A long-held wish of Barry's was to travel across the alpine region of the South Island by train. Seeing keas close-up was Sandra's aim ...
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 and the UK have opposite seasons. Many people prefer the cold at Christmas. I personally love the warmth and long light days!
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.
Having travelled eastwards from the west coast to Arthur's Pass Village in February, we subsequently journeyed westwards with friends in May.
From the 7th to 21st May, we hung around Christchurch with Jamie and visited a number of nearby attractions.
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?
After our incredible experience on the Hooker Valley Walk, we explored Mount Cook Village and the Tasman Glacier. How would they compare?
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 ...
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.
The second of three posts sharing our April 2021 experiences in the stunning Catlins in the SE corner of NZ's South Island.
Tui Base Camp deserves a special mention. We loved staying there. Lake Murchison, Te Anau, the glowworm caves and birds were spectacular.