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An Otago Odyssey into 2013

This post was hopefully the first of a few chronicling my mind-set and journeys of late, but having got this far I think I’ll keep it short and just post photos for awhile. To much navel gazing otherwise!. Anyway here goes on a sort of compressed journey touching on and reflecting perhaps a little of…

Snow Farm ski tour by full moon

As many of you know, my main primary interest in the Central Otago winter is cross country skiing, and I’m fortunate enough to have the managements blessing at the Snow Farm ski area to be a nocturnal wanderer. It does avoid sun burn, and oh goodness too many trips in our Southern Alps years ago…

Queen’s Birthday long weekend

So what did you do for our long NZ holiday weekend? For me every holiday break usually elicits a few memories of trips in our mountains. With the short daylight hours this time of year and accompanying biting cold some memories are quite vivid: A long ways up the Dobson Valley which runs into Lake…