

After a three hour ferry ride from Wellington, watching Rugby with local fans, we spent the night in Picton. The next day, we drove across the top of the South Island to Havelock taking in the overcast but pretty views of the strait between the North and South Islands.From Havelstock, we took the [read more]

New Zealand Sheep and baby lambs

September 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

Traveling from the north end of New Zealand to the south in the spring, we observed the difference in climate through the sheep. In the north, where it was warmer, the mothers had already given birth to their lambs and the mothers had been shorn of their winter wool coats. Just a few weeks later, [read more]

Drone Panorama from Fortress of San Giovanni, Kotor, Montenegro

July 30, 2016 // 1 Comment

One of our favorite experiences in Kotor was hiking to the Fortress of San Giovanni, or Castle of Saint John, 1,200 meters or 3,600 feet above the harbor. The view from the top is literally breathtaking…okay, maybe the panting had something to do with the climb. Our intention was to take [read more]

Wedding Crashers – Greek Style

July 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

The receiving line inside the church where you thank your guests If you were married in a traditional ceremony in a church in a small town in Crete, Greece, this might be what your beautiful post-wedding moments would look like. The celebration of your marriage would be proceeded by a religious [read more]

An Excellent Spice & Herb Shop in Crete

July 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

We’ve written before about how much we love the simple food of Greece. What Greece does especially well that we enjoy are their fresh fruits and vegetables, and also their honey, olives, olive oil, dried fruits, herbs and spices. The dried herb mix we found for feta cheese has transformed the [read more]

Partying Like a Rockstar with Rockstars at Jackie O’ Mykonos

June 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

We have always said we like to explore, embrace the native culture and live like locals as we travel the world.  Well, on Mykonos, an island in the middle of the Cyclades Islands, we discovered that the culture is glamour and nonstop partying. Sure, we’re game…for a few days at least. [read more]
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