In March we re-visited Christchurch to spend time with Barry's daughter Jamie. There was an amazing street art exhibition at the museum ...
New Zealand Flora and Fauna
Merry Christmas From New Zealand
New Zealand and the UK have opposite seasons. Many people prefer the cold at Christmas. I personally love the warmth and long light days!
May 2021 – The End Of Our South Island Adventures
Although it's almost a year since our final days in the South Island, we're keen to finish sharing our memorable adventures in words & images.
Joining The Dots In Arthurs Pass
Having travelled eastwards from the west coast to Arthur's Pass Village in February, we subsequently journeyed westwards with friends in May.
Re-Visiting Christchurch and Banks Peninsula
From the 7th to 21st May, we hung around Christchurch with Jamie and visited a number of nearby attractions.
Sights And Delights From Lake Wakitipu to Christchurch
At the end of April we headed to Lake Tekapo, expecting to be blown away by its beauty. Did it live up to our expectations?
Mount Cook Village, Tasman Glacier And Back To Lake Pukaki
After our incredible experience on the Hooker Valley Walk, we explored Mount Cook Village and the Tasman Glacier. How would they compare?
Magnificent Mount Cook
Out of all the adventures and experiences we had in our five months on the South Island, Mount Cook won the Gold Medal. You'll soon see why ...
Dams Lakes and Cliffs Waiting For A Mount Cook Weather Window
Waiting for a clear weather window to visit Mount Cook in April, we visited the Waitaki Hydro Power Scheme, Lake Ohau, and the Clay Cliffs.
Continuing Our Catlins Adventures
The second of three posts sharing our April 2021 experiences in the stunning Catlins in the SE corner of NZ's South Island.
From Tui Base Camp to Te Anau Glowworm Caves and Wildlife
Tui Base Camp deserves a special mention. We loved staying there. Lake Murchison, Te Anau, the glowworm caves and birds were spectacular.