The Otway Fly
24 January 2012 | Places
My January spell at Apollo Bay in Victoria, Australia included a couple of days walking along the Great Ocean Walk and some interesting encounters with Aussie critters. Not this one, this rather fine looking pterodactyl model featured in a dinosaur walk at the Otway F...
Animal Life in 2009
22 December 2009 | Living
I've been posting some 'end of 2009' lists in an assortment of categories, starting with Aerial Views, then with Hotels (good and bad), Other Transport, Music, Cars & Drives, Galleries & Museums and Books. Today it's my Animals & Wildlife of 2009.
Costa Rica – Montezuma
23 May 2009 | Places
I spent a couple of days at the Nicoya Peninsula beach town of Montezuma. Well this is familiar I thought as soon as I arrived – Kuta (Bali) in 1975, Goa (India) in 1977, Hikkaduwa (Sri Lanka) in 1979 and Phuket (Thailand) in 1981 - all had the same feel as Montez...
Costa Rica – Montezuma & Monteverde
9 May 2009 | Places
Why has it taken me until 2009 to finally visit Costa Rica? It’s been our best selling guidebook in the Americas for years and yet for some reason I’ve never been here. Never mind, I’m sitting watching a full moon over the sea at Montezuma and contemplating that I was...