A quick shufty at the Clay Cliffs at Omerama then on towards Lakes Pukaki/Tekapo. The most spectacular views of this range bar none…. After visiting the Observatory on Mt Cook I decided an overnight in remotest remote-land, may prove lucky for my last attempt at a NZ starscape. The skies cleared at 10pm and the minus nine night… Continue reading Mt Cook and a Starry-starry night
After fleeing from Invershitesville ….I slowly worked my way up the coast looking for …..something. Moeraki boulders? Tourist stop! I have to say that the 2 hr walk up the beach was more interesting, but once there I was determined to try and make them look a bit intriguing. Don’t be fooled though and, my… Continue reading Captain of the Steampunk Enterprise.
Some lush motors and that’s IT, as far as visiting Invercargill. It’s also a freaking long way to get to – and by proxy – AWAY FROM (and pronto). Lush motors though….I want several shown below (One, in black, with flames, and a fuck-off blown hemi please?) and my old BSA A65 – Losang -remember… Continue reading inverCARgill
I’m coming down with some sort of hideous kiwi bug so I’m laying low and banging this one out quickly, so excuse the lack of anything that it’s lacking in. I feel like shit! I’m now all seriously drugged up and will head on soon, I hope. Great weather for my overnight trip to Doubtful Sound… Continue reading Doubtful about Milford, but Sound.
From Franz Josef, I headed straight for Bruce Bay, where I’d heard there is a good chance of finding, Pounamo, New Zealand jade. I wanted to do something with it as a gift? for the girls and all their respective birthdays. after wandering up and down for a couple of hours I’d got quite a stash… Continue reading whizz through Wanaka
Firstly. Happy birthday to two of my daughters Honor (16….on – 31st Aug) and Matilda (21….. on 1st Sept) sort of today here for both. Cool! I’m sad I’m not there in person but here’s a blog in your names. Love hugs and kisses! Big ones for Hedy too, whose 18th was on 8th Aug. MASSIVE ! – SPECIAL AGES… Continue reading Hokitika, Okarito and 3144 Glaciers
I’ve wanted to drive through the Arthurs Pass (Parthers Ass, to the locals) since knowing I was coming to the South Island and I’ve now done it. Spectacular at the start then unfortunately; Clouds, Rain, and THE GREY DISTRICT!!!! – capital Greymouth, the mouth of the Grey River. Grey, from the top of the Pass to Punakaiki.… Continue reading Arthur’s Pass to Grey.