Road tripping through the South Island of New Zealand.
Last weekend I had the honour of taking photos for my good friends (who have asked not to be tagged), to celebrate their engagement. I'm grateful to both of them for asking me to capture this special occasion (and agreeing that I post some of the photos here)! © 2020, John-David Chaker. All rights reserved.
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 →
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.
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.
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 →