Travel: Four seasons a day ?
Travel: In the end it’s all just rocks trees and water but what a day?
We left Abel Tasman yesterday with beautiful sunny skies and the temperature around 20 degrees. Last night we hit -2 and today we’ve experienced snow, rain and sunshine. Really experiencing the 4 seasons a day! We woke up and made us instantly a cup of coffee. The blanket we got with the van is a […]
Travel: When the world was just a pancake ?
This morning we woke up without any rain at all yeah! We had to get up early because we needed to be gone from this campspot before 7. So we did?? no seriously it was a nice day to get up early with even a sunrise while driving to our next stop the Rawhiti cave. […]
Travel: Down the edges, through the passes, up the mountains steep ?
We started the day at the carpark. The weather app told us the day before sunshine well guess what that didn’t happen? There was lots of rain and heavy wind. So quick breakfast with yoghurt and no coffee…?after a while the rain stopped so did we at a viewpoint along the road. Then the rain […]
Travel: Melting ice leaves nowhere to go ❄️
Started the day at the parking from the Junction Cafe. It’s a parking for self-contained vans just before Arthurs Pas. It’s the pass we want to drive today and explore some of this area everyone is talking about. Can it come up to the expectations after our triple drive through Haast? Well the day started […]
Travel: where boots get lost?
We started the day early at the Franz Josef Glacier. After our Haas 3.0 adventure we choose the Fj walk instead of FJ and Fox. Still tired from the long drive yesterday. So actually very happy with this walk in the park! ? Walk in the park I hear you thinking? Yes the DoC has […]
Travel: Celebrity tree ? and waterfall paradise
Blue Pools We started the day where we ended last day. So get out and start hiking for a short walk to the blue pools. But the rain washed out the deep blue colors. So we had some greyblueishgreen pools. But still beautiful to see with the early morning sun. Fantail Falls This was a […]
Travel: the story continues we’re not even halfway
Today we had an early start to catch some sunset light at lake wannaka. So after an short night of sleep we started our van. Didn’t even had any coffee? Lake Wannaka Well return to our subject for this morning lake Wannaka and it’s famous tree. I didn’t prepare anything for this. My original idea […]
Travel: Smelley beachlife
Finally a travel update had some other activities the last days and fell asleep the moment my head touched my pillow? Well continue where I left. We stayed for the night at Brighton at a cool freecamping site. We woke up with a nice sunset and left the campsite because we read about a cool […]
Travel: Waking up with Mt Cook revealed☀️
Today was a really nice day full of exploring beaches around Dunedin. The day started fresh with a skinnydip session in the ocean at sunrise. Nothing beats a good skinnydip but damn this one was cold? Now we’re fully awake just start the van and go explore! First stop the strange Mouraki Boulders. Strange I […]
Today we had a beautiful sunrise with a surprise! Mt Cook was there without any clouds surrounding the top? So no plan B today but continue plan A and bring a visit to Mt Cook. While we arrived early at the parking it was clear that lots of people had the same thoughts. It was […]