Beautiful sea, beautiful towns, beautiful mountains and beautiful drives in beautiful Croatia

After our tour of Dubrovnik we carried on north up the coast and into Bosnia and Herzegovina. We spent 28 minutes covering the 22 kilometers¬†of coastline, learnt the interesting fact that Bosnia & Herzegovina is the country with the second shortest coastline in the world after Monaco, and then crossed the border back into Croatia. … Continue reading Beautiful sea, beautiful towns, beautiful mountains and beautiful drives in beautiful Croatia

Rafting, Warren the seagull and bidding farewell to New Zealand – Geraldine, Peel Forest, Rangitata River and north to Christchurch.

After a late night chatting with other guests we had a fairly slow exit from Fairlie and were probably not on top form, as we drove 10km in the wrong direction before realising and turning back. We were headed to the town of Geraldine, where Caro was unreasonably excited about the dual attractions of a … Continue reading Rafting, Warren the seagull and bidding farewell to New Zealand – Geraldine, Peel Forest, Rangitata River and north to Christchurch.

Our first days on the South Island, a minor hissy fit and beautiful Abel Tasman National Park

A quick preface to our South Island adventure; we had 4 weeks available to us and below is a picture of the map that we had annotated with what we wanted to see. Yes, Caro was in charge of the map and no, James was not allowed to touch it.The point is that, despite being … Continue reading Our first days on the South Island, a minor hissy fit and beautiful Abel Tasman National Park