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Goodbye Sandflies and Rain - Day 17-19 

Although we have had more rain then we wished we are trying to be positive and are still enjoying our time in New Zealand. One thing we love about Australia and New Zealand (among few of the countries who work this way) is the restaurants. 986 more words

Okura to Wanaka . . . . . . over the Haast Pass

A mere 2 hour drive but lots of stops! My mission is to find where the actual Haast Pass is! We didn’t see a sign, I was disappointed. 528 more words

Train. Plane. BUS! - Wanaka

27th August

Today was a driving day but, in typical Stray style, this meant a lot to see on the way. Just be warned this post is mostly pictures and not hugely exciting commentary. 329 more words


Testing our 'visitor tour' on the in-laws

We’ve pretty much got our ‘visitor tour’ down pat now and have a few key places we take our friends and family around our neighbourhood (weather dependent). 1,263 more words

Our first official visitors!

Last week we had our first official visitors (aside from Dana who helped us move). My best friend Pam and her new daughter Hazel (at only 4 weeks old) came to visit Josh and I. 925 more words

Shades of Blue

After a peaceful night by Gillespies Beach, we awoke to the Southern Alps painted in shades of blue.

Another great glacier to see in this area is Fox Glacier, and we were blessed with a sunny day for our hike, a stark contrast to our hike to Franz Josef Glacier the day before. 138 more words