Tag Archives: Travel

Burj Khalifa–The tallest building in the world.

Tuesday 06 December 2016 – Dubai. I was planning on writing this post the day after I finished writing the last one, which in itself was written a couple of weeks after I returned to London. Too busy with Christmas; … Continue reading

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A little bit of Dubai

Sunday 04 December 2016 – Dubai. I have considered stopping in Dubai on previous trips back to New Zealand, but have never done so. Last time I came back from New Zealand I suffered really badly from jet lag, so … Continue reading

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A walk up Ben Nevis. The New Zealand version.

Friday 25 November 2016 – Nelson, New Zealand. I arrived back in New Zealand in the middle of the night on Monday. I spent Tuesday around Auckland with mum and family – and got to spend an afternoon with my … Continue reading

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Baby Cadence – grandchild no 2.

Monday 21 November 2016 – Beenleigh, Queensland, Australia. My eldest son, Dom, has lived in Australia for a couple or so years and his partner has recently given birth to their first child, and my second grand child and first granddaughter. … Continue reading

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Friday 18 November 2016 – Singapore. I arrived in Singapore at 7:00 am on Tuesday after a not too bad a flight from Delhi on Air India. I have booked myself into a good hotel, in Singapore’s East City where … Continue reading

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India, sorry I give up!

Monday 14 November 2016 – Delhi Airport, India. So, here I am at the airport, awaiting for a flight to Singapore. By now I should be in Mcleod Ganj in the far north of India, spending time with my daughter, … Continue reading

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An unplanned journey on a bus.

Sunday 13 November 2016 – Delhi, India – Part 2. Back at the homestay I had a long conversation with the owner, Faiz, about my finances, the money I transferred from my NZ bank account into his had not yet … Continue reading

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The Taj Mahal.

Sunday 13 November 2016 – Agra, India – Part 1. This post is all about the Taj Mahal, which I visited this morning before catching a train to Delhi, where I will stay the night near the airport before flying … Continue reading

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Forts, frustrations and a first glimpse of the Taj.

Saturday 12 November 2016 – Agra, India. The day did not start off brilliantly. My throat is really sore and the air is foul, I can taste the pollution, it is very unpleasant. I have no money, I have a … Continue reading

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Jodhpur to Agra, a no photo day.

Friday 11 November 2016 – Agra, India. As expected the ATM’s were not open prior to the departure of my train to Agra. The tuk tuk driver who drove me around yesterday was (not) mysteriously waiting at the end of … Continue reading

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