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it's a long way from whitley bay... Hi everyone and welcome to our journal where you can see and read what we've been up to and where we're going next. We hope you enjoy it, and would love you to keep in touch with your news, and send us your comments! Lots of love, Sarah and Phil x ;)

New Zealand

There are [277] photos and [16] stories about New Zealand


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Auckland and Bay of Islands

Wednesday, 21 May 2008 | Views [1039] | Comments [1]

Hi everyone, After five fantastic weeks it's finally time to say bye bye to New Zealand, the van and Phil's beard! We headed up to the small town of Russell in the Bay of the Islands on Saturday and had a nice relaxing day of mooching around in the ... Read more >


Gallery: Auckland and Bay of Islands

Wednesday, 21 May 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Tongariro, Rotorua, Raglan and Auckland

Saturday, 17 May 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Tongariro, Rotorua & Auckland

Saturday, 17 May 2008 | Views [1368] | Comments [2]

Hi everyone, This week we've been climbing Mount Doom, holding our noses in Rotorua and collecting a certain ring in Auckland.... On Tuesday we did the Tongariro Crossing, which is a 7 hour walk (yes, another 7 hour walk! how did this happen?!) through ... Read more >


Gallery: Golden Bay, Picton, Wellington, Nelson and Abel Tasman,

Monday, 12 May 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Golden Bay, Picton and Wellington

Monday, 12 May 2008 | Views [990] | Comments [4]

Hi everyone, We finally made it to the North Island! After the Mediterranean-like Abel Tasman National park, we made it up as far as Golden Bay on the far Northern shores of the South Island, where we stayed in a nice little hippyish town called Takaka, ... Read more >


Gallery: we're engaged!

Wednesday, 7 May 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Newsflash!

Wednesday, 7 May 2008 | Views [952] | Comments [4]

Hi everyone, Just to let you all know that we're engaged! Phil proposed on Tuesday and luckily the beard and two weeks holed up in a campervan hadn't put Sarah off and she said yes! Guess we should fill you in on the details.....like was it romantic ... Read more >


Queenstown, Wanaka and the Glaciers

Sunday, 4 May 2008 | Views [1222] | Comments [2]

Hi everyone, Hope you're enjoying decent Bank Holiday weather... we've been battling through the rain and snow in New Zealand in the past few days. We arrived in Queenstown on Wednesday night, with the thermometer in our van reading about 2 degrees ... Read more >


Gallery: Queenstown, Wanaka & glaciers

Sunday, 4 May 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Otago, Catlins & Milford Sound

Wednesday, 30 Apr 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Otago peninsular, the Catlins, Fjordland and Milford Sound

Wednesday, 30 Apr 2008 | Views [1502] | Comments [4]

'Kia Ora' (hello, wassup in Kiwi) from week 2 on the road in New Zealand. We're half-way around the South Island now - and still absolutely loving it. Having extended our time in NZ yet again (we're now staying 5 weeks) we've just over 1000 miles ... Read more >


Akaroa, Lake Tekapo, Mount Cook, Oamaru and Dunedin

Thursday, 24 Apr 2008 | Views [5305] | Comments [3]

Hi everyone, We've been in New Zealand for a week now and have decided the locals are really rude. They've got all this fantastic scenery and yet they keep it all to themselves! Outrageous. They could at least donate a few mountain ranges and ... Read more >


Gallery: Akaroa, Tekapo, Mt Cook, Oamaru & Dunedin

Monday, 21 Apr 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Christchurch

Saturday, 19 Apr 2008 | Views [889] | Comments [1]

Hi everyone, We arrived in Christchurch on Thursday after 3 great weeks in Oz. The Maori name for New Zealand is Aotearoa which means 'Land of the Long White Cloud' and we could see why as we flew over the island..... We spent our first ... Read more >


Gallery: Christchurch

Thursday, 17 Apr 2008 | Photo Gallery


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