Weekly Photo Challenge: New

A new morning. The sun is rising. Another day of adventures begins. Nobody knows what lies ahead. I hope I get to experience many of these days this year. I hope their are many amazing places to explore, preferably with good company. This photo reminds me of how great it is to be on the…

Park near the water

Summer is coming and that means we all pack our bags, slap on some sunscreen and hit the road. Summer is the perfect time for a roadtrip and what better way to enjoy the sun than camping? On my recent road trip, however short it turned out to be, I found some gems of campgrounds…

A road not easily forgotten.

It was only a half hour drive to the Moeraki boulders, but my car couldn’t handle it anymore. Suddenly the temperature gage went up high in the sky and when I left the state highway for the last few hundred meters to the boulders, the engine just stopped. I was stuck in between the highway…

Wildlife of the south

You don’t have to go on a safari to see some awesome wildlife. Right here in the south of New Zealand, there is plenty to see. I alway get excited when I can get up close and personal with beautiful animals. Here are some of my favorite spots from my roadtrip. Penguins There are two…

Mysterious Moeraki in photos

These are the Moeraki boulders, south of Oamaru on the South Island of New Zealand. Most tourists skip this area, but it is well worth a visit. These boulders are incredibly photogenic, especially at low tide, when you can walk around them, climb and explore. It’s like a giant dropped here pearl necklace, only the…

Exploring the south of the south

I’m done working! For now at least. I’ve got a small budget and we’ll see how far it takes me. I can’t wait to get my van on the road and start exploring. I’m kicking off with a loop through the south of the South Island, which will look somewhat like this: Highlights on the…