Central New Zealand: Seen through Ektar

These photos are from a roll of Kodak Ektar 100 film that I finally finished recently. It includes my trip to Christchurch, New Plymouth and the Wellington South Coast. I really enjoy the colourful palette of this film stock, with a wide dynamic range that comes close to a digital camera. If you look closely,... Continue Reading →

Aoraki Mt Cook

Assorted photos of might Aoraki-Mount Cook, the tallest mountain in New Zealand (3724 m), including from Sealy Tarn. ©2021, The Alpine Wanderer. All Rights Reserved.

Lavender and Lake

Photos of New Zealand lavender fields and alpine Lake Pukaki.

Great Southern Road Trip – pt. 2

Photos of a trip from Christchurch to Queenstown, New Zealand.

Great Southern Road Trip – pt. 1

Road tripping through the South Island of New Zealand.

Makara Sunset

Photos of a spectacular sunset at Makara Beach NZ.

Holdsworth Circuit, Tararua Ranges

Here is a collection of photos from the Jumbo Holdsworth circuit in the Tararua Ranges. With a group of work colleagues and friends, I hiked up to Powell hutt, which overlooks Masterton and the Wairarapa. It's a really cool place with amazing views and striking sunsets. Unfortunately I caught a chill so couldn't reach the... Continue Reading →

Melbourne (Part 3).

My Melbourne trip also took me to St Kilda beach (stopping by Luna Park), past laneway street art, and through Queen Victoria markets. All in all a very stereotypical set of activities for Melbourne. ©2020, The Alpine Wanderer. All Rights Reserved.

Melbourne (Part 2).

While in Melbourne, I also visited the amazing National Gallery of Victoria, the State Library of Victoria with its famous La Trobe reading room, and the Shrine of Remembrance. ©2020, The Alpine Wanderer. All Rights Reserved.

Melbourne (Part 1).

Over the New Year break, I visited Melbourne for five days. This was my first visit to the city about which I had heard so much praise; after all, Melbourne consistently ranks among the best cities in the world to visit and live in. By sheer luck, I avoided the smoke from the ongoing terrible... Continue Reading →

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