Blog posts from May 2006

  •  Just a Jouster weblog Travel Story

    Just a Jouster

    By Helen Frances
    Thursday, 11 May 2006

    “I’m just an average sort of person,” says New Zealand jouster, Callum Forbes. In his white, financial planner’s business shirt with a teddy bear tie he looks eons away from the guy who owns and trains jousting horses...

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  • Pedalling Where Trains Once Thundered: Otago Rail Trail

    By Roy Sinclair
    Thursday, 11 May 2006

    We imagined ourselves pedalling the best part of 150 kilometres down the Otago Central Rail Trail, from Alexandra to Middlemarch, with a moderate nor-wester on our backs.

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  •  Hiking near Lake Ohau, Twizel, Mt Cook Mackenzie  © Destination Mt Cook Mackenzie

    In Hillary's Steps

    By Roy Sinclair
    Wednesday, 3 May 2006

    No matter how hard we might dream, few of us who love mountains will emulate the adventures of Sir Edmund Hillary and stand on top of the world.

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