January 2011

New Zealand

Moved Gerty to Gulf Harbour

Started road trip

Tongariro Crossing

February 2011

Cook Straight

Abel Tasman National Park

Otago Peninsula & The Catlins

Stewart Island

March 2011


Otago Central Rail Trail

April 2011


May 2011

Preparing to leave New Zealand

June 2011

Still in New Zealand

August 2011

Crossing from New Zealand to New Caledonia

New Caledonia

September 2011


October 2011

Back in New Zealand

December 2011

Christmas in California

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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

As idle as a painted ship
Upon a painted ocean.

The Sun came up upon the left,
Out of the sea came he!
And he shone bright, and on the right
Went down into the sea.

The moving Moon went up the sky,
And no where did abide:
Softly she was going up,
And a star or two beside.

The fair breeze blew, the white foam flew,
The furrow followed free;
We were the first that ever burst
Into that silent sea.

Alone, alone, all, all alone,
Alone on a wide wide sea!
And never a saint took pity on
My soul in agony.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge