Author Archives: Thomas Runte

Healing Journey – Update 04/2021

It’s about time for annother update on my cancer treatment. The last update was written while I was still in the middle of chemo and no decisions had been made regarding the stem cell transplant. The effects of the chemo, … Continue reading

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Today I had a consultation with orthopedic team at the Whangarei hospital and got a better idea what actually has happened to my back. The footing I was shown from the MRI scans gave me a bit of a shock. … Continue reading

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The Good and the Bad and the Ugly

Deutsche Version It has been a busy time since my last post. Reading up about the 2017 sailing season in Fiji, it clearly was one of the most beautiful experiences of the journey so far. This post picks up the … Continue reading

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Where we were this Winter

As you might already know, we spent winter in Fiji but that we have done twice before. This winter we decided to dedicate the whole cruising season to Fiji so that on our 3rd visit we would at last make … Continue reading

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Hängengeblieben in Neuseeland

English Version Wieder einmal bin ich in Neuseeland nicht zum Schreiben gekommen und das obwohl viel passiert ist seit meinem letzten Artikel im November. Die fotografischen Indizien könnt Ihr in der nachstehenden Galerie bewundern: ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]Gaylyn und … Continue reading

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Stuck in NZ

German Version And again I have not posted while in NZ although plenty has happened since my last post in November. See the photographic evidence in the Gallery below: ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Gaylyn and I have had  a … Continue reading

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Back to NZ

We have arrived in Aoteroa – the land of the long white cloud and indeed we spotted some impressive clouds coming close.  I haven’t written since the Somosomo Strait and Rainbow Reef and much has happened since then. It seems … Continue reading

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Stunning Rainbow Reef

We went Diving yesterday and again today with local dive guide Jack Fisher. He shows you the best places in the Rainbow Reef and takes care of you and your boat while you enjoy the stunning underwater world of the … Continue reading

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Fiji in Shades of Grey

If you are expecting some sort of erotic adventure I am sorry to disappoint you. The title is referring to the weather in Fiji. I have recently added code to all my webpages to include Google analytics and Google search … Continue reading

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Where the heck is Wallis

My last blog was from Savai’i, the wilder Island of Samoa, so I have quite a bit to catch up on because after a brief stop in (where the heck is) Wallis we have meanwhile arrived in Fiji. Things were … Continue reading

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