:: Journal

This is where we'll update you on how our trip is going.

Just click the heading of the entry you would like to read.

 

29 Sep, 2012 - Last week DADS 93rd BIRTHDAY! by Ruby
 

 
26 Aug, 2012 - Reid Whanou's weekend by Ruby
 

 
25 Aug, 2012 - MY 1st ACCIDENT by Ruby
 

 
08 Aug, 2012 - Sat before by Ruby
 

 
19 Jul, 2012 - MY BIRTHDAY ON THE 14Th July by Ruby
 

 
15 Jun, 2012 - Meet the new additions to the family by Ruby
 

 
15 Jun, 2012 - new kittens by Ruby
 

 
30 Apr, 2012 - The end of an era by Ruby
 

 
26 Apr, 2012 - Anzac in Kawhia by Ruby
 

 
26 Mar, 2012 - grandkids by Ruby
 

 
28 Feb, 2012 - visit to mum and dads by Ruby
 

 
22 Feb, 2012 - catch up stuff by Ruby
 

 
10 Jan, 2012 - Two sons married by Ruby
 

 
06 Jan, 2012 - Pics from New Years Eve.. by Ruby
 

 
26 Dec, 2011 - Christmas day... by Ruby
 

 
17 Dec, 2011 - Christmas is almost here! by Ruby
 

 
14 Dec, 2011 - Vintage car club by Ruby
 

 
06 Dec, 2011 - Trek by Ruby
 

 
02 Dec, 2011 - home pics by Ruby
 

 
05 Nov, 2011 - Pet Pics etc by Ruby
 

 
23 Oct, 2011 - great escape!!!! by Ruby
 

 
19 Sep, 2011 - Noels Grand kids by Ruby
 

 
10 Sep, 2011 - FIJI by Ruby
 

 
24 Aug, 2011 - things by Ruby
 

 
23 Aug, 2011 - testing by Ruby
 

 
19 Jul, 2011 - MEET CHOOKY by Ruby
 

 
17 Jun, 2011 - Try again by Ruby
 

 
11 Jun, 2011 - pets by Ruby
 

 
27 May, 2011 - GRANDKIDS by Ruby
 

 
09 May, 2011 - Mothers Day by Ruby
 

 
04 May, 2011 - After Easter and stuff by Ruby
 

 
23 Mar, 2011 - Molly and Spot by Ruby
 

 
19 Mar, 2011 - St Patrick's Day / Flynn's birthday dinner by Ruby
 

 
18 Mar, 2011 - this weekend gone by Ruby
 

 
26 Feb, 2011 - Noels Birthday by Ruby
 

 
25 Jan, 2011 - Last couple of days by Ruby
 

 
18 Jan, 2011 - New Years pics at last by Ruby
 

 
12 Jan, 2011 - Christmas day.... finally by Ruby
 

 
06 Jan, 2011 - Happy New Year!!!!! by Ruby
 

 
13 Dec, 2010 - new babies !!!!!! by Ruby
 

 
22 Nov, 2010 - Nell's 80th birthday by Ruby
 

 
25 Oct, 2010 - Last weekend.... by Ruby
 

 
04 Oct, 2010 - School holidays by Ruby
 

 
16 Sep, 2010 - As wild as their ancestors by Ruby
 

 
14 Sep, 2010 - Visit to the olds by Ruby
 

 
29 Aug, 2010 - Its a Dogs life by Ruby
 

 
20 Aug, 2010 - New family Member by Ruby
 

 
14 Aug, 2010 - If there is such a thing as God... by Ruby
 

 
10 Aug, 2010 - tree milling by Ruby
 

 
01 Aug, 2010 - Annual Trout Fishing Contest by Ruby
 

 
18 Jul, 2010 - Sunday Ride by Ruby
 

 
10 Jul, 2010 - Perfect winters day by Ruby
 

 
27 Jun, 2010 - Horses n' hounds by Ruby
 

 
20 Jun, 2010 - Thailand trip by Ruby
 

 
07 Jun, 2010 - Bike out to Whangarei by Ruby
 

 
24 May, 2010 - Beautiful days by Ruby
 

 
16 May, 2010 - winter ho hum by Ruby
 

 
16 Apr, 2010 - the "boys" by Ruby
 

 
10 Apr, 2010 - Kids, guests, and puppies by Ruby
 

 
28 Mar, 2010 - things by Ruby
 

 
22 Mar, 2010 - new babies by Ruby
 

 
13 Mar, 2010 - Yacht trip by Ruby
 

 
09 Mar, 2010 - Dargaville Field Days by Ruby
 

 
04 Mar, 2010 - New grandchild by Ruby
 

 
22 Feb, 2010 - Valentines been and gone. by Ruby
 

 
11 Feb, 2010 - summer by Ruby
 

 
26 Jan, 2010 - interesting week by Ruby
 

 
14 Jan, 2010 - helicopter!!!!! by Ruby
 

 
12 Jan, 2010 - Connors 4th Birthday by Ruby
 

 
31 Dec, 2009 - wrong date by Ruby
 

 
30 Dec, 2009 - New Years by Ruby
 

 
26 Dec, 2009 - Christmas Day!!! by Ruby
 

 
24 Dec, 2009 - Christmas Eve by Ruby
 

 
08 Dec, 2009 - Swans by Ruby
 

 
27 Nov, 2009 - Lodges Finished!!! by Ruby
 

 
17 Nov, 2009 - Over the Ditch to Brisbane by Ruby
 

 
25 Oct, 2009 - Sunday of Labour weekend by Ruby
 

 
23 Oct, 2009 - Labour weekend.... well actually the week before it by Ruby
 

 
05 Oct, 2009 - Jackie's Happy 80th Birthday by Ruby
 

 
26 Sep, 2009 - Another ride up North by Ruby
 

 
21 Sep, 2009 - Fiji by Ruby
 

 
29 Aug, 2009 - On up to Cambridge and the 60th by Ruby
 

 
28 Aug, 2009 - Down to Kawhia by Ruby
 

 
18 Aug, 2009 - Riley's 1st Birthday by Ruby
 

 
03 Aug, 2009 - Kai Iwi Lakes Trout Fishing Competition by Ruby
 

 
18 Jul, 2009 - Growing Buildings by Ruby
 

 
06 Jul, 2009 - Kawhia, Turakina valley via Hunterville, and Hamilton by Ruby
 

 
07 Jun, 2009 - Catch up.. by Ruby
 

 
17 May, 2009 - sunday.... by Ruby
 

 
12 May, 2009 - some pics of the last wee while by Ruby
 

 
17 Apr, 2009 - Saving the Steer... by Ruby
 

 
13 Apr, 2009 - Easter Monday... by Ruby
 

 
09 Apr, 2009 - EMAILS by Emil
 

 
06 Apr, 2009 - Unwrapping the bikes!!!! by Ruby
 

 
28 Mar, 2009 - Kai Iwi Lakes... by Ruby
 

 
13 Mar, 2009 - Flynns Birthday, and stuff by Ruby
 

 
10 Mar, 2009 - BACK in New Zealand by Emil
 

 
07 Mar, 2009 - Our home, mostly... by Ruby
 

 
06 Mar, 2009 - The pics from last hours in San Fran.... to home by Ruby
 

 
04 Mar, 2009 - Back to New Zealand by Ruby
 

 
26 Feb, 2009 - Back at San Francisco by Ruby
 

 
25 Feb, 2009 - Kettle man, California by Ruby
 

 
22 Feb, 2009 - Mountain View, San Francisco by Ruby
 

 
20 Feb, 2009 - Walking San Francisco Bay by Ruby
 

 
16 Feb, 2009 - Santa Cruz leg of California Push Bike race... 2009 by Ruby
 

 
13 Feb, 2009 - Friday the thirteenth at Santa Cruz, California by Ruby
 

 
12 Feb, 2009 - Back to San Francisco by Emil
 

 
11 Feb, 2009 - Pacifica, California by Ruby
 

 
10 Feb, 2009 - Fresno by Ruby
 

 
08 Feb, 2009 - Angels Camp, California by Ruby
 

 
07 Feb, 2009 - Californee i aaa by Emil
 

 
06 Feb, 2009 - Snow at Gardnerville by Ruby
 

 
06 Feb, 2009 - North Highlands Sacramento, California by Ruby
 

 
05 Feb, 2009 - Gardnerville, Nevada by Ruby
 

 
04 Feb, 2009 - Lone Pine California, via Death Valley and Scotty's Castle by Ruby
 

 
04 Feb, 2009 - North through Death Valley by Emil
 

 
03 Feb, 2009 - Pahrump, Nevada by Ruby
 

 
01 Feb, 2009 - Indio, Barstow California, Boulder City Nevada, by Ruby
 

 
31 Jan, 2009 - San Diego North by Emil
 

 
28 Jan, 2009 - San Diego Sea World by Ruby
 

 
27 Jan, 2009 - Laughlin, to San Diego by Ruby
 

 
25 Jan, 2009 - Grand Canyon to Laughlin by Ruby
 

 
23 Jan, 2009 - Southern States Grand Canyon by Emil
 

 
21 Jan, 2009 - Flagstaff, Monument Valley, and on to the Grand Canyon by Ruby
 

 
20 Jan, 2009 - Oak Creek Sedona, Meteor Crater. to Flagstaff by Ruby
 

 
18 Jan, 2009 - Phoenix, Arizona by Ruby
 

 
15 Jan, 2009 - Uvalde, The Bend, to El Paso by Ruby
 

 
14 Jan, 2009 - Southern States by Emil
 

 
11 Jan, 2009 - New Orleans !!!! Yaaaa by Ruby
 

 
10 Jan, 2009 - Crystal River, thru Alabama, to New Orleans by Ruby
 

 
07 Jan, 2009 - Seminole, Florida by Ruby
 

 
07 Jan, 2009 - Go West young man by Emil
 

 
04 Jan, 2009 - Islamorada, Keys Florida by Ruby
 

 
01 Jan, 2009 - Boca Raton Florida by Ruby
 

 
31 Dec, 2008 - New Years in Cocoa Beach Florida by Ruby
 

 
30 Dec, 2008 - Victory Riders Florida by Emil
 

 
29 Dec, 2008 - REGARDS NEW YEARS !!!!! by Ruby
 

 
26 Dec, 2008 - Claire and Troys wedding, Las Vegas by Ruby
 

 
24 Dec, 2008 - MEERY CHRISTMAS by Emil
 

 
18 Dec, 2008 - All weather riders by Emil
 

 
18 Dec, 2008 - Nashville, Memphis, to Jasper Alabama by Ruby
 

 
13 Dec, 2008 - Hickory, North Carolina by Ruby
 

 
11 Dec, 2008 - Kill Devil Hills.... to Ocracoke, North Carolina by Ruby
 

 
09 Dec, 2008 - Friendships by Emil
 

 
09 Dec, 2008 - Smyma Delaware, to Williamsburg Virginia by Ruby
 

 
06 Dec, 2008 - East Brunswick, New Jersey.. U.S.A by Ruby
 

 
05 Dec, 2008 - Smithtown... still. U.S.A by Ruby
 

 
04 Dec, 2008 - Crash Landing JFK by Emil
 

 
03 Dec, 2008 - New York, America... on Aer Lingus by Ruby
 

 
02 Dec, 2008 - Frankfurt.. Germany by Ruby
 

 
27 Nov, 2008 - Thru Konstanz, Schaffhausen, Geisingen... Germany by Ruby
 

 
26 Nov, 2008 - Stuttgart, Germany by Ruby
 

 
25 Nov, 2008 - Sinsheim, Germany by Ruby
 

 
23 Nov, 2008 - Snow pics from yesterday by Ruby
 

 
22 Nov, 2008 - Eisenberg... Germany by Ruby
 

 
22 Nov, 2008 - End of Europe Travels by Emil
 

 
20 Nov, 2008 - Bit burg, to Mara and Arous, and thru Goslar, to Berlin by Ruby
 

 
14 Nov, 2008 - From France, thru Belgium, and Luxembourg to Germany by Ruby
 

 
12 Nov, 2008 - Day 3 PARIS by Emil
 

 
12 Nov, 2008 - More pics of Paris by Ruby
 

 
11 Nov, 2008 - ARMISTICE DAY FRANCE by Emil
 

 
09 Nov, 2008 - Paris by Ruby
 

 
06 Nov, 2008 - Aosta to France ... Arnay Le Duc by Ruby
 

 
04 Nov, 2008 - Numbnuts day at Milano bike show... from Grumpy by Ruby
 

 
02 Nov, 2008 - Mestre, Venice thru Verona, Berscia. To Desio, Milano by Ruby
 

 
30 Oct, 2008 - Senj... Croatia by Ruby
 

 
30 Oct, 2008 - Bike Woes Croatia by Emil
 

 
30 Oct, 2008 - Venice by Ruby
 

 
29 Oct, 2008 - Pics from the last week...Thessaloniki to Serbia by Ruby
 

 
25 Oct, 2008 - Istanbul, Turkey by Ruby
 

 
25 Oct, 2008 - Nis... Serbia by Ruby
 

 
21 Oct, 2008 - Now I shall jump around the last few days Athens, Mykonos Island... by Ruby
 

 
20 Oct, 2008 - Going back a few days, to Gialova - Pylos Greece by Ruby
 

 
16 Oct, 2008 - Mykonos GREECE by Emil
 

 
14 Oct, 2008 - To Epidavros... Greece by Ruby
 

 
13 Oct, 2008 - GYTHIO by Emil
 

 
10 Oct, 2008 - Igoumenitsa, to Skafidia... Greece by Ruby
 

 
09 Oct, 2008 - My Italy by Emil
 

 
07 Oct, 2008 - From Pompei to Brindisi by Ruby
 

 
05 Oct, 2008 - From Serrone thru Cassino... to Venticano, Italy by Ruby
 

 
04 Oct, 2008 - just all round these last few days in Italy by Ruby
 

 
03 Oct, 2008 - Grape picking Tuscany Italy by Ruby
 

 
02 Oct, 2008 - Family YANAK by Emil
 

 
27 Sep, 2008 - Friends In Italy by Emil
 

 
25 Sep, 2008 - Nice.... France by Ruby
 

 
24 Sep, 2008 - Giens.. France by Ruby
 

 
16 Sep, 2008 - Pyrenees by Emil
 

 
12 Sep, 2008 - Tangier, Africa. to Gibraltar... then on down to Benidorm Spain by Ruby
 

 
10 Sep, 2008 - Benidorn Spain by Emil
 

 
09 Sep, 2008 - on about the 31st August... by Ruby
 

 
09 Sep, 2008 - Guggenheim Museum... Bilbao, Spain, a while ago by Ruby
 

 
09 Sep, 2008 - Last days in Portugal ... Sand competition by Ruby
 

 
06 Sep, 2008 - Le Palma del Condado... to.. Algeciras Spain by Ruby
 

 
30 Aug, 2008 - Sintra Portugal by Emil
 

 
26 Aug, 2008 - Spain to Portugal by Ruby
 

 
22 Aug, 2008 - Dover, to France.. to Spain.. approx by Ruby
 

 
21 Aug, 2008 - Edenbridge... from Southampton by Ruby
 

 
17 Aug, 2008 - Croydon.. outside London by Ruby
 

 
16 Aug, 2008 - Haverford West Wales by Emil
 

 
14 Aug, 2008 - Wales, LLandrindod Wells... and yesterday by Ruby
 

 
10 Aug, 2008 - Scotland, to the lakes district in England by Ruby
 

 
08 Aug, 2008 - 5th, 6th, 7th last days in Ireland by Ruby
 

 
05 Aug, 2008 - Belfast.... to Kilmacrenan by Ruby
 

 
03 Aug, 2008 - Scottland again pics from last week or so by Ruby
 

 
02 Aug, 2008 - Inveraray Scotland by Emil
 

 
27 Jul, 2008 - Amsterdam bout the 18th - 20th July and til the 26th by Ruby
 

 
23 Jul, 2008 - Woodbridge Great Britain by Ruby
 

 
18 Jul, 2008 - Visit to Munchlof Germany by Emil
 

 
15 Jul, 2008 - Auto Museum by Emil
 

 
14 Jul, 2008 - 14th July.. my birhday in Germany somewhere. by Ruby
 

 
04 Jul, 2008 - Oswiecim.. Poland by Ruby
 

 
03 Jul, 2008 - Jedrzejow Poland..... and bits by Ruby
 

 
02 Jul, 2008 - Escorted out of town by Emil
 

 
28 Jun, 2008 - Halsinka by Ruby
 

 
26 Jun, 2008 - visit to santa ...written by Brenda by Emil
 

 
26 Jun, 2008 - Rovaniemi Finland to.. Kokkola by Ruby
 

 
25 Jun, 2008 - Rovaniemi, Finland... Next to Santas village by Ruby
 

 
23 Jun, 2008 - Umea SWEDEN by Emil
 

 
20 Jun, 2008 - Bullaren, Sweden by Ruby
 

 
18 Jun, 2008 - Copenhagen still... by Ruby
 

 
17 Jun, 2008 - Copenhagen, Denmark by Ruby
 

 
14 Jun, 2008 - On the ship. A bit late.. by Ruby
 

 
14 Jun, 2008 - England retry by Ruby
 

 
11 Jun, 2008 - RED LIGHTS by Emil
 

 
10 Jun, 2008 - Hamburg, Germany by Ruby
 

 
05 Jun, 2008 - Frankfurt Germany by Ruby
 

 
04 Jun, 2008 - from ship to shore.. by Ruby
 

 
23 May, 2008 - !st Tiki Tour of New York by Ruby
 

 
20 May, 2008 - Summary so far by Emil
 

 
19 May, 2008 - Nyack to Jersey City New Jersey by Ruby
 

 
18 May, 2008 - New London to New Burgh to Nyacks... NY by Ruby
 

 
17 May, 2008 - Nautilus Museum by Emil
 

 
16 May, 2008 - Foxborough:bikes in for service by Emil
 

 
14 May, 2008 - Cape Cod to Foxboro / Massachusetts by Ruby
 

 
13 May, 2008 - Cape Cod by Ruby
 

 
11 May, 2008 - Mothers Day Boston MA by Emil
 

 
11 May, 2008 - Augusta to Boston to Hyannis Massachusetts / Cape Cod by Ruby
 

 
10 May, 2008 - Halifax-Yarmouth-Digby-St John by Emil
 

 
10 May, 2008 - Saint John by Ruby
 

 
08 May, 2008 - Nova Scotia / Halifax by Ruby
 

 
07 May, 2008 - Campbellton / New Brunswick to Halifax Nova Scotia by Ruby
 

 
05 May, 2008 - Road to Cambellton New Brunswick Canada by Emil
 

 
04 May, 2008 - Quebec by Ruby
 

 
03 May, 2008 - Ottowa to ...... by Ruby
 

 
02 May, 2008 - Ottowa by Ruby
 

 
01 May, 2008 - Niagara by Emil
 

 
01 May, 2008 - Canada Niagara to Toronto by Ruby
 

 
28 Apr, 2008 - ANZAC DAY WASHINGTON D.C by Emil
 

 
22 Apr, 2008 - Dragons Tail North Carolina by Emil
 

 
22 Apr, 2008 - Morehead Kentucky to Romney West Virginia by Ruby
 

 
19 Apr, 2008 - Lets Go To Nashville by Emil
 

 
19 Apr, 2008 - Nashville to Vonore, Tennessee and some thoughts by Noel. by Ruby
 

 
18 Apr, 2008 - Chicago down into Indiana by Emil
 

 
13 Apr, 2008 - Chicago by Ruby
 

 
12 Apr, 2008 - Spring Green by Ruby
 

 
10 Apr, 2008 - Minneapolis--La Crosse by Ruby
 

 
10 Apr, 2008 - Viroqua by Ruby
 

 
08 Apr, 2008 - Go North Young Man by Emil
 

 
05 Apr, 2008 - Fort Leonard Wood to St Louis by Ruby
 

 
04 Apr, 2008 - Oklahoma Tornado Country by Emil
 

 
04 Apr, 2008 - Shawnee to Fort Leonard Wood- part Route 66 by Ruby
 

 
03 Apr, 2008 - Sioux City to Kansas City by Ruby
 

 
01 Apr, 2008 - Sioux City to Kansas City written by Noel by Ruby
 

 
30 Mar, 2008 - Sioux Falls to Sioux City by Ruby
 

 
28 Mar, 2008 - Deadwood to Soiux Falls by Emil
 

 
25 Mar, 2008 - The Long Road To DEADWOOD by Ruby
 

 
24 Mar, 2008 - Left Billings Montana, now in Sturgis South Dakota by Ruby
 

 
23 Mar, 2008 - Back into USA - MONTANA by Emil
 

 
23 Mar, 2008 - From Shelby to Billings Montana by Ruby
 

 
21 Mar, 2008 - Calgary, Alberta by Emil
 

 
18 Mar, 2008 - Vancouver to Sorrento by Emil
 

 
18 Mar, 2008 - over the Rockies by Ruby
 

 
16 Mar, 2008 - CANADA by Ruby
 

 
14 Mar, 2008 - Stuck in SEATTLE by Emil
 

 
11 Mar, 2008 - In Seattle by Emil
 

 
05 Mar, 2008 - Day 2 by Emil
 

 
03 Mar, 2008 - BUMS AWAY by Emil
 

 
08 Jan, 2008 - Count Down begins by Emil
 

 
30 Dec, 2007 - Grandparents by Ruby
 

 
28 Sep, 2007 - San Francisco by Emil
 

 
05 Jun, 2007 - Queens Birthday Ride by Emil
 

 
09 Jan, 2007 - 3 months left of Europe by Emil
 

 
05 Jan, 2007 - New Years.... by Ruby
 

 
05 Jan, 2007 - New Years Eve by Ruby