Tag New Zealand

Kepler Track

From lush rain forest paths along the shores of Lake Te Anau and Manapouri to alpine sections over Mt Luxmore and exposed ridges. Some modest rain, but dodged some nasty weather on the day that counted. Day 1 – Te…

Lake Waikaremoana

A lovely semi-circular walk from Whanganui Hut to Onetoto Bay along the shores of Lake Waikaremoana. And it would not be a Great Walk if it did not rain, and it certainly rain on the last day. Day 1 –…

Milford Track

Back in October, Caroline and I visited Milford Sounds and were amazed at the stunning beauty of this place. That night I booked a spot on the Milford Track. There was just one spot for one person available for the…

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…

Wellington (revisited)

Sunday, August 25, 2013 We arrived in Wellington yesterday evening, with Joh and Mark. The four of us took up residence at Jude and Nick’s in Petone, where Jane and Tim where already staying. Jude and Nick aren’t here at…

Havelock North

Friday, August 23, 2013 Today is our last full day here in Havelock North, tomorrow we head south to Wellington. That will give us a chance to see people in the area and to arrange some documents to get us…