Evening walk and surf in Kaikoura

For a long time weekdays meant nothing. Now weekends and rainy days give time to disconnect from grinding manual labor and to seek unfamiliar views. Ice cold water freezes the brain as you duck dive through the waves. The cold prickles the unprotected hands and turns them bright red. Fingers feel like they are stung […]

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Kaikoura in photos

This is what Kaikoura has looked like during the past few months through a Canon 70d and kit lens. I did buy a 50mm f1.4 this week. Finally returning to use a prime lens. This time it’s with a 1.6 crop… Perhaps next I’ll find something wider.

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Rope Access course in Christchurch

After passing a 4 day course + 1 day evaluation I was able to start applying for abseiling jobs in Kaikoura region. IRATA offers these internationally accepted courses around the world. I took mine in Christchurch with Heads Up Training. It was a good course and I learned a lot of new stuff and met […]

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Hostel Life

Most of us in this building are not nomads, travelers, vagabonds, or wanderers on a spiritual quest to find ourselves. During working hours we do what needs to be done and then continue exploring other possibilities or waiting for next chapter in our lives. Occasionally we enjoy the moments of surprise, laughter and the calm […]

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Kids playing

Moment in Mandalay

People had talked about Mandalay and I wanted to leave the place behind before I had even arrived. I thought I’d be happier that way. I was sitting on a bus from Bagan to Mandalay. The driver was pushing the throttle a bit too much. The dusty and dry air in Bagan lead me to […]

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