Dear Hector, I can't thank Karen & family enough for a wonderful week of home comforts, and a chance to rest and explore after working hard in Dunedin. Here's some of our activity highlights if you find yourself down in this part of NZ... Timaru First and foremost of course - explore Timaru itself! The … Continue reading What to do with a week in Timaru?!
Dearest Hector, Ok, so it’s no secret that I have fallen behind on blogging about my journey. But sat watching the waves on a beautiful black sand beach on the coast of Chile, sipping on a coffee, I wrote for you a real time update on my adventure, and seeing as I am now officially … Continue reading Peps’ Travel round up – 2017 so far…
Dear Hector, It was tough to leave Dunedin, as with all of the places I've become a little too comfortable, but on discovering Karen had arrived with a yellow VW Beetle as our adventure-mobile, I was raring to go! The start of the journey venturing into Middlemarch brought little but thick fog, until all of … Continue reading South Island Road Trip no.1
Dearest Penelope, It has been a while, hasn’t it!! While you have been galavanting around the land of Oz, NZ and South America; my only sight has been the commute to work - oh, the joy... It was a delight to be reunited on your surprise trip back to the UK and I looking forward … Continue reading 7 Hours In Paris
Dear Hector, After the crazy of Queenstown, and a non-stop few weeks on the road, I was ready to settle down for a while and have a bit of a rest. Through a stroke of luck, I easily found myself some work for accommodation on the East Coast, and set off to Dunedin. With a … Continue reading Dunedin – a brief return to the world of work
Dear Hex, With the decision made to return back to the UK at the end of my Australia working holiday, it was time to exit the country, and get going on the long road home, we will be reunited before you know it! Conveniently flying direct from Melbourne to Queenstown, I would begin on the … Continue reading Queenstown – Hello New Zealand!
Dear Hector, The big rock might have been done, but our tour was by no means over. Waking up at 4am for our earliest departure yet, South Australia awaited us. It was a long morning of travel, with few stops, although we did have the time to wander amongst some desert peas – incredibly vivid … Continue reading Going underground, Gorge walking and Goodbyes – Uluru to Adelaide