Ahhhh Rome, the historical, beautiful, rustic city in Italy. I was fortunate enough to spend a couple of days there recently and well of course I got up to quite a number of things. I was in Rome to visit my aunt, she was in Europe for a month travelling and attending a conference. I … Continue reading A few days roaming around Rome…
Our last blog went through our very entertaining experience whilst staying in the Barossa Valley in South Australia, really if you haven’t ready it please give it a read we promise it is worth it! After exhausting ourselves riding around in search of wine, we made our way to the next adventure on our journey. … Continue reading Our adventures in and around Adelaide
Our adventure visiting Uluru was epic! Everyone knows of Uluru, the big rock in the middle of Australia in the desert. We all have our expectations based on photos we’ve seen and stories people have told us, but nothing really compared or prepared us for how magnificent it was! We arrived in the afternoon into … Continue reading Visiting Yalara, biking around Uluru and getting rained on in the desert was EPIC!
Now before I get into the exciting story that your waiting for, because lets face it, the title got you, I have to set the scene. We departed Alice Springs after a slow morning of breakfast and repacking our car. We then drove quite a few km’s and only arrived into Watarrka National Park, ie … Continue reading Why you need to be awake before 5am to experience the Kings Canyon Rim Walk
Well the day began with waking up and breakfast. But I have to set the story up right first. You see a few days before, we and all the Granneman family had organised and given Bob for his 31st birthday a Heli Hike up Franz Joseph Glacier. However due to weather conditions, which you can … Continue reading A spontaneous (well planned) surprise drive to Christchurch!
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
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’!
In continuation of our last blog, here is part 2 of our bungy jumping bonanza-craziness adventure whilst in Queenstown! ...To get to Nevis, which is a suspended platform in the middle of mountains, you have to take a very open and very terrifying gondola across. You are attached to the top by your harness, but … Continue reading Let’s all jump off a ledge we said…How we survived Queenstown’s playground: Part 2
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
Now I don’t want to start this blog off by saying FINALLY WE ARE GOING TO QUEENSTOWN, but well I just did... I mean really even though it is just another city, it is the adventure capital of New Zealand from what we had heard and we were definitely going to get our fill of … Continue reading Queenstown and Jet Boating