Touring NZ

Something to be said about visiting a new place, or revisiting an old place. We recently found ourselves back in Fiordland’s Milford Sound (Piopiotahi) after a long hiatus, but the drive down through the Lindis Pass from Christchurch, and over Queenstown’s Devil’s Staircase reminded me that New Zealand’s roads, while they can be spectacularly scenic,Continue reading “Touring NZ”

Magical Nelson Lakes

If you’re ever up around the Nelson Lakes National Park near the top of the South Island, and the weather co-operates, I’d strongly recommend the sunset from the shores of Lake Rotoiti. When we were there recently, the setting sun caught the tops of the ranges in a stunning orange glow before fading to aContinue reading “Magical Nelson Lakes”