- The War of the Snakes is upon us:
- “The Awakened” is launched today
- Day 32 – The Hobbits return home
- Day 31 – An end to a wonderful adventure. Hokitika to Akaroa. Goodbye and thanks for all the seals
- Day 30 – Homeward bound via a very very long west coast route, but discovered the most beautiful lake in the world!
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After 4 years away from New Zealand, I am so pleased to announce that “The Awakened”, the first book of a trilogy revolving around the amazing landscape of this beautiful country, is published today through Clink Street Publishing. Thank you … Continue reading
So there we have it. Folks. 6000 kms travelled, 4500 photos taken, Close encounters of the Third and Fourth kinds. We have experienced things that go “Bump” in the night, strange lights in the skies, baby seals with a touch … Continue reading
The final full day with the RV dawned and the weather closed in over the mountains, echoing our mood. Grey, yet with a promise of the sunshine out there somewhere. We had to move on and leave this wonderful country … Continue reading
Day 30 – Homeward bound via a very very long west coast route, but discovered the most beautiful lake in the world!
Today, we were due to do a lot of travelling. so we got up at a fairly reasonable time, had breakfast and set off back through Wanaka, up to PuzzleWorld and then dived off up SH6. This was to be … Continue reading
Our trip continued heading north, closer to the end of our amazing adventure, and, as if to tease us, New Zealand decided to bless us with great weather as we retraced our tracks back up the Crown Range Road and … Continue reading
We were advised that the clouds were likely to come in force today, so we decided to cut our Milford experience and drive back to Queenstown. It was a very sad day today as we had to accept that now … Continue reading
Day 27 – Knobs Flat to Milford Sound (Piopiotahi) via the Homer Tunnel. Stunning views, dolphin giants and not enough time to enjoy.
Most of the rubber around the windows and roof remained intact on inspection in the morning! No sign of the pesky Kea. The sight of a partially clothed mad man with head torch blazing and frying pan and spoon at … Continue reading
Day 26 – Queenstown to a Nazghul flight, Bungee Jump extreme, River Anduin, Lake Wakatipu, Mirror Lakes and things that go “BUMP” in the night!
We set off after breakfast with a mission in mind. As we might have mentioned a few times, we do like LOTR and today we wanted to find a few sites that some scenes were filmed from. The first was … Continue reading