Leaving the beautiful camping area at Lake Brunner it was time to head back towards civilisation to stock up on a few supplies. However the plan was to take a bit of a detour on the way stopping at Blackball a town made famous by a labour strike at the coal mine won in the… Read More Greymouth

Arthurs Pass

Leaving the NZMCA camp in Hokitika it was going to be pass number two of four as we crossed over from East to West and West to East with the Haast Pass checked off the list it was up to Kumara Beach for the road inland to Christchurch. Of course yet again we have chosen… Read More Arthurs Pass

Swimming in Coca Cola!

When Sarah and I where at Pururi Bay talking with John and Gaylene about their favourite spots they insisted that we must visit Ramp Road on the Karikari Peninsula in the far north.  When we stayed at Willowbrook and caught up with Paul and Vana they had been there and also said that we should… Read More Swimming in Coca Cola!

The Far North

  We where enjoying it so much in Kerikeri that we decided to spend another day  and night starting with a ride into town to visit the New World for a few supplies. Starting on a downhill to the Stone Store and feeling fit we decided that we would ride up to the roundabout at… Read More The Far North

Freedom Camping in Paradise

It’s funny we have owned the old campervan for 15 years prior to purchasing the new one and we had never been freedom camping and here we are spending our 4th day unrestricted in only 8 days of owning the van. The camp site at Whananaki South is not in the travel directory and it’s… Read More Freedom Camping in Paradise