It took us 8 hours to get from Valparaíso to Mendoza by bus and compared to some of the nightmare journeys that we have taken, this one was a breeze, particularly with the aid of our third travelling companion, Netflix. The road crosses the Andes so it does get pretty wibbly, but that is more … Continue reading Getting stuck into the vino in Mendoza
We gave ourselves two nights in Pokhara to recover after our trek before heading out on another adventure; a 3-day rafting and camping trip on the Kali Gandaki with Paddle Nepal. At 7.30am we pitched up at the meet point and climbed aboard a ropey looking bus for a 3-hour bus journey to the start … Continue reading 3 days rafting on the Kaligandaki
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.