Category Archives: New Zealand


New Zealand journey – Glenorchy to Queenstown

In the morning we woke up to the views of Mt Earnsaw out of our bunker’s windows. We were looking at the mountain that was used as a filming location for the crossing of the […]


New Zealand journey – Lake Pukaki to Glenorchy

Lake Pukaki is no doubt, one of New Zealand’s most beautiful glacial lakes. With its milky blue waters and snow-capped peaks of Mt. Cook National park as a backdrop this lake presents an amazing sight. […]


New Zealand journey – Fox Glacier to Lake Pukaki

The glaciers of New Zealand’s West Coast form part of the South Westland World Heritage Area. Fox Glacier is the longest of West Coast glaciers. This river of ice flows for 13 kilometres from the […]


New Zealand journey – Queenstown to Fox Glacier

South Island is the land of incredible contrasts. From the lush rainforests of the Fiordland we headed to the snow-covered mountain tops of Fox glacier in Westland National Park – another World Heritage area 329 […]


New Zealand journey – Milford Sound

No trip to New Zealand’s South Island would be complete without a visit to Milford Sound in Fiordland National Park. This World Heritage site lies just over the mountain range from Queenstown, no more than […]


New Zealand journey – Queenstown & Glenorchy

When I think about New Zealand the first thing that comes to mind is the magnificent scenery portrayed in The Lord of the Rings movies. So not surprisingly, a week long road trip through parts […]