Monthly Archives: April 2011

Great Barrier Reef here we come!

I have to let you all know that we going to be off-line for a while – we have arrived in Cairns (North East Oz) and are about to embark on a 4 night dive cruise.  And the boat has … Continue reading

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Windy Wellington

We ended our whirlwind tour of New Zealand in a windy Wellington. Our motive: to visit friends of Andy’s – a kiwi couple, John and Lulu, who were involved in the early stages of BidorBuy (nearly 12 years back).  John … Continue reading

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Rocking it out in Christchurch

Last night we felt a minuscule Christchurch aftershock.  It was so subtle – felt like someone was using a jack hammer in the surrounding area.  We were out for dinner (or “tea” as the Kiwis would say) with my Aunt, … Continue reading

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Fiji – marking the mid-point of our world tour

Fiji wasn’t originally on our itinerary.  But when we saw that our flight from Hawaii to New Zealand would be passing directly over Fijian islands, we felt that we had to include a stop there.  So we squeezed in three … Continue reading

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Magnificent Maui

It is Sunday morning, and we have just arrived in Fiji.  Very weird, since yesterday (when we left Hawaii) it was Friday.  Having flown over the international date line during our overnight flight, we totally skipped Saturday.  It is gone.  … Continue reading

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Aloha

There must surely be only one place on earth where you can swim with dolphins in the tropical, crystal clear waters in the morning, fly over snow capped mountain peaks and an active volcano by helicopter in the afternoon ending … Continue reading

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“If you’re going to San Francisco, be sure to wear some flowers in your hair…”

I am slightly behind in blog posting, I know.  My apologies.  Since the last post, we arrived in Hawaii, and all intentions of writing something went out of the window.  Upon arrival, we did what any rookie tourist would do … Continue reading

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Lovely Lake Tahoe

After the craziness of Las Vegas, Andy and I sought some peace and quiet and headed west to the other side of Nevada, to Lake Tahoe.  After catching a short flight to Reno, we hired a car and made the … Continue reading

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I kissed David Copperfield!

We didn’t specifically plan to be in Vegas on my birthday.  It was only after we had drawn up our itinerary that we saw how things coincided.  Interestingly, I celebrated my 13th birthday in Vegas too – back then with … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Denise

They say that Las Vegas is the city where many a dream has been made and broken. Well, for me it was a dream come true to be able to celebrate Denise’s birthday with her in Las Vegas. Denise’s watch … Continue reading

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