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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


Blue Pools Aspiring National Park

I have travelled all across Australia, over the past 4 years I have been fortunate to venture overseas, but never in all my travels have I ever seen crystal blue water like I did in New Zealand. 587 more words

Romantic Vacations

New Zealand may have the clearest waters I've ever seen

Part of the Easter break agenda is to find a hidden gem in NZ that’s tucked away in North Island.

Like with all good things in life–you have to work for it. 249 more words

New Zealand

Fox Glacier to Wanaka

Distance travelled: 277km

I’m so tired writing this! It seems like days ago that I set off ¬†from Fox Glacier this morning! I’m glad I took the photos of the places I’ve been today otherwise I’d never remember! 755 more words

New Zealand

South Island Roadtrip P2

Part two of the three part journey home.

The second leg included a shit tonne of driving for Dirk and a lot of me sleeping in the passenger seat -pretty standard. 381 more words


Weekend Adventures

It took four years, but finally I made it back to one of my favourite parts of the country. It was one of the first places I explored in the South Island when I first arrived in New Zealand in 2012, but it took barely a minute to fall in love with the place when the bus pulled in to the lakeside on a gorgeous sunny day. 1,576 more words


2 weeks in NZ: Glacier hunting and blue pools

Itching intensely from the previous evening’s sandfly attack, and with dozens of the little fuckers still in the van, I set off back from Gillespies Beach to the nearest town on the main road, Fox Glacier. 1,189 more words

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