Category Archives: Arctic 2013


Hong Kong, en route to Melbourne

Early arrival at Hong Kong international – landed at 6:50am, flopped on bed at Novotel Citygate by 8am. The weather isn’t great today, and after I drag myself out of the hotel, it simply gets […]


Paris Redux…

It’s time to leave London on the Eurostar, and head for Paris for the night on the way to Hong Kong. The benefit of being close to St Pancras is that it’s a short roll […]


Around London

6 days in London has flown by, and it has only rained briefing on the last evening in London (Tuesday), on the way to The Shard. I decided to spend the 6 days visiting some […]


Keflavik, Iceland to London

5am start to meet a 7.45am Keflavik airport departure to Gatwick. I could hear the wind hitting the side of the Hotel Berg during the night, and it’s still howling at 5.45am. By the time […]


Vik to Keflavik, Iceland

This is my last day in Iceland, and what a crazy day it turns out to be. It is about 225km from Vik to Keflavik, which shouldn’t take me that long. Along the way I […]


Höfn to Vik (Puffins!), Iceland

An amazing day today on the way from Höfn to Vik – a group of Aussies on Le Boreal gave me a tip about a tractor tour to see puffins at Ingólfshöfði, so I booked […]