Category Archives: On two wheels

Adventure on two wheels and a motor.

Road Trip to Taupo

I must be insane. I suggested another road trip on the bike. This time to Taupo. A short five hours away. The excuse: a summer concert featuring 3 legends of rock: 10CC, Starship and Lynard Skynard. I did love me … Continue reading

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Heading home.

This morning is the beginning of the very last day of our motorcycle adventure of a lifetime. We woke up to a stunning day after a deluge during the night. The view from our accommodation was camera worthy and I … Continue reading

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Farewell Spit.

Today we jumped on the bike and took a ride to Takaka to visit friends who are staying at a B&B there. They had a stunning location looking out over an inlet with a wrap around deck that was lined … Continue reading

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Motueka.

We drove through the rain to get to Motueka. Our wet weather gear was thoroughly put to the test. It passed with flying colours. Driving the Buller Gorge was exciting, the river looks like a chocolate milkshake with chocolate logs … Continue reading

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The Pancake Rocks of Punakaiki

Tonight we dine with an incredible view encompassing a long stretch of beach at Punakaiki. We are enjoying a bottle of Roaring Meg Pinot (Mt Difficulty) and lapping up the view. Roaring Meg being the river crossing that we stopped … Continue reading

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The last day of 2013.

Today we pack up our gear and jump back on the bike heading to Franz Joseph & Fox Glaciers. But not before a quick sightseeing drive to Clyde and a quick blast around the racetrack track at Highlands Motorsport park. … Continue reading

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Well well, Cromwell.

I owe Cromwell an apology, I wasn’t expecting much. The ride here was very enjoyable, it is only 40 minutes from Queenstown and the road is lovely and winding with river views and mountain hugging stretches that then open out … Continue reading

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