New Zealand Week 3: Wine, seals, mountains, parrots!

Our last week in New Zealand was yet another whirlwind of driving, new cities, and taking in the sights. Some highlights include wine tasting, hanging out in seal colonies in Kaikoura, taking a helicopter ride over the glaciers, and luging in Queenstown. South Island Wine Country Our South Island adventure started with a ferry rideContinue reading “New Zealand Week 3: Wine, seals, mountains, parrots!”

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New Zealand Week 2: Blackwater rafting, Kiwi sightings, geothermal mud baths, and more!

Happy Holidays everyone! It’s been awhile since week one update, but we have been pretty busy and when we get back to our accommodations I just want to sleep. Week two was pretty packed with activities and lots of driving to finish up our north island portion of the road trip. Waitomo Cave Blackwater RaftingContinue reading “New Zealand Week 2: Blackwater rafting, Kiwi sightings, geothermal mud baths, and more!”

New Zealand Week 1: Auckland, Bay of Islands, Coromandel Peninsula

Kia Ora Friends! We have been having a great time here in New Zealand for the last week. It hasn’t all been super fun though as we are still adjusting to driving on the left and dealing with being generally allergic to the countryside (I have sneezed twice while writing this sentence). But we haveContinue reading “New Zealand Week 1: Auckland, Bay of Islands, Coromandel Peninsula”