What a great find - a free camper van for ten days to adventure between Auckland and Christchurch. What could possibly go wrong? Well ...
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.
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.
In Awe Of Yellow Eyed Penguins And Moeraki Boulders
Sharing photographs, videos and stories of our precious time in April 2021 with yellow-eyed penguins and the marvellous Moeraki boulders.
Entranced By The Catlins Heritage Trail
Having planned only two blogs about our adventures in the Catlins, we realised there's so much amazingness three are needed to do it justice.
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.
History On The Hump Ridge Track
From 18th to 20th March, we walked the Hump Ridge Track. Actually that's not strictly true! We did selected parts! Interesting & challenging.
A Scary Wrong Turn On The Rakiura Track
New Zealand native bush is a joy to behold and walk amongst. However, it’s not so joyous when you’re alone, frightened, and lost.
Our Rakiura Track Adventure – Days One And Two
At the beginning of March 2021, Barry & I walked the Rakiura Track on Stewart Island. Here we share tales & traumas of our first two days.