In the COVID 19 world we can’t travel abroad. Luckily we live in paradise. I took a two week South Island road trip to discover my own country.
I never did get that perfect shot, and I probably never will. But this series of photographs is about as close as I feel I came.
Heidelberg is a well-known tourist destination and the city has been well covered from all the common angles. But I have spent a lot of time around here over the past year and a half and tried to cover the city from a less common perspective
Tenerife is the largest of the Canary Islands, a Spanish Archipelago off the coast of Morocco. The island is infamous for being a tropical – lay by the pool and do nothing for a week – resort destination. But it doesn’t have to be. I’ve visited twice this year and discovered that there is so much more…
“But if you’re up there who’s going to take care of you?” That was the response from my doctor the last time I left hospital as an inpatient. It was…
“You’re from New Zealand and you moved here?”
My awful German inevitably leads to this question on an almost daily basis. It’s asked in way that suggests Germans feel obliged to inform me that, actually, I was much better off staying home. I don’t fully understand this reaction. Sure, New Zealand is beautiful
Broome is a well kept secret. Until I started a road trip in that direction 7 years ago, I’d never heard of this seaside paradise. People often ask me where I lived in Australia, but give me a strange look – as if I’ve misunderstood the question – when I reply. But it’s remoteness…
Before my girlfriend suggested Tenerife as a quick holiday spot I knew very little about the Island. Aside from the fact that it was warmer and cheaper than Germany, therefore probably full of Germans. Bingo.
But the natural beauty of Tenerife caught me by surprise. Tenerife is a
Cystic Fibrosis can be a debilitating disease, and when I was young I read that would be lucky to reach the age of 30. So when I turned 30 I decided to cycle across Europe to raise awareness and money for Cystic Fibrosis.
The last stage of my 4,000km cycle tour across Europe. This stage took me from Silistra, Bulgaria to the Black Sea at Constanta, Romania.