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A travel blog bringing you photography from around the world. No plan. Just going where the work is, where the best views are and where my Toyota Town Ace 1995 campervan will take me!
2019-12-27 17:23
In May 2019, a convoy of my old housemates travelled to a little French village called Eymet for the Borthwick wedding. The Borthwicks had also both, at one time or another, called 181 Burto… Read More
2019-12-26 21:18
I have been meaning to post some photographs of the homeland for quite some time. In fact, these images have been knocking around on a memory stick gathering dust in a backpack since 2017 … Read More
2019-10-01 18:14
Cinque Terre in Liguria, Italy had been on my radar for a long time but was not so easy to get to back when I was living across the pond. The stars aligned when I finally travelled there in… Read More
2019-09-29 14:27
I love a good wedding abroad and jumped at the chance of a 2 week adventure in Sri Lanka in September 2018. I planned the trip either side of the wedding with beaches, avoiding the monsoon r… Read More
2019-09-29 09:23
Lakeland is what the locals call the Lake District in Cumbria. Since my return I tried to visit the Lakes at the weekends as much as possible. The first trip was in November when I stayed in… Read More
2019-09-21 09:59
Once I returned home from Vancouver, I had to prepare myself for professional life in the UK. No longer would I have a choice of 4 ski resorts on my doorstep for weekend entertainment. As a… Read More
2019-09-18 16:39
I am recapping now back to my summer Rockies’ road trip with my mum. By this point, I had saved up enough money to treat myself to a new Apple Mac which meant that I was finally able t… Read More
2019-09-01 20:59
I must confess that life got in the way of the blogging when I returned home to the UK. Begrudgingly we slipped back into the rat race and started a run of firsts…. first engagement a… Read More
2018-02-13 21:40
Australia isn't the only place with a Sunshine Coast you know! I'm talking about the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia! Just a short ferry ride from Vancouver's Horseshoe Bay ferry terminal… Read More
2018-02-07 20:52
I have been slacking recently....I have been busy losing my phone on the ski slopes....but I am finally getting round to posting these photographs of the beautiful Pacific Northwest!… Read More
2018-01-01 17:55
Owing to the ridiculous amounts of snow that fell over last year's winter period, the terrain to the spectacular Panorama Ridge proved impassable and sadly the hike had to be abandoned. We w… Read More
2017-12-23 13:35
These photographs were taken in June up St Mark's Summit. The Summit is accessed from Cypress Mountain, which is a ski area 40 minutes from Downtown Vancouver. One of my favourite ski areas… Read More
2017-12-10 20:00
As I travel back from London on a train delayed by all the snowfall, I put the finishing touches to these shots taken in Spring aboard the ferry from Vancouver Island - Talawassen… Read More
2017-11-28 21:51
Once you've got the surfing and wildlife spotting boat trips covered off and all the tacos you can handle, I would recommend taking a hike to the WW2 bomber plane crash site, immersed in the… Read More
2017-11-15 20:25
I have been slacking recently, as I've been getting back into the rat race. I decided it was time to reminisce about last May in Tofino, the jewel of Vancouver Island. Getting a cabin with p… Read More
2017-10-28 11:33
They call Whistler bear country, however, Tofino has all the bears! We enlisted ourselves on a bear boat trip, which yielded a 12 bear count in the space of a couple of hours. The key is all… Read More
2017-10-15 16:58
I did not believe the hype about Tofino until I got here and saw for myself! Tofino is probably more famous for surfing than for soaring bald eagles but it has wildlife and jaw-droopingly be… Read More
2017-10-09 19:59
The Chief kept me waiting all Winter but finally the snow melted and it certainly did not disappoint. Take your pick of 3 large granite domes to hike and you will be gifted with the most fab… Read More
2017-10-07 16:17
I had wanted to post photographs from every place I visited on my Rockies road trip, however, some of the photographs from Nelson, BC just weren't up to scratch! I did manage to capture this… Read More
2017-10-01 13:53
Taking the saturation down just a notch for this selection of photographs taken at Lake Minnewanka in Banff one sunny April afternoon… Read More
2017-09-16 14:44
After the blizzard conditions of the Icefield Parkways, it was high time for a bit of sun and bright blue skies. The perfectly still melting waters of Vermillion Lakes just outside of Banff… Read More
2017-09-10 20:58
Visit Lake Louise in mid April and most likely you will not see any lake here. The upmarket chateau style hotel is perched on the banks of Lake Louise with the steep slopes of the ski fields… Read More
2017-09-04 14:01
The hike to the top of Sulphur Mountain takes approximately 2 hours along a windy path and is a short drive from the Banff township. If you don't feel like doing it all over again to get dow… Read More
2017-08-23 19:09
The Icefields Parkway is a highway linking the towns of Jasper and Banff and incidentally one of the most scenic drives in the world. The drive takes approximately 4 hours without any stops… Read More
2017-08-08 09:45
We took a brief break from wildlife spotting for a day up the slopes at Marmot Basin one Tuesday morning in April. Marmot Basin is a short drive from the Jasper township (pictured below) and… Read More
2017-07-30 18:40
The local elk is perhaps the easiest wildlife to spot around Jasper in April time as they laze in groups just outside of town. As time goes on and the sightings become more and more commonpl… Read More
2017-07-14 05:00
Just a short drive from Jasper township, it doesn't take long to get into the wilderness.  Just outside the town, a herd of elk gathered by the highway. This young cow was particularly… Read More
2017-06-27 06:27
This is absolutely the best place I have ever been and at Easter there was not a soul to be seen.  Kinney Lake is along the longer Berg Lake trail. I have not braved the Berg Lake trail… Read More
2017-06-22 06:14
This journey is a mere 45 minutes drive through some stunning landscapes with plenty of interesting stops. The Rockies have a real distinctive appearance. It is an assault on the senses… Read More
2017-06-15 03:45
OK, so this was supposed to be the boring 8 hour travel day to get from Whistler, BC to Valemount, BC. It was definitely the least exciting day and I did manage to get a bit of trainspotting… Read More
2017-06-13 05:48
Pit stop numero uno on the Easter road trip. Whistler is a playground for all seasons. An enormous ski/snowboarding area dominates Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains over the winter. Spring se… Read More
2017-06-06 03:24
Wreck Beach. What a place! Some say the most beautiful beach in Vancouver and the most fun! Wreck Beach is a hotbed for hippy activity surrounded by the rugged mountains. Situated near the U… Read More
2017-05-27 00:16
Vancouver is on point when the sun is out and when the sun does show it's face, Vancouver is transformed into the Venice of North America. Having a stroll around Granville Island, the Kitsil… Read More
2017-05-25 05:46
Some shots from the Portland road trip. It rained all weekend except for some dry spells on the drive home. We took a detour through the vineyards of Mount Hood and a snow ball fight/photosh… Read More
2017-05-12 21:27
If you are really into your skiing and snowboarding, Revelstoke is the place for you. It might not have all the trappings of Whistler but it did get the most snow of all the resorts the seas… Read More
2017-05-04 02:00
When a Canadian refers to a dump this is what they mean....A big snow dump! This year saw an unprecedented amount of snow in the Vancouver! A city that is known for its temperate climate com… Read More
2017-04-23 22:04
People promised champagne pow and so champagne powder we did get. Snowflakes with kaleidescopic and very individual patterns fell upon our coats. The reason why? Because the Big White Ski Re… Read More
2017-04-22 19:56
Ok, so Seattle is not usually associated with sunsets but read on! I visited Seattle on a long weekend from Vancouver with some pals in tow. I went away thinking that it was less beautiful t… Read More
2017-03-20 05:36
Next on the itinerary along the Sea to Sky Highway is the Squamish Gondola aka the Sea to Sky Gondola. I begrudgingly paid the $40 to ride the gondola even though I expected to be unimpresse… Read More
2017-03-14 02:34
The Sea to Sky Highway aka Highway 99 is one of my all time favourite drives. The highway that connects Vancouver to Whistler takes about 1 hour and a half to drive but there are so many pla… Read More
2017-03-07 07:02
What was once an industrial manufacturing area, Granville Island now plays host to a food market, buskers, a theatre, a steakhouse, artist workshops, its very own brewing company and a prest… Read More
2017-02-20 02:18
As the sun was setting on Vancouver summertime, a paddle boarder stole one last paddle before the autumn had chance to assert its hold on the city. The Sunset Beach and English Bay sect… Read More
2017-02-18 02:59
Vancouver whilst being one of the world's most beautiful cities, also has a gritty side. I tried to capture the city-ness of the city in this collection of photos with the flyovers, the skat… Read More
2017-02-08 06:45
No running commentary! Just art (and laziness!) Whilst still looking for gainful employment, I took it upon myself to snoop around the Mount Pleasant area of Vancouver looking for the street… Read More
2016-06-08 04:34
14/04/2016 - We trekked to Luxmore Hut, a 30km long but relatively easy day walk from Te Anau. This route forms the first day of Kepler Track, one of New Zealand's hailed Great Walks. Rugged… Read More
2016-06-04 05:46
12/04/2016 - They say that the weather can make or break a visit to the Catlins. I was fortunate enough to be dealt sun and rain on the day I visited and it was still top notch. With lots of… Read More
2016-06-01 04:34
11/04/2016 - On day 1 of our epic 7 week camper van trip, we set off late, got lost and completely underestimated our driving times. A rookie error saw us driving in stormy weather in pitch… Read More
2016-05-28 06:02
09/04/2016 - The penultimate night before we finished working at the CountryTime Hotel and headed off on our 7 week campervan trip. Knowing that the local pub, the Omarama Hotel seldom staye… Read More
2016-05-22 00:48
26/03/2016 - The Maori translation for Omarama is 'place of light' and this was my home for 10 weeks. Billowing clouds threatened to let rip all day. Thankfully, I was with Cynthia, the camp… Read More
2016-04-01 06:04
13/03/2016 - Stewart Island felt less like the last outpost before Antartica and more like a miserable British seaside resort! Be prepared for a gut wrenching bumpy boat ride. That is p… Read More
2016-03-22 07:22
04/03/2016 - The perfect place to picnic when on the road and cool off. A personal favourite of mine, Lake Pukaki trumps its neighbour, Lake Tekapo in beauty, colour and remoteness. Fed by t… Read More
2016-03-14 10:20
03/03/2016 - This was by far the best trek in New Zealand so far! It's not too long a walk to go up and come down in 1 day but you will need the whole day and if you want to take your t… Read More
2016-03-04 10:09
28/02/2016 - Having heard on the grapevine that the Ladybird Cafe served a mean platter, I meandered along one lazy sunny Sunday. Cafe by name, much more by nature, the Ladybird Cafe is a vi… Read More
2016-03-02 09:23
15/02/2016 - The approach to Rob Roy Glacier involved negotiating our world weary campervan over gravel tracks, wading through a network of fords, water gushing forth all the way to Raspberr… Read More
2016-02-09 05:02
28/01/2016 - Time to take advantage of a much needed day off and bask in the glory of this wonderful area. The drive to Mount Cook is a sight to behold in and of itself. The long white cloud… Read More
2016-02-01 06:57
18/01/2016 - Touched down in Omarama, scene of our new hotel housekeeping/restaurant working jobs and this is on our doorstep! Lake Ohau is another unbelievably blue lake, though not the blu… Read More
2016-01-27 09:56
01/11/2015 - One moody day in November with the last dregs of our money, we set out on a day trip from Wellington in our campervan armed only with a woolly hat, a flask of instant coffee,&nb&hell…Read More

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