Tag Archives: Travelogues

Milford.

Holy wow! We took the bike to Milford yesterday. We were lucky to have been advised ahead of time that the biggest attraction of Milford Sound is the journey to get there. This advice was 100% spot on. We headed … Continue reading

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Views du jour.

Today we travelled between Wanaka and Te Anau. A distance of two hundred and twenty seven kilometers. After the lovely winding lakeside ride, the road heading south was straight as an arrow at times. (With two sneaky police cars tucked … Continue reading

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Wakatipu.

The road out of Queenstown toward Kingston is so far my favourite. Literally lakeside the road is on a tiny shelf of flat land between the Remarkable Ranges and Lake Wakatipu. It has some crazy bendy corners and was nice … Continue reading

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Cardrona.

Opened in 1863 the Cardrona Hotel has been a comfort stop for weary (and busting) travelers for a long time. It is in a remote & picturesque area about halfway between Queenstown and Wanaka. We had a quick photo shoot … Continue reading

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Views du jour.

Here is a curated selection of stunning South Island scenery from today’s leg of our Adventure of a lifetime. Touring the South Island on our motorcycle.

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Four hundred & twenty seven point two.

Today we made what was for me an endurance trek on the bike. Traveling between Christchurch and Wanaka. We encountered the strongest wind gusts I have ever felt and as I looked around us at the topography and the barren … Continue reading

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I’m on a boat.

Today is the beginning of our Adventure of a Lifetime. Summer Holiday Circa 2013/14. It began early. At 12:15am to be precise when my old nemesis the alarm insisted that we abruptly end our slumber and get out of bed. … Continue reading

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I’d rather be shopping.

It is only just barely over one week until I/we hit the road on our ‘Adventure of  a Lifetime’ South Island motorcycle adventure slash honeymoon slash road trip slash summer holiday. Today I did chores. I did not leave the … Continue reading

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