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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...
New Zealand Hospitality

New Zealand Hospitality

In New Zealand, we have struggled to keep the blog up to date due to lack of decent wifi, but we will be updating it with all our adventures once we arrive home in 2 weeks. Today we wanted to share a little about the wonderful hospitality we have received in New...
Heading West in Tassie

Heading West in Tassie

From St Helens, we drove west towards Launceston. Our first stop was the lovely town of Binalong Bay on the edge of the Bay of Fires, we had a lovely walk on the rocks and beach and the girls enjoyed yet another Tassie playground. From here we headed north – opting to...
Washing on the Road

Washing on the Road

If you have read our blog about packing you will know that we have brought a minimal number of clothes away on our trip with us and therefore washing is a chore that we can’t escape from! Here is a little insight into how we have managed so far, and we’ve included the...