The view of Auckland from the boat to Rangitoto Island After Samoa I was back in Auckland for another two days to meet my Irish friend Kelly who I had met onboard the Trans Mongolian Railway a couple of years ago. Kelly was working as an architect during the day so I was off to […]
After having just finished my journey with Stray in Wellington I was on a bus to Napier. I had contacted some friends of friends who said I was welcome to stay with them. Carol and Bruce were in their early forties and had a beautiful house on the country side with two dogs and a […]
Hawkes Bay Winetasting on a Bike!
Hawkes Bay and its surrounding areas has some of New Zealands most stable climate and is therefore an ideal place to grow wine grapes. Tour operators running wine tasting day trips are plentiful, but renting a bike will save you money which instead could be used for the two to ten dollar fees that most […]
Even with only two hundred thousand inhabitants, Wellington manages to boast a lot of cafés, bars, parks and museums. The city center has a lot of art around on the streets as well as nice places to meet, have a picnic or just relax. One of the days, despite winds and only 10 degrees in […]