Monthly Archives: July 2012

Trolltunga, Part II

With heavy rain forecast for the afternoon, we made an early start, not wanting to be caught above the treeline when the bad weather set in. We lingered at Trolltunga, and only had to queue behind two other campers before … Continue reading

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Trolltunga, Part En

Trolltunga is an iconic sight, and prominently features in google image searches for Norway (along with Preikestolen, and Kjerag). It is a large horizontal rock slab extending over a lake some 1000 meters below. As scary as it looks, the … Continue reading

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Summer Heat Wave

I get really excited on days when the day temperature here is actually warmer than in NZ.  

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The Taxi Algorithm

Many years ago, I was at a corporate work function in downtown Auckland for a soulless telephony giant who shall remain nameless. Now in Auckland bars usually close at 2.30am, at which point it is taxi chaos. ┬áSo, the sober … Continue reading

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