Several years ago, we endured a heart-stopping trip to The Remarkables Ski Fields in the South Island of New Zealand. Australians flock to the NZ ski fields, every year, as it is more cost effective for them, than skiing in the limited fields in Australia. Finally, we arrived! After the 8 Kilometre, nail-biting transfer to… Continue reading Skiing in New Zealand
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Take a tour with me - Iceland - the ultimate Frozen landscape A snow bunny in the frozen Norwegian countryside Delicate frozen-ness atop the Swiss Alps Icy vastness in the Antipodes of New Zealand Even in Australia, one can find frozen Gum trees The snow was icy and 'sharp'… Continue reading My Frozen places
Once a humble beekeeper, Sir Edmund Hillary came to know this mountain very well. For it was here that he would hone his mountaineering skills to become the first man, along with Tensing Norgay Sherpa, ever to reach the summit of the tallest peak in the world - Mt Everest. Hillary was certainly an imposing… Continue reading Walking with Edmund at 760 metres
A few days ago, I saw this meme referring to those who love snow. Yeh, that's me, for sure! My hand's up, waving frantically in enthusiasm for snow and the colder elements. People in the northern hemisphere must think I am stark raving mad, and I can see where they are coming from, when cold… Continue reading Travel theme: Snowy
Transmogrify It means, “to change in appearance or form, especially strangely or grotesquely; transform.” The challenge is to express this in photos. A milk can with more than one life! The strangest snowball/man I've seen - perhaps better suited to Halloween! Graffiti art in Melbourne- really espousing the Transmogrification theme. A childs treat (fairy floss),… Continue reading WPC Challenge – Transmogrify
Sometimes I love what is "Beneath Your Feet." Nature's colourful montage Sometimes I am not a fan of what is beneath my feet Snake My furry friend is the best thing beneath my feet Pondering what is beneath your feet today!
Another new week for the WordPress Weekly photo challenge, and the challenge will be to choose which photo depicts JOY the most. Aha! Yes, I know which ones I will pick.
What could be more frightening than a night spent in a haunted house?This abandoned house in Iceland somewhere between Bogarnes and Akureyri looked truly scary, even from a distance. Examining the photograph in the comforts of home some time later, one could see the many orbs, indicating ? spirits. The stories told by my Icelandic… Continue reading Daily Prompt: Fright Night – Haunted House
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