Tweeder

Aside from traveling and enjoying the world I also enjoy tinkering with computers. I enjoy both hardware and software projects, but my true passion is travel and ice hockey. With this page I hope to bring some of my memorable experiences to wider audience who is either planning a trip, or someone who may be unable to travel and wants to experience the world through the power of the internet.

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After a good night’s rest underneath the Milk Way at Tapotupotu Camping Area we were ready for adventure.  Once we finished breakfast we started on our first hike of the day.  We planned about a three-hour expedition to see how far we could get on the Te Paki Trail heading out on the south part

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I never knew New Zealand would be on my bucket list until I was able to go there.  In the seven days we spent in the country, every view was breathtaking.  On this trip we only explored the northern part of the north island.  With about 75% of the country left to explore I hope

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During the end of August we will be traveling to New Zealand for just over a week.  During the trip we will be traveling round trip from Auckland to the most northern point of New Zealand.  A rental camper-van about the size of a mini-van will be our trusted stead for this journey.  Using a

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One of the first time-lapse videos that I was able to compile with my Garmin VIRB 360.  I am still trying to get things tweaked on capturing the shots I want.  As you can see work needs to be done on minimizing the effect between the lenses so it looks more homogeneous. This video was

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We traveled to the pacific northwest for our yearly Thanksgiving trip.  This trip lasted about a week and included time in Bainbridge Island, Seattle, and Vancouver.  As a first during this trip we stayed at a vacation rental home.  We also stayed well off the beaten path versus a major downtown center.  Going during a

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Below are the pictures of our time in Vancouver.  Highlights included a day exploring the Lynn Valley, and exploring the City of Vancouver.  Click on any of the pictures to open up a larger slide show version of our Vancouver Pictures.  If you would like more detail on the hiking in Vancouver be sure to

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These are the pictures of our adventures in Washington State during our trip up to the pacific northwest.  These include pictures around the great house we stayed in on Bainbridge Island, our trip to Cape Flattery, and the short time we had in Washington National Forest and Seattle. Click on any picture to open a

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We took an overnight trip to Dinosaur Valley State Park.  This included some backpacking and camping on the north side of the park.  Only a couple of hours from our house this park is an easy destination for a quick backpacking trip on the weekend. I hope you enjoy the pictures, for easy viewing just

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As part of a birthday present I wanted to go to Dallas Stars away hockey game.  The weekend that would work the best happened to land us planning a trip to Raleigh, North Carolina.  We spent two days in Charlotte visiting family before taking the Amtrak to Raleigh. Arriving in Raleigh After a nice visit

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