Hiking the Overland Track – Day 4: Pelion to Kia Ora

The rains finally abated. I stole out of my tent to the helipad and watched the clouds dance over the imposing dolerite face of Mount Oakleigh while a thin layer of fog clung around its base. The camp was not yet stirring. I took the opportunity to stretch out. It still amazed me how my brother …

Sunrise at Avalon Beach

Another weekend, another sunrise. It's becoming a welcome theme. 🙂 Went up to Avalon Beach up in the northern beaches this past Saturday. We checked out the Avalon rock pool, which had unfortunately been damaged by the recent storms. Trooped up to the headlands for a view of the bay, but the thick clouds overhead …