Things we'll remember about caravaning
March 13th 2019
After 75 days touring the South Island in an old '87 retro NZ caravan (in peak season), there's a few things we will remember for sure...
Good things come to an end
March 11th 2019
We arrived 'home' to the North Island on Feb 28th, a good 75 days since we left, living in our caravan since Nov 24th. ☀️ 75 days 🚗 Almost 8,000km 🌲 31 different towns stayed in 😊
Double the Retro
March 1st 2019
What do you get when you have two young families and two old retro caravans in the South Island? Two weeks of FUN!! You may have read one of our earlier posts that mentioned some friends who took 5
February 17th 2019
After our gravel road caravan dust bomb experience, we were REALLY thankful for some friends who extended their family's hospitality and let us park up at their Grandad's "Crib" in Manapouri.
February 13th 2019
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-farms that didn't have much going on for it. Wowzers...
Life in a Caravan: 52 days in
February 3rd 2019
Life in a caravan can be pretty cruisey – so long as you can get outdoors, get along with your spouse and have some space to relax! We’re loving it. You learn that you don’t need too much
February 2nd 2019
Nothing much but some bush, beach and a handful of people… finally! We found a mint DOC campground, Papatowai, tucked along the coast line with access to a beach - we decided to base ourselves here
Cromwell/ Alexander Region
January 28th 2019
After a pitstop in Waimate again (to pick up Ridge), we headed down southward, towards the Alexander region. We parked up at a free overnight spot along Cromwell Gorge, where all the tourists park up
Lake Pukaki, Mt Cook & Tekapo
January 22nd 2019
We decided to call into Lake Pukaki for a night, so that we could spend a day up around Mt Cook. As we headed up the highway we picked up some fresh salmon from High Country Salmon. Yum! There’s
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