The Milford Track is New Zealand’s most popular Great Walk. There are 9 Great Walks and the Milford can be fully booked up to a year in advance. I was […]
The Catlins is a remote, sparsely populated area on the south east corner of the South Island. A couple waterfalls, dense rainforests, and rocky beaches were awaiting exploration.
(Added some captions at the request of Mom) The name comes from Dùn Èideann, the Scottish Gaelic name for Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. The city’s first surveyor was instructed […]
Touted as New Zealand’s best one-day hike and ranked as one of the best in the world, the Tongario Alpine Crossing is difficult 19.4 km (12 mile) track through stunning volcanic terrain. […]
A few pictures from my last house sit. A visit to Duder National Park
Cape Reinga is at the northwestern most part of New Zealand. The road north to Cape Reinga is bordered on the west by 90 Mile Beach. The beach is […]
The Bay of Islands consists of 144 separate island masses. These islands range from a few meters wide to some as large as 500 acres. Summer is just getting started […]
The month of November was spent house sitting in Pukekohe NZ, about 30 minutes south of Auckland. Our host home was a large house sitting on about 5 acres of […]
A beautiful day to sail in one of the roughest seas in Oceania.
On the way back north we stopped over in Punakaiki to check out the Pancake Rocks. These layered limestone rock formations have also been carved out into blowholes where seawater […]