Once again we’re two countries behind, but we’ve surprisingly found a wifi connection here in Burma so the last posts detailing our final ten days in New Zealand are now up on the blog. Hiking in the stunning Abel Tasmin national park and Fox Glacier Skiing, snow boarding and partying in Queenswtown and Wanaka And […]

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We left Queenstown bright and early (slightly hungover) to drive through the Otago wine region to Dunedin on the east coast. The mountains and alpine scenery soon gave way to wineries, then orchards and lush green farmland and finally the beautiful coastal landscape that comprises the Otago Peninsula. We drove all the way to the […]

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We left the glaciers and continued south to the swanky lakeside town of Wanaka. This was one of my favourite drives of the trip, the scenery is just spectacular in this part of the island, forcing us to pull over every few kilometres and get the cameras out. From Wanaka we drove out to Cadrona […]

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We left Wellington on the morning ferry to Picton , a small and fairly irrelevant place on the north of the South Island. The journey across however is a 3 hour cruise through the beginnings of the Marlborough Sounds – which are Fjords to everyone else. Arriving in Picton we then drove the coastal road […]

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From Rotorua we drove south to Lake Taupo. A beautiful clear blue lake filling the crater of what was once an enormous volcano. We stayed just to the south of the lake in the small town of Turangi, gateway to the Tongariro national park and home to some of the worlds best fly fishing. We […]

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