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Secret locations and phenomena in Auckland

Over the past couple of years, I have combed through almost every stretch of the Auckland Region in search of some truly remarkable locations and phenomena. Places that Aucklander’s would never believe are in their own backyard.  It’s been a journey stretching thousands of kilometres on ...

Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai Eruption

When we landed on Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haʻapai back in 2016, we could have never foreseen that this unknown volcano in a remote stretch of the Pacific Ocean would be the site of one of the world’s biggest eruptions since Pinatubo - and make global headlines. For ...

Ambrym Island’s famed lava lakes lost

Ambrym Island, Vanuatu / March 2019 The volcanic island of Ambrym, Vanuatu is certainly a wonder of the world. There isn't another place like it anywhere on our planet. Two imposing cones rise from the desert-like caldera, both churning with molten rock. I have made descents within ...