Category: "New Zealand"

75. A Massive Red P!

June 15th, 2011
(Written: 15th May 2011) The weather forecast for the next few days was miserable.  This added to the well known rough seas of the "ditch" was slightly worrying. I figured that I wouldn't be seasick as long as I could open a window and get fresh ai… more »

76. The Forgotten Island

June 18th, 2011
(Written: 20th May 2011) The problem with hiring a car is that you tend to try to see everything you can so you end up turning into a bit of a Japanese tourist, stopping and jumping out for the odd photo and even on occasion not even stopping to take… more »

77. From Pacifist to Serial Killer

June 21st, 2011
(Written: 23rd May 2011) The journey back to Bluff on the boat was far worse than the journey to the island, these were now the roughest seas I've been on!  There were only ten passengers on the way back and four were violently ill and two others we… more »

78. The Beauty and the Beast

June 23rd, 2011
(Written: 26th May 2011) The Banks Peninsular and Akaroa are stunningly beautiful places.  A photo taken from almost anywhere would make the perfect postcard. The original settlement here was actually French but just a few days before the French mi… more »

79. Sheffield Re-United

June 26th, 2011
(Written: 28th May 2011) It took a while to find the temporary post office in Christchurch but there was Paddington.  We had both got here although by slightly different methods but it was time to complete my epic journey.   To be honest at this poi… more »