Category Short Trips

Milford Sound

Thursday, November 5, 2020 The drive from Arrowtown to Milford Sound is amazing. We took our time and just enjoyed the drive. The plan for the day was to camp at one of the DOC (Department of Conservation) campgrounds along…

Arrowtown

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 A very peaceful night sleep and a relaxing breakfast. But time to head to the historic Arrowtown, which was just down the road. On arrival in the town we decided to check out the local “Holiday…

Mt Aspiring National Park

Saturday, October 31, 2020 Landed in Queenstown and picked-up our “camper”. This is the first time we have ever used a small van camper. We choose the Sprinter camper model, as a test run and to answer the question, could…

New Zealand

One Week. April 13 to 20, 2019 Spent a wonderful short week in New Zealand, catching up with family and preparing the way for the Simla Ave build.

Solar Eclipse – Sisters, OR

August 21st, 2017 A trip one year in the works – flights and hotels were booked the moment it was possible to do so. We were getting excited as the event drew nearer. So time to check  some logistics about…

Mt Shasta with Friends

A quick trip up the I5 to climb Mt Shasta with Darrin and Lisa. The weather was not kind to us and we did not even attempt the summit. Instead we did a little skills training. Great weekend nonetheless.