Category Archives: Technology

First 360 Panorama in Fiji

The other day, before we left Viani Bay, I took a 360 panorama from Tahina’s deck. What’s really cool is that I just realized I’m the first 360Cities photographer to publish a 360 for all of Fiji! I’ll have to … Continue reading

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The Boating Life: Kindle Reading

The most favorite adage of the cruising life is that it really means “repairing your boat in exotic locations“. We certainly have spent a few days repairing a few things on Tahina since we arrived in Fiji. Just a few … Continue reading

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Tahina Part of Simulator Game!

For those who don’t know, in addition to writing our Tahina blog, I am also the publisher of Google Earth Blog (with an average of 6 million readers per year). I’m too busy with Tahina to write it on a … Continue reading

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360 Panorama of Otira Viaduct Bridge

During our visit in the south island, photo opportunities were everywhere. Although we took 2000 photos or more, I only managed to pull out the 360 panorama gear a few times. I feel a little guilty about it, but New … Continue reading

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GPS Tracks of Ha’apai Islands in Tonga

Looking through my list of unfinished tasks, I discovered the map of our two week visit to the Ha’apai group of islands in Tonga had never been completed. Our visit started with a stormy passage from Vava’u, you can click … Continue reading

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360 Panoramas from Aitutaki

Apparently, I missed sharing some 360 panoramas taken while we were visiting Aitutaki last August. Aitutaki is one of the most beautiful islands we visited in the South Pacific. It also has the trickiest pass and anchorage of any we … Continue reading

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Our Tracks in South New Zealand

I’ve been working in my spare time to create a map of all our travels in the South Island of New Zealand. I’ve now completed pretty much all the roads we traveled. And have started putting some of the placemarks. … Continue reading

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Backpacking Near Arthur’s Pass

On the 16th of February my friend, and fellow sailing skipper, Mark Hayden (of s/v Northfork) and I drove up to the town of Arthur’s Pass. We had a beautiful drive up as there was not a cloud in the … Continue reading

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Rest of Pass Trip and Photos

We completed first the Lewis Pass, visited Greymouth on the western shore of the south island of New Zealand, and then back over the Arthur’s Pass before returning to Christchurch. Read the previous two posts for more details. After stopping … Continue reading

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New Tahina Expedition Web Server

The Tahina Expedition web site and blog has been moved to new server software. If you’ve been using a RSS reader, you may see a flood of repeated posts – that’s because we switched over to the new server (also, … Continue reading

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