Tom and Courtney Down Under

Week 16 Day 102 Manly, NSW Australia 33.7962° S, 151.2827° E The morning following Thanksgiving, we woke up to find a ticket on our car. We had been ticketed for “Freedom Camping.” As we wrote about before, we assumed we were good as long as there were no “no overnight parking” signs due to our run in with the cops …

Thanksgiving 2013

When I wrapped up my post last week, we were getting ready to have our Thanksgiving celebration with Steve and Kevin. Tom and I started the day at Redrocks, Skyping our families and wishing them a Happy Thanksgiving.  This Thanksgiving more than ever I’m very grateful for technology that allows Tom and I to communicate so easily with our families from across the …

The Day after Thanksgiving Celebration in Queenstown

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Week 15 Day 99 Queenstown 45.0311° S, 168.6625° E October 25th…The Day after Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving Celebration! I hope you are all having a wonderful Thanksgiving! Hopefully you are all with friends and family. I am lucky to say that all the way across the world from my home I will be celebrating Thanksgiving with both my family and friends! Tom …

We’ve Arrived in the Promise Land…Dunedin!

  Week 14 Day 92 Dunedin, Otago NZ 45.8667° S, 170.5000° E When I last left off, we were in Invercargill–land of fire drills and sobriety check points. Most of our time spent in Invercargill, was spent at their HUGE (for NZ standards) library.  They had free WIFI and after being on the road from Milford most of the day it …

Road Tripping through the South Island 2 of 2

New Zealand Road Tripping

Week 13 Day 86 Invercargill, NZ 46.4131° S, 168.3475° E When I last left off, I left you with the promise of adventure and this post I hope does not fall short. Monday morning Tom and  I left Kaikoura en route to Christchurh by way of Hanmer Spring. Hanmer Spring is a resort town built around the amazing Hanmer Spring …