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 ...
What a great find - a free camper van for ten days to adventure between Auckland and Christchurch. What could possibly go wrong? Well ...
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.
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.
Sharing photographs, videos and stories of our precious time in April 2021 with yellow-eyed penguins and the marvellous Moeraki boulders.
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.
The second of three posts sharing our April 2021 experiences in the stunning Catlins in the SE corner of NZ's South Island.
From 18th to 20th March, we walked the Hump Ridge Track. Actually that's not strictly true! We did selected parts! Interesting & challenging.
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.
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.