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Oamaru shots for brochure
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Every year we make a gingerbread house as the centerpiece of our Xmas ...
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A dawn outing with Travel Head First of Oamaru.
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A trip around the South Island with our friends in April 2012.
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A photo shoot in Oamaru of Steampunk followers.
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Celebrating Oamaru's Victorian Heritage
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Oamaru is the Capital of Steampunk!
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Just photos from this weekend in Oamaru
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Showing off the Waitaki Valley to two weary travellers from Afghanista ...
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A quick trip to Wanaka, Arrowtown and the surrounding area. With a lot ...
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The 2011 5 Star Accommodation Group conference in Napier
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A concert by the acclaimed NZTrio at Pen-y-bryn on 3 May 2011.
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Photos of a field of sunflowers (and some dahlias)
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Highlights from my mom's and sister's visit to NZ, Dec/Jan 2010/2011.
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Our first Thanksgiving in Oamaru, with a table full of first-time Than ...
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A visit to the lupin fields of Omarama and the nearby clay cliffs prov ...
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Oamaru's annual street fair to makr the end of Victorian Heritage Week ...
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On 20 November 2010, the seaside town of Oamaru relives its Victorian ...
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Photos of food that we have prepared and served at Pen-y-bryn.
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A day trip to some of the area's scenic spots.
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We hosted the book launch for Annah Stretton's new book, with 40 peopl ...
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Photos from a weekend trip to Lake Tekapo
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The day started off sunny and warm. Who would have thought it would t ...
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A new day breaks in Oamaru.
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A Better-Late-Than-Never Thanksgiving at our Beijing apartment
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A quick trip to see friends and family in NY and DC
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Constantia Wineries and Simon's Town
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We had a few good friends over to try out our new cookbook from Reuben ...
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A food talk/cooking demonstration at Beijing's Black Sesame Kitchen.
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Another Property We're Considering in the Western Cape
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We spent four nights in Kruger National Park, in NE South Africa--two ...
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Our first stop in South Africa was the area around Cape Town. We spen ...
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We spent a few days in the Winelands outside of Cape Town, including t ...
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After a few days of rain in the Cape Winelands we took refuge in the s ...
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It's been a little while since I posted photos of the puppy; now he's ...
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Photos from our trip to Catalonia during Chinese New Year
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I took a new colleague/friend and his wife around the Xinyuanli Market ...
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Still More Photos of the Most Photographed Sheltie Puppy in Beijing
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Part of our continuing effort to make Ivan the world's most photograph ...
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We bought our new puppy, a 2-month old Shetland Sheepdog, at the Tongz ...
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The former industrial area is now a zone of art galleries
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The whole HR team from work had dinner at Haidilao (海底捞)
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We and our trainer, Alpha, have set up a personal training club in Bei ...
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We invited ten good friends to celebrate Thanksgiving a few days early ...
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Photos from my sister's trip to China, from all over Beijing
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The area of Longji (Dragon's Spine) is about 100km from Guilin in the ...
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One of our favorite places in China, though each time we visit it lose ...
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China's ancient capital, and home to our favorite night market.
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Mid-Autumn Festival 2008
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Athletics Competition and Olympic Green Scenes
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Dinner with the Chaine des Rotisseurs at the Commune by Kempinski
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Assorted photos from Beijing during the Olympics.
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"Horse Jumping" Olympic
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Quarter Finals: US vs Australia
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3-m Springboard Qualifier
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Men's 54- and 57-kg bantamweight boxing
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Group C Preliminaries (Romania, Belarus, Germany, S Korea, Slovenia, L ...
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Women's 3-meter Synchronized Finals
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We spent a weekend in Singapore; here's what we saw
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Some of the people and animals we came across in Bali.
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The temples and other scenes of Bali
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Mostly photos of the dances/performances we attended, with some other ...
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Some of Bali's beautiful countryside
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Was in Seattle for a few days in early 2006
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A UNESCO-listed biosphere in northern Sichuan.
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We spent the National Day Golden Week holiday in Chengdu and the Jiuzh ...
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Feeding long-tail macaques at the Angkor Tom gate
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Ta Keo, Banteay Samre, Chao Say Tevoda, Beng Mealea, et al
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The famous "tree temple" that Lara Croft visited in Tomb Raider...
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Pictures of the town of Siem Reap and the surrounding countryside.
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The world's largest religious structure, and the central temple in Sie ...
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The famous "face temple" and the "Great City" of the late Angkor Perio ...
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A little-visited temple that we liked a lot
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A bit out of the way, but with the finest carvings of the area.
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The Jokhang is Tibet's most important temple, and the Barkhor area aro ...
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The Potala Palace! Before the advent of the skyscraper in the West, t ...
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Ganden and Drak Yerpa are important monasteries on the outskirts of Lh ...
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Drepung was the world's largest monastery, with 7000 monks. Nechung w ...
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Tibet's third largest city, with the famous Gyantse Dzong and Monaster ...
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Visiting Tibet entails lots of driving, and often the views are stunni ...
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Photos from elsewhere around Lhasa
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A ten-day trip around Tibet in July 2007
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Tibet's second city, and home to the best-maintained monastery in the ...
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Photos of the highest saltwater lake in the world, Namtso Lake in Tibe ...
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The old capital of China in the Tang and other dynasties has a lot of ...
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One of our favorite places in China, the town of Yangshuo is a 4-hour ...
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One evening and a morning spent in the gateway to Yangshuo's lovely sc ...
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We visited the northernmost major city in China in mid-January to see ...
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On March 31 and April 1 we had a nice weekend, weather-wise, and took ...
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Just some random photos taken on March 17
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We spent a lovely couple of days in Tokyo in March 2007, visiting frie ...
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Tsukiji Market is one of the largest fish markets in the world, and is ...
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The Yasukuni Shrine is where Japan venerates those who died defending ...
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The Meiji Shrine is where the memory of Japan's reformist emperor Meij ...
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Kamakura was the capital of Japan at one time, and is the home of a ve ...
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Our first Chinese Thanksgiving!
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A Taoist temple just a few minutes away from our apartment.
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A few photos from a recent trip to Beijing
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Incredible Inca ruins in magnificent setting
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Another holiday with our favorite traveling companions.
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In August/September 2005, we traveled to China for James' second trip ...
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In May 2006, we took a two week trip to Peru to visit the main sights. ...
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Shots from planes over the Andes, the Amazon, etc.
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Several Inca sites around Cusco
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An unexpected destination, courtesy of Delta Airlines
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Protected biosphere area in Amazon Jungle
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A visit to see the condors and scenery in the world's second-deepest c ...
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Beautiful Inca town (originally in Puma shape) at 11,000 feet
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Peru's second city
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I had another client trip to China in spring 2006, visiting Beijing an ...
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Wuzhen is one of the famous "water towns" in Zhejiang and Jiangsu in t ...
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Dinner for 20 DonRockwellians
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Visiting clients I still managed to do some sightseeing.
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Photos from a business trip to San Antonio.
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A few photos of the British capital.
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The "garden city" of China, a center of silk production along the Gran ...
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The city of Guilin and town of Yangshuo are set among some of China's ...
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Meals from all over China during our 2005 trip
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Supposed to be one of the best gardens in Suzhou; we prefered the Humb ...
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One of our top two or three gardens in Suzhou!
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Quite out of the way, but getting there was fun and the garden itself ...
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Not the best part of Suzhou, but not bad either.
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Not in the Lonely Planet guide, this turned out to be one of our favor ...
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One of the big gardens of Suzhou.
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I could easily live here again.
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It seems every time we go to China we buy furniture; this time we boug ...
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And I would not mind living here, either.
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Huangshan, in southern Anhui Province, is one of China's most sacred m ...
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Our summer trip to China, Aug 26-Sep 20, 2005
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The Lijiang River between Guilin and Yangshuo is one of the prides of ...
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Photos from a moveable feast with our redoubtable traveling companions ...
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Photos from my favorite state
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A gallery for our dogs, Leo the Labradoodle, Genghis the Laika mix, Re ...
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Our first--and last--cruise, to the Western Caribbean
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Photos from assorted visits to China
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Photos from holidays and business trips around Italy.
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A quick holiday trip to Portugal.
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A business trip, with a bit of fun thrown in.
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