So to set the scene properly, here are the beginning facts. It’s 2018, specifically the 2nd of January, Alex, Wouter and I have recovered from our NYE events, and its time to get on the road again. It’s again for us, but as Wouter joined us only in the last few days of 2017, this … Continue reading Our trip along the Great Ocean Road
When you are boarding a giant boat for 10 hours back to mainland Australia, the first thing you do is wake up ridiculously early. You then realise your in Devonport where nothing is open, due to it being Boxing Day, and that waking up early for breakfast, when you have none and nothing is open, … Continue reading The boat back to the mainland
Our little adventure in Tasmania over Christmas 2017
Hobart, the city of Tasmania and in fact a pretty awesome one at that! In previous blog posts we mentioned a bit about our experience free camping around Tasmania. That was awesome, something we would do again for sure, as we think it’s the best way to see the very green and nature orientated state. … Continue reading Hobart and the Salamanca Markets
We arrived in Tasmania around 6 months into our journey around Australia and New Zealand. There was little we knew about the state in all honesty and we had planned absolutely nothing, other than our ticket on the boat too and from the state. But that is exactly how we wanted this part of our … Continue reading We free camped our way around Tasmania and it was epic!
We have just started a new year, and with it come so many exciting things. But it also is the time everyone reflects on the previous year and make resolutions right? Well in looking back at 2017, by far for us it was the craziest year with so many changes, changes we are so thankful … Continue reading It’s now 2018! Our moment of reflection on 6 months living in our car…
The hiring of a car anywhere can be a daunting thing. There is so much research involved, comparing prices and deals, making it such a big job in itself. For us at least that was our initial understanding and experience… Well in our case we were maybe very fortunate in that regards, because before we … Continue reading Our car hire experience in New Zealand with Spaceships!
Unfortunately all amazing things come to an end, and in our case and this blog posts, our trip with Alex’s brother Bob and girlfriend Leonne was at its last today (cue tears). Yesterday we had celebrated Bob’s birthday with a surprise drive across the south island of New Zealand to Christchurch, where we had an … Continue reading Goodbye NZ travel buddies, it was a blast!
And so, in our last blog you would have read that whilst in Franz Josef we had some unfortunate weather, which in turn ruined our plans there. Not to worry, we have left that town and drove along the coast North where the weather improved and in fact got warm! Can you believe it?! Only … Continue reading The beautiful Hokitika Gorge and the interesting Pancake Rocks
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