Monthly Archives: December 2011

Changi prison, Singapore shoppers heaven (or hell) and off to Borneo !

Last night was another night in and early to bed, some noisy neighbours in the night and the aircon was making a noise like a freight train but somehow I managed some sleep. I think I am making progress in … Continue reading

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Singapore – Day 2

Day two started a bit later than day one, I slept well and was still dozing at 6.30 which was great. Breakfast consisted of a baked egg and ham pasta and baked beans… Yum ! I was just getting ready … Continue reading

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Gallery – Singapore Flyer

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Singapore – Day One

Wow – first official day of travelling and a different life! I was awake around one am with my body clock telling me it is six o’clock and it’s almost ready for the day to start, thank God for wi-fi … Continue reading

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Gallery – Marina Bay, Singapore

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Singapore – Day 0

I arrived in Singapore in rush hour and decided to take a cab to the hostel rather than the MRT (train) as I had read mention of a long walk from the station up a hill to the hotel and … Continue reading

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Crazy ? yes, Dumb ? no !

Over the past month I have started this post about a hundred times, deleted most of them, left and restarted some, deleted those and ended up with a list. The foundation of this plan of mine started close to ten … Continue reading

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Fare thee well New Zealand

After starting to think about this trip five months ago, D-Day has finally arrived and my plan is no further ahead than it was then, in fact the options have gotten far more complicated as time has gone and i … Continue reading

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A Christmas Eve jog – final Waitakeres run

On  the morning of Christmas Eve I went for my last trail run in the Waitakeres for who knows how long. Vicki’s favourite trail is Omanawainui , which I am going to say is not one of mine. Last time … Continue reading

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Last mountain bike ride at Woodhill (for a while)

I have been riding mountain bikes for thirteen years now and for most of that time I have ridden at Woodhill forest, just north of Auckland. When we first started riding there the tracks were managed by the Auckland MTB … Continue reading

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