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The Bees Reflections

The Bees Reflections

So we’ve been home for just over 2 months now and it has taken time to adjust. We still haven’t finished writing blogs as life has taken over, however, we thought we’d write a reflection of our trip and how it has changed us. Travelling wasn’t...
Heading Down the East Coast

Heading Down the East Coast

We headed down the winding roads from Akaroa towards Ashburton where we stopped for lunch – to be honest, there isn’t much here and we should have planned our stop better!! We then continued down the East Coast towards Timaru arriving in the late...
Carry on camper

Carry on camper

An early start for Sarah as she volunteered to walk to start the process of collecting our home on wheels from Apollo – after hearing that there can be long wait times involved. Fortunately, Sarah sorted everything out so quickly that she was able to come to...
Return to New Zealand – 11 years on

Return to New Zealand – 11 years on

Hours waiting in Melbourne airport, delayed flight, lack of food on disappointing Virgin airlines, but we are back in New Zealand – 11 years and 1 month after last being here. A most welcoming passport control lady, customs man and taxi driver help us to get to...
Hobart Captures Our Hearts

Hobart Captures Our Hearts

Having spent the last two weeks driving around Tasmania, we ended our trip with 3 nights in it’s ‘capital’ Hobart. This coastal city in the south of the country is nothing like any other city we have been too. Those that know us well, will tell you...
Strahan to Port Arthur

Strahan to Port Arthur

On leaving Strahan we were headed to Port Arthur but decided that we needed to break up the journey and therefore booked ourselves a last minute stop at the beautiful Sassafras Springs in Ellendale, just north of Hobart. We drove out via Lake St Clair – a...