Marfells Beach

After a nights stay in Blenheim to stock up on supplies (food, food and more food) we were ready to hit the road again and we were on our way to a campsite beside the ocean, Marfells Beach! A short drive off highway 1 lead us to this secluded little beachside camping location and it […]

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Robin Hood Bay

At this point of the trip we are over half way through and the feeling of exhaustion has well and truly set in. Money has become quite low and with only 10 days remaining, it was a smart decision to hide away in the middle of nowhere for 3 nights. We found Robin Hood Bay […]

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Takaka & Nelson

This has been my most favourite part of the trip so far! It’s a pretty tight decision between these 2 places and our beloved Otaio Gorge, but they have completely different reasons as to why we have loved them! We found friends who became our Otaio family and made it feel like home and Takaka […]

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West Coast

So before I begin my story of the West Coast, I must warn anyone who wishes to travel there that the sandflies are absolutely insane and bug spray must be worn at all times…. Other than having my ankles red raw with bites, the West Coast was honestly something so stunning to see! We began […]

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Cromwell to Wanaka

After a night of being the sandflies dinner and also breakfast the following morning, it was an absolute relief to arrive at our friends house in Cromwell! We worked with Gemma and Dedrick at our old jobs in Mount Cook and shared a special bond with the two of them! Gem and I are basically […]

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Invercargill & Mavora Lakes

After many rainy days in the Catlins, we attempted to chase the sun all the way down to Invercargill! The sun had managed to find his way out of the clouds for the afternoon, giving us a perfect window to set up camp and have a light snack on the grass! We spent the afternoon […]

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