Ok its time people, time to leave Wanaka and the adventures of Queenstown behind and drive further North. In this post we drive to Franz Josef Glacier and town. Driving away from Wanaka is just as beautiful as the town itself. We drove along many lakes stopping to throw some rocks at times, and stare … Continue reading Chasing glaciers in Franz Josef
After what was probably the most extreme day of our lives thus far (jumping off a suspended bridge and all), we woke up pretty well and headed to Wanaka. Along the way we attempted to visit some wineries, after all they were scattered alongside the entire highway. However after stopping in three and realising you … Continue reading Let’s go to Wanaka and see ‘that tree’!
Whether or not you have guessed it already I will fill you in on what this blog is all about. And yes as the title states this is only Part 1 of this story. It’s a damn long one people, so get a shot, you’ll need it to get through this post and Part 2 … Continue reading Let’s all jump off a ledge we said…How we survived Queenstown’s playground: Part 1
Our last blog relayed the adventures we had whilst cruising around Milford Sound. This blog will continue on from that story and tell you what happened next. So we had an AMAZING time on the Southern Discoveries boat tour. We got off the boat a few hours later a little drenched but very happy, even … Continue reading We went back to Mossburn but there was no snow this time…
Today we were booked in for a tour of Milford Sound. We were buzzing with excitement and anticipation, because really we had no idea what to expect. We woke early and would you believe, it was raining. And not just soft pretty rain, but heavy, drench your clothes (Dutch) rain...;) It’s pretty accurate for you … Continue reading Our Milford Sound Experience
If anyone ever tells you that when in New Zealand you can experience all fours seasons in day, please believe them! We woke on November 8th at Mossburn Country Park, where the night before it had in fact been snowing, to a minimum of 10 centimeters of snow on and around our car. My wish … Continue reading When you’re in New Zealand in spring but it snows…
Our day began on the 7th November in the Whistling Frog Campground and Resort, a campgrounds in the middle of nowhere really, but close to a waterfall and gorge #bonus! First on the agenda for the day was to drive to the waterfall nearby. We had in fact driven there the night before to see … Continue reading Waterfalls, Beach Gorges and Snow all in one day!
It’s the 4th of November and we woke up, the four of us, in the very small town of Fairly (and yes this post is delayed, sorry but that is life mum). Before departing the town after breakfast, we made a necessary stop in the towns only notable building, courtesy of the towns information center. … Continue reading Lake Tekapo, Lake Pukaki and Mt Cook: Just your average Saturday in New Zealand
We have departed #thenationscapital everyone, i.e. Canberra! It was a really hard decision to leave now what Lonely Planet classify as the 3rd best city to visit in 2018, but we did it…How we did it, well you just have to visit the city and you will understand why… The city isn't that bad at … Continue reading Our journey from Lonely Planet’s 3rd best city to visit in 2018 to Mt Kozciuszko
This post is all about the items we packed and or have used, that have been lifesavers at times, and must needs in our eyes for this trip we are undertaking. These items and this list is not only for our records and memory, but it is also a list for anyone interested in knowing … Continue reading The things we really could not live without whilst driving around Australia