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 …

Road Tripping Through the South Island Part 1 of 2

Week 13 Day 84 Milford Sound, NZ 44.6750° S, 167.9294° E I wrapped up last week’s post the night before we went kayaking through Abel Tasman. Friday morning we woke up early, grabbed some sandwiches and coffee from a local coffee shop and headed to Marahau to check in for Freedom Kayak School. Before you’re allowed to run amuck with your …

First 30 Days in New Zealand

T-Tommy and Court-Court in New Zealand!! Day: 77 Current Location: Nelson, New Zealand 41° 16’15”S, 173° 17’2”E

Week 12 Day 77: We’ve hit the South Island, New Zealand!

South Island New zealand

Week 12 Day 77 Nelson, NZ 41.2708° S, 173.2839° E We finished up last week wrapping up our time in Wellington on the North Island. Saturday Tom and I woke up to take the 9:30am class.  Following class we hit up the Lower Hutt Farmer’s Market once more, stocking up on veggies and fruits to juice, and lamb and veggies …