Tag Archives: Outdoors

RYA Instructor Certification

Guernsey, Beach, Windsurf, RYA, Training, Certification, Instructor

I enjoyed an active week working with the guys at the Guernsey Sailing Trust gaining the RYA Windsurfing Instructor Certificate and renewing my RYA Dinghy Instructor Certificate. The weather was superb with light winds and sunshine providing great conditions for learning to be out on the water. This was especially helpful as the instructors were […]

Manly Trek

Manly, Australia, Beach

Decided to explore Manly for my last few days in Australia and went on the hike from Manly to Spit Bridge, plus a few extra bits thrown in for good measure.

Tarawera Falls

Tarawera Falls, Tarawera, New Zealand, Waterfall

Really enjoyable and fully packed weekend of camping, swimming and hiking around Tarawera Falls. Just to make sure the time was properly filled, we went to Rotorua from here to grab the last couple of lifts for some mountain biking through the forests before I had to hop on a bus back to Auckland. There […]

Coromandel Mountain Range

James Briggs, The Pinnacles, Coromandel Range, Coromandel, Mountains, Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand

This day turned into quite an epic mission. Since I was only in New Zealand for a short time, my hosts recommended that I disappear into the wilderness to experience the true appeal of the country. Borrowing a car, I scooted off to the nearby Coromandel Range on the Coromandel Peninsula. Enjoyed a great day […]