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. […]
(observational notes of exquisitely ordinary moments) something that made me go “huh!” today i learned // if you stare for a long time at a block of yellow then shift your gaze to a white sheet of paper, you will see it, for a moment, as violet. this phenomenon—the coloured afterimage—occurs because there is energetic […]
eating at fleur’s place and visiting these marvellously mysterious boulders are two of the reasons we love visiting moeraki.
VOL. 3 :: SOUTH TO OKARITO this morning we have time for another soak in the hot tub before we say farewell to our lovely woodpecker hut hideaway. +++ i think both of us could happily have stayed there for the remainder of our holiday, but we have more places to visit, so we pack […]
VOL. 2 :: CAPE FOULWIND . A GHOST TOWN . ARTHURS PASS sunday – with embers still warm from the night before, i stoke up a fire to heat the hot tub again, while Nic puts the kettle on to make more coffee. it feels luxurious to be sitting in a hot tub in the […]