When I tired surfing…

Through talking to someone in a hostel in Nelson, top of the South Island, he suggested surfing at Raglan. In my guide book I discovered it’s actually no. 7 of things not to… Continue reading


The big earthquake hit on 22nd February 2011 killing 185 people. We arrived on a beautiful sunny day and from the outskirts you couldn’t see any damage, just life going on as normal.… Continue reading

Invercargill, Catlins, Moeraki Boulders and Rare Yellow Eyed and Little Blue Penguins

My new friend Jane and I rented a car to take us down to Invercargill and along the Catlins Coast to Dunedin then to Oamaru and back to Queenstown. For us Invercargill is… Continue reading

Milford Sound (Highs and Lows)

Just a sample of the waterfalls

Me and Jane (Highs and Lows)

On the road to Milford Sound

Paragliding (Highs and Lows)

Look at me I am flying!

Highs and Lows

It is about time I wrote another blog, I am sorry I have been so slow, I have been off having exciting adventures, so exciting they need two blog posts to fit it… Continue reading


After a night in Wellington I took the Interislander Ferry to the South Island to continue my adventure, starting in Picton. The ferry sails down the Cook Strait through the Marlborough Sounds. It… Continue reading

Farewell Wellington, Kiwi Hospitality and doing it alone

Tonight I am sitting in a youth hostel in Wellington in the common area, hoping to meet some friends, it’s not as easy as I expected, lots of people are in groups or… Continue reading

The morning after, when my friend JetLag came to visit…

After managing to stay awake to 8pm I fell into a wonderful deep sleep, until my body woke me up at 4am, ping! It was all good, checked emails, spoke to people on… Continue reading