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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...
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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...
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Magnificent Mount Cook

Out of all the adventures and experiences we had in our five months on the South Island, Mount Cook won...
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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...
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Visiting A Vanished World

Our itinerary often alters due to fascinating things we find along the way. Oamaru, Duntroon & The Vanished World were...
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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.
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A Superb Few Days Around St Bathans

After leaving Dunedin, we travelled slowly west and north to visit St Bathans. There were was so much to see...
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Adorable Dunedin Buildings People Albatrosses and Penguins

We're not all that comfortable in big cities, but Dunedin managed to impress us regardless. Mostly the outstanding Otago Peninsula.
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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...
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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...
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Fun With Friends and Wildlife In The Catlins

We managed to time our adventures to coincide with Rod and Tracy's Catlins long weekend over Easter. Our first three...
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Following The Gold To Gabriel’s Gulley

At the end of March we travelled to Gabriel's Gulley where the first NZ Gold Rush began. There were amazing...
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Autumn Colours Blaze In Kingston Queenstown And Arrowtown

Wanting to experience the autumn colours in Arrowtown, we headed back north and took in Kingston and Queenstown too. All...
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Travelling the Te Anau to Milford Highway

After our overnight cruise to Doubtful Sound, we did the Te Anau to Milford Road for a trip on Milford...
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Feeling Tearful At Doubtful Sound

An overnight cruise on Doubtful Sound wasn't on our itinerary until we met two strangers. The outstanding beauty reduced me...
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