Roderick Eime

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Rescued scientists bring back a warning from the Antarctic

The icebound crew of the Akademik Shokalskiy made headlines but, a year on, the fruits of their expedition are revealed<p>Rescue from Antarctic - the full story<p>The voyage was meant to retrace the steps of Douglas Mawson, the great polar explorer and scientist who led the Australasian Antarctic …

Great Aussie Cruise with Real Bite

The enormous chunk of tuna flesh bobbed on the end of the line supported by a small foam ball. Matt ladled great gobs of minced gills and guts onto …

Australia's Kimberley: On Wandjina Time

Roderick Eime traces the path of Australia’s forthcoming epic motion picture through some of the oldest landscapes on Earth.<p>He stares down on me as …

Sail in for a Solomon Island Surprise

<b>The Solomon Islands are a mystery to most Pacific Island vacationers. Adventure cruiser, Roderick Eime, reckons all it takes is a little bit of</b> …

French Polynesia aboard Aranui 3

<i>On islands as far away as one can get, a once-mighty Polynesian culture is gradually returning to its former glory. Words & photos: Roderick Eime.</i><p>The …

French Polynesia

Arctic explorations

<i>A high-Arctic wildlife smorgasbord awaits travellers to Spitsbergen. Our adventure cruise editor fills his plate to overflowing. Words & photos:</i> …

Antarctica

Ice ahoy! Cruising the Northwest Passage

WE’RE crowded on the bridge, at least 20 of us, peering out to the horizon with powerful binoculars and telephoto lenses. Surely we’ll see something …

Cruise Ships

Fiji's garden playground

Then, all of a sudden, the wild ride ends and I'm ejected into a cauldron of foaming water, upside down, and I grab my first desperate breath.<p>"Whoo …

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Millennium Atoll… a biological baseline for reef health

“You’ll never look at another reef the same way again,” says Lindblad Expeditions – National Geographic divemaster, Justin Hofman, heaving his …

Journey of discovery on Mekong

Their shoes long worn out and discarded, the men continued on undaunted as the weeks turned into months and the months into years.<p>The search for the …

Siem Reap

Captivating cruise adventure

The deck was almost perpendicular and swirling eddies of water and coral bombarded us. I clung like the devil to an iron bar and finally the wave …

Cruise Ships

Adventures through Greenland's icy seas

With that alert from the bridge, passengers abandon their champagne and hors d'oeuvres and scramble like startled children from the dining room, …

Antarctica

Joy found beyond West Africa's dark past

Here in the underground holding cells at the now UNESCO World Heritage listed Cape Coast Castle in Ghana, we stand transfixed, listening to a kind of …

Africa

Market Road - Photo Essay

Traveller<p>Ewen Bell's other website is called "Photography for Travellers", an online guide rich in features both practical and philosophical. Field …

Photo Essays

The front line of adventure

A brazen proposal for any woman, let alone the wife of the Canadian prime minister.<p>But Lady (Susan) Agnes Macdonald was no ordinary woman and this …

Trains

New Zealand: Mount Tarawera’s Legacy

By Michael Travers<p>In 1886, New Zealand’s Mt. Tarawera violently erupted killing scores of people under tons of red-hot mud and ash, destroying then …

Greece: Corinth Canal no shortcut

<b>DIG THIS – LONG TIME FOR A SHORT CUT</b><p>david ellis<p>IT may have been a wonderfully rich agricultural area adored by farmers, but for early traders the …

Bangkok by Night - No other city like it

Bangkok comes alive at night (flickr user fotografm)<p>by Ian Mcintosh - Travel Agent Update<p>There really is no show on earth like Bangkok at night. The …

Shongololo Express: South Africa's dream train

<b>WITCH-DOCTOR ON TRACK TO RAIL'S SUCCESS</b><p>David Ellis<p>MOST blokes dream at some stage of owning a train, something for a table-top maybe, or if really …

Mexico: Oaxaca: Zenith of the Zapotec

Sponsored Link:<p><b>Mexico Travel Experts</b><p>For more information on travel to Latin America, get this brochure<p>The enchanting city of Oaxaca, 440 kilometres …

Mexico

Vietnam: Fast Tracking to Dune with a View

The old, former US army jeep suddenly turns off the road and accelerates into the sand hills. I cling to the dash as the ancient vehicle lurches and …

Vietnam

Cape York Peninsula 2004: "Touareg to the Top"

<b>A Cape to Adventure</b><p>The Australian love affair with the 4WD is evident everywhere from Cocklebiddy to Coles Car Park. Great roaring, bull-bar …

Australian National Parks

Papua New Guinea: Expedition Cruising: Rabaul

<b>“The Place Time Forgot”</b><p><b>Expedition cruiser, Rod Eime, had no idea what he was doing when he set out for Papua New Guinea aboard Oceanic Princess.</b> …

Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea - Trobriand Islands - Cruise Expedition

<b>Site Links</b><p><b>As published in Vacations and Travel Magazine: Issue 58</b><p>Seduction and Sorcery<p>The art of influence in the uninhibited Trobriands<p><i>Words and</i> …

Kingdom of the Polar Bear

<b>Adventure cruiser, Roderick Eime, heads north in search of the mighty polar bear and a lost story from Australian history.</b><p>Looking for a great bundle …

Wildlife

The Golden Triangle – India’s Essential Exploration

<b>First time travel to India can be a daunting experience. Debutante, Roderick Eime, shares his experience and tries to alleviate your concerns about</b> …

India

Sail in for a Solomon Island Surprise « Travel Stories and Photography

<b>The Solomon Islands are a mystery to most Pacific Island vacationers. Adventure cruiser, Roderick Eime, reckons all it takes is a little bit of</b> …

Solomon Islands

Fiji: Dance of the Devil Fish « Travel Stories and Photography

Hidden away in Fiji’s Yasawa Island group due north from Lautoka, a pre-historic submarine ritual is played out before a mesmerised Roderick …

Manta Rays