Monthly Archives: May 2014

New Zealand – Part II (Christchurch – Queenstown)

One of the coffee shops in Christchurch sells a poster of the city map with “there is nothing to see here” emblazoned across it in red. This reflects the general sentiment of travellers heading away from the city. Not me! … Continue reading

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New Zealand – Part I (Wellington – Kaikora)

Arriving at the huge and barren Wellington YHA Hostel, the instructions for late check-in ask me to ‘press the big red button’. I spend a long time looking for the ‘big red button’. Others also join in. Defeated, I set … Continue reading

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Australia – Part III (E.Coast Road Trip)

Before being released into the wild with our rusty Land Rover, we have to watch a safety video about Fraser Island. Driving on sand and getting bogged are covered, but a disturbing proportion focuses on the native Dingos (fox like … Continue reading

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Australia – Part II (E.Coast Road Trip)

Our travelling camper is bright green and from a company called ‘Jucy’. We often get approached by people mistaking it for a ice cream van. It’s a big vehicle, but still a small space for 4 fully grown humans. After … Continue reading

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