Dunedin and the penguin

We left Balclutha and drove to Dunedin which was a little busy when we arrived. After a fair bit of searching, we found a cheap parking space near the station and walked to see the most photographed building in New Zealand. We thought we could spend a fair amount of time walking around Dunedin and…

Rainbows on the Milford Sound

We woke up early, made ourselves a coffee, and tilted our beds back to seats. The night had been gusty but warm enough for us both to sleep. Despite spending the night at the closest campsite to Milford Sound we still had 43 km to drive before our cruise at 9am. The drive started well,…

Backtracking to Marlborough Sound

A short stop in Christchurch gave us enough time to organise ourselves and pick up a car for almost 6 weeks. We were both excited to be free from bus timetables and less like pack horses. We easily filled the boot of our Toyota yaris with our bags, camping gear and most importantly food. Then…