Soaring Amongst The Clouds in Kaikoura  (by Rich)

Soaring Amongst The Clouds in Kaikoura (by Rich)

  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...
Cruising to Cromwell, and Climbing in Mount Cook  (by Rich)

Cruising to Cromwell, and Climbing in Mount Cook (by Rich)

  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...
Golden times in Golden Bay  (by Rich)

Golden times in Golden Bay (by Rich)

  Up and at ‘em early in the morning so that we could be in line for the ferry by 7am, that was going to be leaving by 8am.  We wolfed down some coffee and breakfast before we left the hotel, and then headed out. On the ferry, the kids were happy to find out that...