Soaring Amongst The Clouds in Kaikoura

Soaring Amongst The Clouds in Kaikoura

After the long drive turned longer from Mount Cook, and the tragedy turned …. well, something … we were happy to be in Kaikoura, which is a beautiful and sleepy costal town on the north east coast of the South Island. Last time we were here we had a short stay for a...
Cruising to Cromwell, and Climbing in Mount Cook

Cruising to Cromwell, and Climbing in Mount Cook

We split the drive up on the way to Mount Cook region with a stop overnight in a small town called Cromwell. The strip motel that we were staying in with nothing special, but it had a pool, and it was quite hot so we at the ability to cool off in the middle of the...
Trickling Rain in Te Anau and Meandering Around In Milford Sound

Trickling Rain in Te Anau and Meandering Around In Milford Sound

We woke up and had a bit of a slow start to the day as there were some important things to do while we were in Wanaka.  First order of business was to find a decent place for coffee.  At the hostel, it was instant coffee, so we were wanting a nice cuppa for the day...
Wandering Down The West Coast: Punakaki, Haast, and Wanaka

Wandering Down The West Coast: Punakaki, Haast, and Wanaka

I got up before everyone else, and it was a Sunday, so I thought that I would take advantage of the global phenomenon of people sleeping in on Sunday mornings, and go for a run down the coastline which was beautiful, winding, and past massive rock walls as the road...