World Travels

May 25, 2006

Mighty Mighty Mount Cook

They said it couldn’t be done. They said it could take several attempts. They said most Kiwi’s never succeed. We said we’re going. We said we gotta try. And so, a few weeks ago, on a cold and overcast Saturday morning, we hopped in the car and started on our […]
April 9, 2006

Destination: Napier, North Island, NZ March 27 – April 1, 2006

A quick change of plans and we decided to head straight to Napier from Coromandel and cut out the two day drive around the East Cape of the North Island. We felt that moving from place to place every two or three days was cramping our style and wasn’t allowing […]
March 31, 2006

Destination: Coromandel, North Island, NZ March 23 – 27, 2006

We spent three and one-half days on the Coromandel Peninsula. Just a little over two hours from Auckland, we had a leisurely and easy drive through rolling pastureland to Thames which is located at the base of the peninsula and is the largest city of the Coromandel with a population […]
March 22, 2006

Destination: Northland, North Island, NZ March 2 – 22, 2006

Hello friends and family, We are back in Auckland for a quick 36 hour stint to regroup and catch up on some internetting which is much cheaper to do from Auckland ($3/hour) rather than small-town NZ ($5 to $9/hour). I spent a good six hours at the internet shop today […]