Tag Archives: Travelogues

Flying 2.

Today I flew back from Auckland to Wellington. On the ground the day was dismal. Grey, overcast and humid. The clouds were stunning and as we ascended higher and higher. Above the clouds was a magical wonderland if fluffy white … Continue reading

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Just add fun.

I’ve been working on a resolution for New Years but I’m running a bit behind. I try to think of something ever year that I can keep close to my heart and to my head and use as a measure, … 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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Haast Pass

After a long ride of 380 ks with an accidental detour that added 40 ks when ‘Emma’ our co-pilot live device tried to take us down a short cut over a gravel road (I don’t think so Emma!) we crossed … 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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