Extremely Fun

While in New Zealand Josh took advantage of the extreme sport offerings to make his memories.  Cave tubing, glacier hike, river surfing, and bungee jumping.  He took the GoPro with him on all of these and I made a video the other day of his bungee experience.  He chose the longest fall available in Queenstown.... Continue Reading →

Coming This Week: January 20 – 26

We have successfully relaunched the tour for Rohde & Schwarz.  Our trip starts off in Kansas City this year.  We have a few friends who live here and will be joining us for dinner.  A perfect way to get going.  Next week we will be in the Dallas area (for five weeks we will be... Continue Reading →

A Hidden Treasure

I've been a bit lazy in my photo editing but wanted to share a bit more of our trip. The flooding caused us to change the planned route a bit and seek out alternate lodging. The pot at the end of this rainbow was pretty amazing.  

The Rains Come

The rains have followed us a bit this trip. While in Holitika on the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand we got caught in a crazy storm. It down poured for over 24 hours and causes massive flooding. The main bridges to the north and south of us washed out. This is... Continue Reading →

Coming This Week: December 31 – January 6

Week two in New Zealand, the miles are making our way to the amazing south island.  Stops in Wellington, Nelson, Hokatika, Fox Glacier and Queenstown are planned.   I am trying to share a bit as we go but honestly I have no desire to edit the amazing photos right now.

Coming This Week: December 23 – (30/31)

 Today we leave for New Zealand, departing Dubuque at 8:30am for O'Hare (Chicago).  Our layover is in San Francisco before arriving is Auckland. This week we will see Auckland, Whangarei, Rotorua and Wellington.  Being fan of LOTR and the Hobbit I think it's pretty cool to spend New Years in Wellington.   Wanted to share... Continue Reading →

Perfectly Good Bridge

What would possess a person to fling themselves off of a perfect good bridge with noting but a rubber band strapped to their waist?!?! Well that’s Josh; bungee jumping with some friends of ours in Whistler. Who knew that folks in the test and measurement crowd were so adventurous? I did not partake in the experience... Continue Reading →

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