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Kaitoke Park – Discovering Rivendell in New Zealand

‘Shadows had fallen in the valley below, but there was still a light on the faces of the mountains far above.

Blog – My favourite travel stories of the week

Learning a foreign language in three months, the marvels of Milford Sounds and some, shall we say, ‘exotic’ foods.

Blog – My Bucket List: From Yellowstone to the thinnest country in the world

Name the five places you most want to go to in the world. With so much world out there, it is an almost impossible challenge.

Blog – The most viewed posts from six months of Naked Eye Travel

It is hard for me to believe, but it has already been six months since I conceived Naked Eye Travel. As the old saying goes, ‘Time flies when you’re having fun’ and I’ve certainly enjoyed recounting some of my travel stories with readers here.

New Zealand – Riding the Wilkin River Jet

CJ flashed around the turns as if the boat was a salmon. The man was clearly insane, barking out who knew what at us as he straightened up and headed directly for a floating tree at around 100kph.

New Zealand – Franz Josef: Memories from the morning after the Glacier before

Boots, socks, raincoats, gloves. Not forgetting the vital Talonz, getting ready for the tour was a task in itself.

New Zealand – Kayaking in Abel Tasman National Park, Nelson

Veering from one side to the other, my strokes growing ever more desperate, it quickly dawned on me that a tilt at yet another international sport was escaping my grasp.

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