Journal of Nomadic Life

Our journal depicting all the beautiful spots we explore and discover, for you and the world to see.
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Jungle Urbia  Exploring ona stop-over the dense yet excitingly alive streets and open alleyways of Manhattan; a jungle of its very own kind a jungle filled with adventures to be embarked on.  Discovering an ever-extending sense of pure excitement caused by adventuring an environment so full of concrete and man-made so different to nature's marvellous and natural beauty spots yet so much alike in the eyes of modern-day explorers and global citizens.

Jungle Urbia

Exploring as a stop-over the dense, yet excitingly alive streets and open alleyways of Manhattan; a jungle of its very own kind.

Above the Palm Trees  Exploring beach after beach while travelling up the U.S. East Coast always glancing at the almost perfectly straight drawn horizon as well as the clouds which follow alongside our van and rest their vast shapes far above the sporadically placed palm trees. In the late afternoon hours broad emptiness rules the beaches.  Discovering tranquil isolation from cosmopolitan noise urban pollution and society's fast-paced style of living; a feeling of sheltered comfort grows…

Above the Palm Trees

Exploring beach after beach while travelling up the U. East Coast, always glancing at the almost perfectly straight drawn horizon.

Omnipresent Sunshine  Exploring the beautifully green countryside in all its flourishing pureness while taking an unforeseen detour across the inland of the eastern states; a new season has officially arrived in the U.S. and praises each day with a variety of fresh scents crisp air and omnipresent sunshine.  Discovering a feeling of ever-expanding joy filling the days as well as a feeling of pleasant anticipation during the chilled nights for the day ahead. A new day ahead a step further…

Omnipresent Sunshine

Exploring the beautifully green countryside in all its flourishing pureness while taking an unforeseen detour across the eastern states.

Mirrored Serenity  Exploring the surroundings of a still water lake in the southern regions of the United States after our arrival from faraway Australia.While we still recover from the long haul flight dusk sets a perfect sceneright before our eyespainting the cloudy sky in a variety of yellow orange and light red tones.And suddenly the world is magically turned into an array of mere silhouettes.  Discovering a sense of relaxation as well as comfort that is induced by the slowly darkening…

Mirrored Serenity

Mirrored Serenity Exploring the surroundings of a still water lake in the southern regions of the United States after our arrival from faraway Australia.While we still recover from the long haul flight dusk sets a perfect sceneright before our eyespainting the cloudy sky in a variety of yellow orange and light red tones.And suddenly the world is magically turned into an array of mere silhouettes. Discovering a sense of relaxation as well as comfort that is induced by the slowly darkening…

"Exploring an arduous path uphill along the lofty cliffs at Cape Reinga; our…”

"Exploring an arduous path uphill along the lofty cliffs at Cape Reinga;

Coastal Living  Exploring the laid-back surroundings of our latest stopover on the Riviera Maya; a turquoise sky crystal-clear water and white sand provide a flawless backdrop to an atmosphere so calm so idyllic. Here life takes place near the shallow water in the soft sand and under high risen palm trees.  Discovering a beautifully contagious style of living that allows every individual to tune out what matters least in life and focus on simply being while feeling the warm salt water…

Coastal Living

Coastal Living Exploring the laid-back surroundings of our latest stopover on the Riviera Maya; a turquoise sky crystal-clear water and white sand provide a flawless backdrop to an atmosphere so calm so idyllic. Here life takes place near the shallow water in the soft sand and under high risen palm trees. Discovering a beautifully contagious style of living that allows every individual to tune out what matters least in life and focus on simply being while feeling the warm salt water…

Out of the Deep Blue  Exploring a deserted beach in Mexico's beautifully serene Tulum a tranquil spot on earth that offers a gorgeous site of ancient Mayan ruins located only meters off the sandy beaches. Allowing the waves to carry and gently rock us while we float in crystal-clear turquoise water having our eyes focused on these architectural masterpieces from the past.  Discovering a genuine appreciation for man-made structures that bring almost forgotten cultural values into our modern…

Out of the Deep Blue

Out of the Deep Blue Exploring a deserted beach in Mexico's beautifully serene Tulum a tranquil spot on earth that offers a gorgeous site of ancient Mayan ruins located only meters off the sandy beaches. Allowing the waves to carry and gently rock us while we float in crystal-clear turquoise water having our eyes focused on these architectural masterpieces from the past. Discovering a genuine appreciation for man-made structures that bring almost forgotten cultural values into our modern…

Among Ruins  Exploring the pre-Columbian ruins situated on twelve meter tall cliffs facing the east coast of the Yucatán Peninsula; a site whose natural beauty leaves us in silent awe. Here history can be felt in the atmosphere that is being created by these large solid architectural pieces.  Discovering an eternal beauty in these structures which have merged with nature over the centuries to evolve into something historical something so impressive that words would fail to grasp the…

Among Ruins

Among Ruins Exploring the pre-Columbian ruins situated on twelve meter tall cliffs facing the east coast of the Yucatán Peninsula; a site whose natural beauty leaves us in silent awe. Here history can be felt in the atmosphere that is being created by these large solid architectural pieces. Discovering an eternal beauty in these structures which have merged with nature over the centuries to evolve into something historical something so impressive that words would fail to grasp the…

Seclusion in Paradise  Exploring the sheltered coastline north of the Mayan temple ruins wandering along a narrow footpath leading through thickly grown bushes over broken tree branches towards a secret shore. Always guided by the sounds of the Caribbean Sea.  Discovering a state of absolute peacefulness provided and protected by nature a peacefulness gently overpowering all our senses and leaving us in pure stillness and admiration. With our toes in the shallow water and fingers spread out…

Seclusion in Paradise

Seclusion in Paradise Exploring the sheltered coastline north of the Mayan temple ruins wandering along a narrow footpath leading through thickly grown bushes over broken tree branches towards a secret shore. Always guided by the sounds of the Caribbean Sea. Discovering a state of absolute peacefulness provided and protected by nature a peacefulness gently overpowering all our senses and leaving us in pure stillness and admiration. With our toes in the shallow water and fingers spread out…

Vantage Points  Exploring the northern beaches along the U.S. east coast after a brief inland detour; magnificent and quiet stretches of sand interrupted occasionally by a solid pier that reaches far into the choppy sea during high tides. One of mankind's vantage points to admire the ocean's true powerful beauty.  Discovering how profound beauty is sometimes only revealed when one's perspective is intentionally altered and familiar perceptions abandoned in order to make space for the new the…

Vantage Points

Vantage Points Exploring the northern beaches along the U.S. east coast after a brief inland detour; magnificent and quiet stretches of sand interrupted occasionally by a solid pier that reaches far into the choppy sea during high tides. One of mankind's vantage points to admire the ocean's true powerful beauty. Discovering how profound beauty is sometimes only revealed when one's perspective is intentionally altered and familiar perceptions abandoned in order to make space for the new the…

Along the Beach  Exploring a deserted strip of sand near Virginia Beach on a cloudy triste day. Far off in the distance the waves continuously roll onshore creating a rhythmic sound which echoes off of the remains belonging to a once grand beach house.  Discovering the astonishing fact that beauty and greatness of character can still be found hidden among the ruinsof an object long after its legacy has seemingly petered out. Some things in life will always echo in eternity.

Along the Beach

Along the Beach Exploring a deserted strip of sand near Virginia Beach on a cloudy triste day. Far off in the distance the waves continuously roll onshore creating a rhythmic sound which echoes off of the remains belonging to a once grand beach house. Discovering the astonishing fact that beauty and greatness of character can still be found hidden among the ruinsof an object long after its legacy has seemingly petered out. Some things in life will always echo in eternity.

Golden Surfacing  Exploring an idyllic water reservoir which expands across a vast open space protected by tall grown trees; all of which creates a safe serenity in the golden gloom of a late afternoon. And it is right here where we remain and soak up the moment.  Discovering a perspective on nature that reveals its true and beautiful appearance; an appearance set in scene by nature's very own spotlight. Golden low and full of warmth. Slowly descends the sun into the far distance.

Golden Surfacing

Golden Surfacing Exploring an idyllic water reservoir which expands across a vast open space protected by tall grown trees; all of which creates a safe serenity in the golden gloom of a late afternoon. And it is right here where we remain and soak up the moment. Discovering a perspective on nature that reveals its true and beautiful appearance; an appearance set in scene by nature's very own spotlight. Golden low and full of warmth. Slowly descends the sun into the far distance.

“Exploring the halcyon lands of the the Aupouri Peninsula with its inspiring…”

Far North

“Exploring the halcyon lands of the the Aupouri Peninsula with its inspiring…”

Exploring the windy route of the Hatea River following the constant stream of cold, refreshing water as it climaxes into a classic curtain waterfall. At its bottom, water crystals fill the air and project a vivid rainbow across the basin situated far below the cliff edge.  Discovering a subtly emerging sensation of exhilaration making its way through the body from bottom to top; invigorating the mind and soul to an extend, which leaves us all smiling in companionship.

Waterfall Cliff

Exploring the windy route of the Hatea River following the constant stream of cold, refreshing water as it climaxes into a classic curtain waterfall. At its bottom, water crystals fill the air and project a vivid rainbow across the basin situated far below the cliff edge. Discovering a subtly emerging sensation of exhilaration making its way through the body from bottom to top; invigorating the mind and soul to an extend, which leaves us all smiling in companionship.

Exploring a sunset flooded beach with its grey coloured sand stretching sheer endlessly along Ahipara Bay. In the ocean’s placid surf shimmers the abstract impression of nature’s way to duly end a beautiful day, the setting of the sun.  Discovering an honest appreciation for the beauty instilled deeply in the ending of a day, the soothing dimming of the skylight above. Moments for reflection on what has passed, an aide-memoire for exhibiting gratitude and allowing the soul to rest at night.

By Dusk

Exploring a sunset flooded beach with its grey coloured sand stretching sheer endlessly along Ahipara Bay.

Exploring a desolate, prairie-like landscape on our journey up north to Whangarei, leaving behind our temporary home in urban Auckland. While the wind ceaselessly blows the drizzling rain into our faces, we march across the barren fields of discoloured grass towards the distant, dreary woods.  Discovering a feeling of sober, almost peaceful thoughtfulness arising within us; a gloomy state of mind that surprisingly offers comfort and tranquility, rather than sadness or sorrow.

Tranquil Tristesse

Exploring a desolate, prairie-like landscape on our journey up north to Whangarei, leaving behind our temporary home in urban Auckland.

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