A walk in the forest… Or how to follow the trail NZ style.

Recently we were tramping through parts of the Coromandel Forest Park. In the evening, around the coals fires ( sheer luxury!) we got round to discussing how New Zealand differs from the usual trails where the other visitors to the hut came from. First up was the fact that no animal was about to eat […]

One word photo challenge – “Snow”

Here’s our contribution to Jennifers One word Challenge for this week. We hope you enjoy it. Glendhu Bay is part of the Te Araroa trail. In May 2015, we were checking out the area in preparation for walking the South Island part later this year. During our visit, winter arrived overnight. Despite the gales and […]

Employment wanted: A job as a lighthouse keeper… Or similar.

We have begun to notice a trend as we travel around. Lighthouses. The idea of being remote, apart from the daily bustle and stresses of city life, whilst being paid to be there appeals to us. Don’t get us wrong, we haven’t gone all gooey eyed with romantic notions of sitting around sunbathing all day, […]