monday, we head to the airport for a flight to dunedin, our third attempt to stay at road’s end cabin, a canopy camping escapes favourite of ours, nestled quietly into a hill, surveying the wilds of brighton beach below. our hosts, paula & nathan have thought of everything giving this little cabin a cosy luxuriousness […]
day one // auckland to waiomu we pack in the thick warm soup of the morning, both of us covered in a sticky sheen of sweat within minutes. cold showers and we’re cool for a few minutes before commenting again how much like singapore this humidity feels. on the ferry there’s almost no difference between […]
Kaikōura is a place i’ve only ever driven through on the way to somewhere else. And it really deserves more attention than that. The name Kaikōura means “to eat crayfish” in Maori (kai – eat/food, koura – crayfish) and this beautifully picturesque part of new zealand has both mountains and ocean as its backdrops. Stunning. […]
eating at fleur’s place and visiting these marvellously mysterious boulders are two of the reasons we love visiting moeraki.
+++ in terms of places to spend a wedding anniversary, this one was pure magic. yesterday, after packing the car and saying goodbyes to mother, we drove south to paraparaumu where we went through a biosecurity check and hopped on the boat to kapiti island – a predator-free nature reserve. the island has a pretty […]