From Omarama to Queenstown

Yay, finally Manchos dream come true: we are going to Queenstown! Home of beautiful scenery and all the adventure and kickass activities anyone can wish for. Not that we have done any of them! But our arrival was promising: after check in at the least charming campsite so far, we took a scenic walk by… Continue reading From Omarama to Queenstown

Abel Tasman to Hanmer Springs

Actualy, we should be on our way to the glaciers on the westcoast, but we need to constantly drive away from the bad weather- so change of plans! Heading east instead, towards Christchurch via Hanmer Springs.

Abel Tasman National Park

So glad to be here for more than 1 night for a change! We decide to go on a track from Totaranui to Seperation point. Well, we managed 3 quarters, the exhaustion does not agree with a 5 hours fast pace up and down the hill exercise. But what we have seen, is totally worth… Continue reading Abel Tasman National Park

Malborough Sounds – from Picton to Anakiwa

In Picton, we hit the i-site and arranged for a place to stay in Anakiwa, and a kayak tour on the Sounds- No rest there! We didn’t realize how close we were to the Queens Charlotte track until the next day. The drive to Anakiwa was just beautiful, with a quick stop at Shakespeare bay.