A spectacular day at Arthur’s Pass and an interesting night in a nursing home – Greymouth,Moana, Arthur’s Pass & Hokitika

On first appearance, Greymouth isn’t anything particularly special and was simply going to serve as a place to buy some new flip flops; James’s 2 dollar ones were giving up the ghost. However, we soon found that it was a lovely town for a leg stretch with some quirky shops and cafes and a dose … Continue reading A spectacular day at Arthur’s Pass and an interesting night in a nursing home – Greymouth,Moana, Arthur’s Pass & Hokitika

James the passion killer and a very Welly New Year

We have not really experienced the downsides of sharing accommodation with lots of other travellers, but James had the misfortune of disturbing a French couple getting frisky in the gent’s showers when we returned to camp after the Tongariro Crossing. He signalled his presence with some awkward coughing and loud gargling whilst cleaning his teeth … Continue reading James the passion killer and a very Welly New Year