South of Auckland, New Zealand

This morning, Vilis and I revelled in the blessed coolness of 18°C in Auckland, the weather a far cry from the circa 30°C temperatures and high humidity we had experienced in Townsville, North Queen...

Auckland to Townsville

As we crossed the International Date Line in early morning, instantly, all aboard the Air New Zealand  jet experienced time travel, leaving Tuesday behind and beaming (without the shimmering transpor...