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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

World Travel

Blue Pools

Just pass Makarora you can find the beautiful Blue Pools. Park you car (or camper!) and head into the Westland forest and about 15 minutes later you will come across two swing bridges and the stunning Blue Pools.

New Zealand

Day 4 - Blue Pools, Fantail Falls and Haast Pass

After checking-in to Avalanche (our lovely accommodation at Wanaka), we decided to make use of the good weather and the longer summer daylight, and drove to the Blue Pools. 988 more words

New Zealand

Rubbertramping New Zealand

I’m back!

Unfortunately I let my commitment to this blog slide for the last few months but a very amazing friend of mine re-ignited my passions for travel and writing and helped me realise that I should get back to it! 1,701 more words

The wild West Coast

We’d seen spectacular scenery, volcanic activity and beautiful beaches on our travels in New Zealand, but we were now entering the ‘Wild West’ – where the stormy Tasman Sea batters the rugged coast, giant glaciers calve through sheer rock and crumbling cliff tops create treacherous roads. 1,008 more words


Day 9 | Mount Aspiring National Park + Wanaka

HIKING. What everyone tells you to do in New Zealand and one of the biggest parts of our trip! I’m so excited to be able to share this post with everyone, finally, after putting it off for half a week (hey, I needed the rest). 559 more words