The Franz Josef Glacier sits on the west coast of the South Island. It is one of only three glaciers in the world that descend into a temperate rainforest.
Mountains pierce the cool blue surface like underwater giants coming up for air. It was the most amazing scenery I’ve ever experienced. Milford Sound holds the claim to New Zealand […]
We’ve been jumping around a lot the past few weeks. From Christchurch we headed to the popular holiday spot of Queenstown. The population of this modern, alpine village rolls over […]
Recently took a drive inland to visit Castle Hill. This spot is named after the limestone rock formations, reminiscent of an old, run-down stone castle. Pictures barely do these mammoth […]
I’ve been staying in Lyttelton for the past couple weeks. This small town outside of Christchurch was the epicenter to the 2011 earthquake that devastated much of the area. A […]
The Kaikoura Peninsula remains mostly farming land. There is a walking path around the peninsula that offers some nice views as it winds through multiple paddocks. At low tide you […]
I’m currently house sitting on the beautiful Kaikoura peninsula for the next 10 days. My host Brian and Ruth are headed to Perth, Australia and have left us in charge […]
My second trip to Mount Cook National Park was much more enjoyable and productive. The weather was suburb and no wind this time.
A popular tourist attraction 30 minutes south of the coastal city Oamaru, the Moeraki Boulders are an interesting geographical phenomenon. The largest of these spheres, 2.2 metres (7.2 ft), are […]
My very good friend Doug was inspired by the photos and stories from my journey and he wrote the poem below. I was honored to receive such a gift and […]