Bob McKerrow - Wayfarer
Mountains, travel, humanitarian work and opinion.
Thursday, 18 November 2021
Reunited with my sea kayak
Reunited with my faithful Perception Chinook s ea kayak after 24 years. I bought this kayak from Max Grant in Palmerston North in 1985 when ...
Thursday, 23 September 2021
James McKerrow, explorer and namer
During my 3 week holiday, I spen...
Sunday, 8 August 2021
Skiing in Afghanistan In 1976 when I first worked in Afghanistan, and again from 1993-96 when I l,ived permanently for three years, I got to...
Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Cordillera Vilcabamba 1968
He hugged me then walked away from base camp as the towering peaks of the Cordillera Vilcabamba stood unmoved. That was almost 51 years ago ...
Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Who was Diamond Jenness? A great New Zealand anthropologist.
While New Zealanders fawned over the polar exploits of Scott, Shackleton and to a lesser extent, Mawson and Amundsen, a quiet and modest New...
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