At 3,726-metres-high, Mount Rinjani on the island of Lombok is the highest mountain in Indonesia, not including Irian Jaya. The trek to Mount Rijnani’s summit is not considered an easy walk-in-the-park.Continue reading “Trekking Mount Rinjani, Lombok”
Modern Malaysia is “always under construction” – an apt sentiment from a local and here’s why…Continue reading “Modern Malaysia”
What makes someone change career from the safety of Information Technology and fly to Kosovo for training in explosive ordnance disposal?Continue reading “Explosive Ordnance Disposal – The Kosovar Adventure”
Selling the home-built SV Naiad – 34′ Bruce Roberts Motor Sailor – is a bittersweet and emotional moment, especially after 20 years as our home.Continue reading “Sailing Journey: Selling SV Naiad”
If you own a boat, then you will inevitably experience slipway woes at some point in your life, as related in this chapter of the sailing journey.
This sailing journey chapter sees Naiad (boat) marooned in Townsville for longer than expected, for the gruelling completion of its 6-foot extension.Continue reading “Sailing Journey: Extending the Boat”
Whoever said that jumping out of a perfectly good aeroplane at 14,000 feet isn’t insane?
Continue reading “Jumping Out of a Plane at 14,000 Feet!”
From Italy’s most famous and stunning Cinque Terre coastline, to Tuscany’s unknown but beautiful hamlet of Giannella and lakeside town of Orbetello.