Category: New Zealand

Christchurch – The Terminal(s) 0

Christchurch – The Terminal(s)

We drove to Christchurch the next day soaking up as much of the blue skies and beautiful mountains as we could along the way and jointly decided that New Zealand is the most beautiful...

Kaikoura – Where we ate very good fish and chips and said goodbye to NZ 0

Kaikoura – Where we ate very good fish and chips and said goodbye to NZ

With the petrol warning light firmly on we made our way back through Blehiem and luckily made it to a petrol station.   Brimful of petrol, banter and a slight glow on our faces we...

Blenhiem – Hans and Di take us fishing 0

Blenhiem – Hans and Di take us fishing

Wine…wine and more wine…or so Shell thought.  We drove through Blenhiem and saw all the lovely wineries but as the sun had decided to put his hat on and we were actually warm for...

Nelson – Pelorus Bridge Campsite 0

Nelson – Pelorus Bridge Campsite

We set off towards the Nelson area early, stopping in Nelson along the way to see if we fancied staying there but we weren’t overly enamoured with the look of the place so we...

Takaka – Abel Tasman 0

Takaka – Abel Tasman

The roads to the campsite within Abel Tasman were a little treacherous to say the least – there seemed to have been lots of recent landslides which made many of the roads very narrow,...

Kerr Bay – Taking sweets from strangers is bad….but Pear is definitely a grey area 0

Kerr Bay – Taking sweets from strangers is bad….but Pear is definitely a grey area

So after another longish day of driving but with plenty of stops and picture opportunities on the way we arrived at a campsite in the Nelson Lake region.  People seemed to rave about it...

Fox Glacier & Lake Mahinapua – A quest for Jackson bay fish and chips… 0

Fox Glacier & Lake Mahinapua – A quest for Jackson bay fish and chips…

Fox Glacier We left Queenstown with plans of a longish drive through Haast and then a treat of fish and chips in Jackson Bay mid afternoon at a place which had been recommended to...