I never thought that Southland was a nice place... don't get me wrong, but I just imagined some sort of forgotten-about-bottom-of-the-island-farm. Read More
No reception. No town. No traffic lights.
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We came upon Old Cromwell - a cute little historic area of the town.
Touring Mt Cook like a tourist, Lake Pukaki views and a couple days in Tekapo with giant pinecones. Read more
Lake water lapping at the pebbles, native birds chirping their morning songs and the stillness only quiet brings...
Not many people stop in Waimate! It's not 'big' on the to-do list...
As the heat temperature gauge touched the red line, a lookout rest stop came into view about 200m up the hill... will we make it?
The wild west coast of NZ ... rugged, wet, somewhat grey and peaceful.
Just south of Westport is Cape Foulwind, a little spot on the coast line, with a lighthouse, a pub, 3 local dogs.
An alpine snow-seeker haven in winter and a tourist hike mecca in Summer!Read more
We packed up, left our hometown and hit the road, one way to the Wellington Ferry!Read more>
Time to tow this old girl! We're hitting the road to Wellington on Sunday, parking up at a Club... Read more >
52 days into our trip. Many more to go: What we are learning! Life in a caravan can be pretty cruisey ...Read more >
And not a single vehicle breakdown! Things we've learnt along the way, and should you do this trip?Read more >
Hubby and I had a dream that we could see turning into reality, so we went after it. Touring the South Island in a caravan.... Read more >
I'm Nat and my hubby and I are on a 'sabbatical' of sorts - we've put our job/business on hold to take time out to live slow for three months and tour the South Island of our beautiful country, NZ. You'll find my notes on our wanderings along the way right here on the blog. Oh, and we're taking our 8mo puppy, Ridge, with us, so it'll be a fun journey with him too!
We have no set direction, just an inkling so come along and enjoy the ride via these stories!