The Lewis Pass

From Hanmer Springs the road starts to lead inland towards the Lewis Pass following the Waiau River along a mostly flat if potholed piece of road. As you can see from the above photo the scenery is very pretty with lots of things to take your eye from the road if you aren’t concentrating especially… Read More The Lewis Pass

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

McKenzie Country

We have been spending time with my cousin Jon at his place just out of Timaru he offered to take us on a guided tour of the back and the McKenzie country so Sunday morning we jumped into his Landrover and off we went. First stop just up the road was the Maori rock art.… Read More McKenzie Country

On our way to Timaru

Leaving the madness that was Mt. Cook we drove towards the Ohau Canal POP (#8107) with the view to spending the night but having missed it on the initial drive past we ended up at the bottom of the gully next to the power station, Asking a couple of people who we found fishing at… Read More On our way to Timaru

Tekapo to Mt. Cook

Once we had the campervan settled it was onto the bikes for a ride around the lake to explore the area. It really is good the amount of money that has been spent on forming these tracks around the country as it allows those like us to feel safe from the large trucks that are… Read More Tekapo to Mt. Cook