Determined to make the most of our time in Fiordland, Keates and I rose early and got straight on the road. Heading into Queenstown to buy some… Read more “The Milford Sound: a rainy end to our weather luck”
Ok… I know I said we had to get up early but the wine hangover (which Keates cleverly dubbed the Wangover), kept us in bed until about… Read more “The Southland and it’s Glaciers”
Leaving Christchurch at 7am because we decided that we needed to pack as much as we could into each day, our adventure continued to the Great Southland.… Read more “Onwards to the Great Southland: Christchurch to Franz Josef”
So… the hike is done, we have now classed ourselves as experienced hikers and think we know all there is to know about hiking. It’s about 2.30pm… Read more “Two days to See the North: the final leg”
Well… where do I start, We headed out early because we knew we had to be leaving Nelson to get back to Christchurch at a reasonable hour…… Read more “Two Days to See the North… the adventure continues in the Abel Tasman National Park”
Tripping from Christchurch to Nelson
Beyond the news coverage of the devastating 2011 Christchurch earthquake… I really did not know the extent of the damage, or the extent to which it had… Read more “A City Under Construction – Christchurch Four Years on.”
Things to do in New Zealand when you have no plans.