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Oceans and Mountains, Whales and Seals, Oh My!

A visit to one of the most amazing coastal villages on the South Island of New Zealand.

Sunrise on snow covered mountains, Kaikoura, South Island of New Zealand

A New Zealand town we recently visited has made international news, not because we were there. Instead, it was for less happy reasons that this small, quiet seaside hamlet had gained notoriety. This nature-focused community made the world…



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Charles Black M.D.

Dr. Charles Black is a general surgeon, author, photographer, outdoorsman, world traveler and fireside philosopher. Website: