Lake Tekapo

Lake Tekapo

Today we travelled from Christchurch to Lake Tekapo. We were a bit worried as the day started out heavily overcast, with fog all over the coastal plains, as well as running up the mountains as we headed up to Lake Tekapo. It was wonderful to find that around midday,...
Nelson to Christchurch

Nelson to Christchurch

This was one of our long car trips at 5+ hours from Nelson to Christchurch, but we had the day set aside for this. The stop in Christchurch to just be a rest night before heading down to Lake Tekapo the next day. We had already decided to break the trip in to a few...
Nelson

Nelson

We arrived in Nelson around midday, which was just in time to start our cycle trip around Nelsons wineries. We did the trip on bikes hired from Rose at the Gentle Cycling Company, and she has a brilliant setup. The bikes as well as her friendliness and knowledge were...
Kaikoura to Nelson

Kaikoura to Nelson

I started the day early at Kaikoura, as I went around to the point to try for some sunrise photos. I had a few locals drive past but obviously people standing in the dawn light with a camera and tripod is the norm, as none of them seemed to bat an eyelid. Usually I...