What you need to know to cycle the beautiful Hauraki RT for the first time

karangahake gorge bridge 2

My husband and I are keen bike riders and Rail Trail enthusiasts and we take every opportunity to get out and about, seeing the countryside while riding our bikes.  Our little town has finally started building it's very own Rail Trail and we are heavily involved in the project. In November 2016 we travelled with …

Adventure calls!

Adventure calls, off on a little holiday

Dear friends We're off on a little adventure for the next few weeks, so I thought I'd let you know not to expect to hear from me for a while. I won't go into the details but I can say that it involves a long road trip, some rail trail cycling, visiting some wine areas, …

Would you rather build a wall or a bridge?

Sydney Harbour Bridge

We build too many walls and not enough bridges - Isaac Newton Bridges connect things - people, structures, places and even bloggers. Bridge- for this week's photo challenge, Cheri asks for our take on the things, places, or people that connect us.  There's scary bridges:   There's interesting bridges:   There's beautiful old railway trestle …

Worth a Word Wednesday: the tracks of my life

Forest tracks on a winter's day in Tumbarumba

 Wordless Wednesday - winter and the tracks of my life No more 'jealousy/wish you were here' shots of beaches from me for the moment, I'm back home into full-on winter mode - it's wet, grey, cold and just a tad miserable outside. These tracks are throughout the forest at the rear of our property and over …